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

Baked Caprese Crostinis

I’m about to board a plane to Barcelona! I’ll be gone until the end of the month, but I will still post new recipes and reviews when I have time between Gaudi visits. After Barcelona I will be in France. Be sure to follow @christineatsss on Instagram for daily updates of the amazing food I’ll… Continue reading Baked Caprese Crostinis

Roasted Whole Artichokes

The first time I ate fresh artichokes (not the tangy marinated kind) was in Rome. We had artichoke hearts (boiled or steamed, slathered in olive oil) almost everyday. Restaurants in Hong Kong usually serve the hearts, either boiled, steamed, or marinated. I’ve only been to one place that served the artichoke whole. I loved peeling… Continue reading Roasted Whole Artichokes

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