Have you been seeing Argentinian Shrimp in your stores? These Argentinian Grilled Shrimp are jumbo, sweet, tender bites of shrimp joy! Continue reading “Argentinian Grilled Shrimp with Spicy Tartar Sauce”
Pumpkin seeds are so good for you. This is a really tasty way to have a healthy and addictive snack!
I first had these served with Champagne. Continue reading “Spicy Pumpkin Seeds”
This recipe is adapted from a recipe from Fine Cooking. Vanilla may sound boring but this cake is to die for and highlights whatever fruit you want to garnish it with. Continue reading “Classic Vanilla Layer Cake with Mascarpone Icing”
I love this salad. It is a bit different than many with the salty prosciutto standing in for the North American bacon fix. The dressing is also flavourful. I use the dressing on all kinds of green salads. I served this salad with Veal Shells with Marsala and Vermouth for an Italian themed lunch. See the wine pairing notes for this meal as well.
These veal shells were inspired by a lunch my brother served one New Year’s day many years ago. He made it with manicotti but I find Jumbo Shells easier to stuff. The signature seasonings and Vermouth/Marsala are all mine! I think the combination of the veal, spirits, tomatoes and spices qualify for a umami bomb!
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Demi-glace could also be called ‘Black Gold!’ It adds a richness and depth of flavour that takes your dish up to professional levels. Continue reading “Demi-glace”
This recipe was part of our 2015 Holiday Dinner Wine Pairing. The original recipe was in the LCBO 2015 Holiday issue. I have fallen in love with savoury short breads! This one pairs well with port, especially with white port Continue reading “Pecan Shortbread with Stilton Filling”