USING WHITE WINE VINEGAR

Over the weekend i broke a record of sorts,i bought a  bottle of wine vinegar and 30 minutes later it was gone,lying broken on the kitchen floor. Less than 24 hours late i was back at the store for a new one…*sigh* The agony of having to fork out more money for another bottle was…

VEGETABLE SAUCE PASTA DISH

Do you know what goes really well with spaghetti especially if you are not a meat lover like i am… It is cumber,carrots,red onions and lots of tomatoes. My son loves this dish so much he almost always scraps his plate clean. And it is a very very cheap dish too,no exotic ingredients in this…

HOME MADE SALAD DRESSINGS

Being the food purist that  I  am I  have been reading on different cuisines for some time now and the two that fascinate me the most are the Italian and the French. A lot of the time neither of the two can agree who influenced who and they both claim superiority in terms of palates.I…

ITALIAN COOKING MADE EASY

Olive oil,fresh herbs and ingredients,pasta,garlic,tomatoes. Those are the things that come to mind when i think of Italian cooking. But there is more to this style of cooking than its famous ingredients and flavours. Mealtimes are family time for most Italians. Families get together to enjoy their meals and if you listen to most Italians…

PASTA SALAD

The first time i made pasta salad was when a couple of  girl friends came to my house about 5 years ago.I was a bit apprehensive about it but let us just say it was the first thing that they cleared. It was simple maccaroni,blanched french beans,fresh carrots and a bottle of a thousand island dressing.Awesome!…

TASTY AVOCADO CROSTINI

It is amazing what bread avocado,lime juice and tomatoes can do! Here are some tasty crostini you just have to try out. I used ordinary sliced bread for this Ingredients 1 avocado,pitted and diced 8 slices of bread 3-4 sun-dried tomatoes,chopped Freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice black pepper   Preparation 1.Cut the ends of the bread and…