Sausage Pasta with Fennel and Chili

This is one of my favourite pasta dishes. It’s bursting with so many different flavours. There’s the anise you get from the fennel, heat from the chili flakes, sweetness from the cherry tomatoes, and the caramelization from the sausage. All these beautiful flavours are brought together into one dish with a touch of cream and… Continue reading Sausage Pasta with Fennel and Chili

Grilled Sardines and Tuscan Bread Salad Part 2

This is the perfect summer salad and a great accompaniment to the¬†grilled sardines.¬†Panzanella is a Tuscan salad made with crusty bread and tomatoes. The addition of feta and roasted red peppers gives it a Mediterranean flair. The original recipe called for anchovies in the dressing, but I didn’t have any on hand so I just… Continue reading Grilled Sardines and Tuscan Bread Salad Part 2

Grilled Sardines with Tuscan Bread Salad Part 1

I’m all about weeknight dinners that are fast and hassle-free. Bonus points if they are healthy and nutritious! This recipe was taken from Jamie Oliver’s 15 Minute Meals. The book had some amazing recipes (and beautiful photographs), but I was skeptical about how fast a home cook could make these meals. For me, the whole… Continue reading Grilled Sardines with Tuscan Bread Salad Part 1