Home / Recipes / Pizza & Pasta

Pizza & Pasta

Sausage and Couscous Stuffed Peppers

Sausage and Couscous Stuffed Peppers

These sausage and couscous stuffed peppers are easy to make, especially if you have all the ingredients prepped before you head to the stove. Most stuffed pepper recipes use rice, instead I’m using couscous because it’s a time saver. The ...

Read More »

Saucy with Dina on BT Toronto

Yesterday, I got a little saucy with Dina on BT Toronto.  In case you missed it, check it out! We made two easy pasta sauce recipes: a basic tomato sauce made with only a few ingredients, most of which you probably ...

Read More »
Easy Fennel Feta Pasta

Easy Fennel Feta Pasta

This is one of those pasta dishes that you can put together very quickly because there are only 3 things to prep before you head to the stove! Just mince the garlic, slice the fennel, and crumble the feta!  I ...

Read More »
Homemade pizza dough on parchment paper

How to Make Pizza Dough

Making pizza dough is an art.  Just like making bread, it takes attention to detail, patience, and elbow grease. You could use a food processor or stand mixer to speed up the mixing and kneading process, but you won’t learn ...

Read More »
Penne-alla-vodka-sauce

Penne alla Vodka Sauce

Growing up, penne alla vodka was my favourite pasta dish to order. Penna alla vodka sauce is not too rich, like an alfredo sauce, and not too sweet, like a marinara sauce — it’s a perfect balance between the two. One of ...

Read More »
Basic Recipe for Couscous

Basic Couscous Recipe

Here is a Basic Couscous Recipe.  Couscous is not a grain, it’s actually tiny pieces of pasta – a staple in North African cuisine.    It makes an excellent base for a salad, stew, curry or side dish.  It’s a ...

Read More »
Kale and Onion Pizza

Kale Pizza

I’ll take a Kale Pizza over a kale smoothie any day of the week! This easy recipe is adapted from my favourite Vegetarian cookbook, “River Cottage, Veg Everyday,” by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. The pizza has a thin, crisp, and chewy crust ...

Read More »
Basic Recipe for Tomato Sauce

Basic Tomato Sauce

This basic tomato sauce is not only quick and easy to make, but it’s a recipe that you will master in no time. The first thing you want to do is boil the water for your pasta before you start ...

Read More »
5P Mac and Cheese

5P Mac & Cheese

I named this recipe 5P Mac & Cheese because it’s made with porcinis, pancetta, Parmesan, pasta and panko.  Serve it with something green and refreshing – a simple arugula salad tossed with a lemon vinaigrette would help cleanse the palate. ...

Read More »