Category Archives: Pasta & Pizza

Orecchiette with Tomato Sugo and Wild Arugula

As many of you already know, this summer I spent an inspiring three weeks in Puglia volunteering at an art restoration workshop hosted by Tonio Creanza with his organization Messors. I have used the words “magical” and “life-changing” to describe … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Cauliflower Pesto

I love to cook for people. I suppose that is pretty obvious to anyone who has spent any time at all looking around this site. And while I am always very happy to cook for just about anyone it must … Continue reading

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Potato and Rosemary Pizza and an Invitation

It is that time of the year again! This weekend in Vancouver is the Eastside Culture Crawl! This is a beloved annual event where artists in East Vancouver open up their studios to the public and sell their art directly … Continue reading

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Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Our days are winding down here. We shipped home some boxes of stuff today and will be cleaning the apartment and packing suitcases over the next few days. We have begun doing things “for the last time” here in Miami. … Continue reading

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Lunch for One – Spaghetti with Chorizo and Artichoke Hearts

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Spaghetti with Fresh Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Basil

Tomatoes, tomatoes everywhere! I know it is a clich√© but there really is nothing like a beautiful, juicy, ripe tomato in season. With the lousy spring and early summer that Vancouver had this year I am unsure as to where … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Brie Pizza with Thyme and Truffle Oil

Yesterday was Max’s 10th birthday! As Glen’s, Max’s and my birthday are very close together (Max is August 10th, I am the 18th and Glen is the 19th) we have, for the past 9 years, had a big birthday/summer party … Continue reading

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Bacon and Egg Breakfast Pizza

It has been a pretty tough and sad week around here. Jimmy, my grandmother’s “boyfriend” of 50 years passed away on Tuesday after a two week hospital stay. Jimmy was 86 and his health had been slowly declining over the … Continue reading

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