My Mom’s Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

It wasn’t very often my mom would cook non-Chinese dishes for us when I was growing up in Toronto. But every now and then, she would make us this delicious chunky Spaghetti with Tomato Meat Sauce recipe for lunch on the weekends. Read more >>

A Simple Tomato Salad

Tomato Salad

I was at City’Super the other day and came across a box of Aussie Cherry Tomato Medley Mix and couldn’t resist buying it (despite how pricey it was).  I absolutely adore cherry tomatoes, they are like sweet and juicy pops of joy in my mouth.  I ate half of the box as a snack and used the other half in a Tomato Salad recipe from Jamie Oliver’s 30 Minute Meal book.

I am sharing this recipe because the salad is tasty and simple to make!  If you like tomatoes like me, give it a try. Read more >>

Pasta alla Norma

Pasta alla Norma

Unfortunately, I don’t have the luxury to cook every night, but I do make an effort to try 1-2 times a week. It’s not always something fancy, in fact it is usually something quick and simple and pasta is an item that makes it to our dinner table quite frequently. Last night was one of those nights I wanted to whip up a healthy meal quickly and decided on the vegetarian Pasta alla Norma. Read more >>

Rachael Ray’s Vodka Cream Pasta

Vodka Cream Pasta

I was in the mood to make some pasta for lunch this weekend, and searched the internet for a simple recipe that would fulfil my craving for carbs. I decided to try Rachael Ray’s famous “You Won’t Be Single For Long” Vodka Cream Pasta, which became a sensation after being featured on Oprah.