Beef Plov (Beef Rice Pilaf)

This is just a stunning dish. It does take a bit of work and time commitment. But in the end, you have tender beef, perfectly cooked spiced rice and delicious golden raisins. This is easily in the top 10 favourite dishes in our household.

Barbeque Chicken Legs

When it comes to barbeque chicken, the recipe is more of a template listing the correct technique. You can use pretty much any spices you like or any barbeque sauce of choice. But it’s the process of cooking the chicken most of the way on indirect heat that makes this […]

Classic Frittata

I have a dear friend who frequently makes frittatas, and not just for lunch, but dinner too. I think I understand why!! They are packed with protein, flavour and so easy to make. The combinations are limitless. I often wilt some spinach into my frittata, regardless of what toppings combination […]

One-Pot Creamy Chicken Asparagus Pasta

What a winning formula! I’m obsessed with one-pot pastas. Pasta cooking water has been a staple in Italian cuisine for generations. So why discard pasta cooking water? Instead, let’s cook everything in one pot and save that pasta cooking water as a thickener and as the sauce for the dish. […]

My Latest Pasta Salad

I have quite a few pasta salad recipes. But I love this one for its simplicity. I also love the addition of jarred roasted red peppers (easy, quick way to bring big flavours to the dish) with goat cheese and pine nuts.

Quick Chicken Teriyaki

This is from my new cooking obsession collection – quick and easy, 15-minute meals. I have more complex Teriyaki recipes, but nothing beats the dish that comes together in quick 15 minutes and uses very simple ingredients you likely already have on hand. What a winner!