Review: La Braceria, Greendale Ave


My best friend Jacqueline has always raved about La Braceria as one of her favourite authentic Italian family restaurants. I personally love the casual, warm hospitality at Capri, but this turned out to be quite the excellent recommendation! The place is cosy, rustic and elegant at the same time. Overall: ★★★★☆ Quality pasta and meats. Casual, […]

Italian Cooking: Handmade Fettuccine with Pork Ragu


There’s nothing quite like a hearty, melt-in-your-mouth meat ragu over some freshly-made pasta. It’s not only comforting but a wonderful treat for the family. And if you’re entertaining, you can get this ready hours beforehand. We decided to try out a pork ragu, but I’m sure you can substitute it for beef if you prefer. […]

Italian Cooking: Lobster Cioppino


Sean and I haven’t cooked together for awhile, but we’re looking forward to trying out and sharing more new recipes when we move into our new place soon! Meanwhile, I really want to share one of our favourite fuss-free dishes to put together — this hearty, comforting seafood cioppino. The cioppino is an Italian-American dish said […]