Chimichurri

Living in Mexico means we have learned a lot about (and become friends with people from) many different cultures.  Yes, we had this at home, in Toronto, a multi-cultural city.  But here it’s been ….. different.  Why? I suppose it is because so many of us left family and friends and our home country and […]

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Fresh Ricotta

Wait!  Don’t run away. I know the thought of making your own cheese sounds daunting, but trust me, this isn’t.  In fact, if you can boil water, you can make your own ricotta. The first time I made this it blew my mind.  I like ricotta in lasagnas and every other Italian dish that they’re […]

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Chinese Black Bean Sauce

“The next time you get a chance, make me some black bean sauce”.” Make you what?” I thought, “what’s that for?”  I have heard that request a few times from my husband over the past year. When we started making Chinese food at home, he started asking for this black bean sauce.  I was so […]

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