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February 8, 2019

Sausage and Vegetable Pasta

Post by Cinde Little

I called this Sausage and Vegetable Pasta but it is my go to clean-out-the-fridge everyday pasta dish. At home we call this Marg’s Hot Hot Pasta because it originally came from my Gourmet Dinner Club friend Marg. She’s the one known to never follow a recipe. She once confessed that when she serves amazing food to […]

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March 9, 2018

Italian Fish and Shellfish Soup

Post by Cinde Little

My Italian Fish and Shellfish Soup was inspired from the cookbook I received as part of the cooking class I participated in at the Sydney Seafood School in Sydney, Australia. We think it is amazing! This post contains affiliate links. When you purchase using these links your cost is the same, but I receive a few cents for […]

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February 2, 2018

Potato Chorizo Frittata

Post by Cinde Little

Potato Chorizo Frittata is a favourite in my house. If I was eating alone I might poach or scramble an egg, occasionally I will make a breakfast hash. To feed a crowd, or for a slightly more special occasion, you need a more substantial egg dish like this. Frittata is an egg-based dish like a […]

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November 10, 2017

Italian Meat Loaf with Pine Nuts

Post by Cinde Little

Italian Meat Loaf with pesto and pine nuts is my version of an everyday basic meat loaf. I think everyone needs a recipe like this. It is a great place to start and helps you build confidence to create your variation using the flavour combinations you love. In my house Italian and Asian are our […]

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September 15, 2017

Halibut Puttanesca

Post by Cinde Little

Halibut Puttanesca is a fast and easy recipe with a tomato-based sauce. For years I made puttanesca with canned tomatoes and served it on pasta. Then my niece and her husband served us a delicious Halibut Puttanesca made with fresh tomatoes and we got hooked. Puttanesca is a sauce with bold flavours from only a […]

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February 10, 2017

Chicken Cacciatore

Post by Cinde Little

Chicken Cacciatore is a delicious everyday meal. Cacciatore means hunter’s stew in Italian and there are many different versions of this dish from all parts of Italy. This recipe is the version from my house and it is gluten free. My husband does not have a speck of Italian blood in him but he loves […]

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March 4, 2016

Butternut Squash and Pancetta Penne

Post by Cinde Little

This Butternut Squash and Pancetta Penne is simple and delicious. Pasta is always a quick meal and to me a gluten free lifestyle must include pasta. There are more and more gluten free pastas to choose from and they are becoming easier to find. Be sure to include Italian food shops on your list of […]

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December 11, 2015

Beef and Sausage Pesto Lasagna

Post by Cinde Little

Everyone loves lasagna but this small variation for Beef and Sausage Pesto Lasagna turns a predictable dish into a little something special. There are definitely a few steps involved in making lasagna but it can be completely prepared in advance, left in the fridge for a day before cooking or even frozen. It travels well […]

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