Lunch / Dinner

Miso Salmon Rice Noodles

Miso Salmon Rice Noodles

Monday nights call for a quick and easy meal. While the meal may not take much time, there is no sacrificing in taste. What you will need: 1 box rice noodles (cook according to instructions on the box) 2 tbsp olive oil 200 g salmon […]

Sautéed Mussels and Clams (Sauté di Cozze e Vongole)

Sautéed Mussels and Clams (Sauté di Cozze e Vongole)

I find there is something comforting in tomato sauce, It may be that it reminds me of tomato soup from when I was sick as a kid, or simply tomato soup and grilled cheese. I love cooking with tomatoes. This recipe originally comes from the […]

Fast Fish

Fast Fish

Wanting to eat well can often be very time consuming. Our evenings are often filled with my husband getting home around 5:30 and then us heading to the gym shortly after. This does not leave a lot of time for cooking, unless we have a […]

Gnocchi with tomato sauce

Gnocchi with tomato sauce

Today’s recipe is twofold. I have discussed my love for the company La Venaziane before, and today it will continue. They make gnocchi which is amazing and it cooks in under 3 minutes. The first part of this recipe comes from Marcella Hazan’s The Essentials of […]

Brown Butter Scallops

Brown Butter Scallops

If you are looking for a quick appetizer or side dish, look no further than scallops. They are meaty, a good size, and beyond quick to make.  For this recipe you need just four ingredients. Butter Salt Pepper Lemon Juice In a pan, heat the […]

Linguine with Clams (Linguine con le vongole)

Linguine with Clams (Linguine con le vongole)

As I have mentioned, I love Italian food. When I first went off of gluten, I was completely disheartened that I would never find a good gluten free pasta and that any dreams I had of going to Italy were now gone. Both of these […]

Honey Garlic Butter Salmon

Honey Garlic Butter Salmon

Occasionally I come up with recipes myself, but usually it is a variation of things I see online. This past week, we had a decent amount of salmon as our grocery store had amazing fresh (Canadian) salmon. I like recipes that offer a lot of […]

Shrimp Tacos 2 ways

Shrimp Tacos 2 ways

Shrimp Tacos Montreal has always been known for its diverse cuisines and outstanding food. Despite being an island, Montreal’s access to fresh seafood has always been a bit limited. Virginia has wonderful seafood, and with this recipe you can use fresh or frozen shrimp, it […]