Category Archive: Italian

Onion Focaccia Tart

What to have for an easy, yet elegant appetiser for Christmas or indeed anytime? A simple onion tart of course! And what better than caramelised onions on a delicious fresh baked focaccia bread?… Continue reading

Lasagne Rolls

I am married to a man I adore. And who, in turn, adores me, ice cream, pasta and Bob Dylan.  I am not sure that I have his priority list in the right… Continue reading

Martha Stewart’s Italian Pot Pie

I was determined to make this despite one huge problem. They are pot pies, and I don’t have pots… So mine is an Italian Pyrex Dish Pie. And I am happy with that!… Continue reading

Chicken Alfredo

Allan loves pasta, though he much prefers tomato sauces to cream based sauces so I wasn’t expecting him to enjoy it as much as he did.  He raved over and asked that I… Continue reading

Chicken Pieces in Simple Tomato Sauce

I had a bad afternoon yesterday. I am diabetic and my blood sugars crashed and I ended up not able to do anything all evening. It was all my own fault, I didn’t… Continue reading

Vegetarian Arrabbiata Pasta Sauce

I find tomato sauce on pasta to be something I have to be in the mood for.  Maybe it was because for the first couple of years of our marriage we ate it… Continue reading

Ground Beef Pasta Bake

Allan loves pasta.   It is something he always enjoys.  And this recipe is very easy to put together and ends up with a great meal on a busy workday, as I can prep it all and… Continue reading

Chicken Parmesan

I have had this recipe on my “must make or die” list for so long I can’t remember where I found it.  Which is not good. The recipe, on the other hand, is… Continue reading

Spaghetti Carbonara

Allan really loves pasta.   Especially tomato sauces with meat and/or meatballs.  I like pasta, but after eating it a lot I tend to want to prefer non-tomato sauces. Carbonara Sauce pleases us both.  Allan… Continue reading

Cacio e Pepe Spaghetti

Allan adores pasta.  I like it too, but not to the same extent that he does.  All those Italian Mamas feeding him when he played football for the Italian team spoilt him.  He… Continue reading