Tag Archives: basil

Grilled corn salad with seared scallops

A burst of summery colours and flavours! I know most people measure seasons by the weather but my seasons are all about food. I love to cook with whatever is fresh and local and while I’m a little sad when … Continue reading

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Linguine with chicken and creamy pesto sauce

A gourmet meal that’s ready in just 15 minutes! We are big pasta fans over here at Constantly Cooking and I am always looking for new flavour combinations to test out, preferably ones that are super quick and easy. Who … Continue reading

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Tuscan Tomato, Leek and Bread Soup  

A hearty meal that’s ready in just 30 minutes I have to confess I really didn’t know as much as I thought I did about Italian cuisine until I went to cooking school in Tuscany. It’s a time I think … Continue reading

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Pasta with roasted tomatoes, peaches and burrata

This is the dish that just might make you consider becoming a vegetarian. Seriously. I love the way my family looks at me when I tell them we’re having a vegetarian meal. Their facial expressions suggest that they might a) … Continue reading

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Grilled Portobellos stuffed with quinoa, pesto and grilled vegetables

If you’d asked my husband a few years ago what his least-favourite vegetable was, he would probably have said zucchini. Thanks to a lot of experimentation, he’s changed his tune, a fact he expressed when tasting this delightful stuffed mushroom … Continue reading

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Yellow Bean, Red Potato and Cherry Tomato Salad with Bacon

I adore yellow beans. As a kid, they were one of the vegetables I always wanted to pick in our large garden and I could eat them every day. I was convinced their flavour was vastly superior to green beans. … Continue reading

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Sautéed Mixed Greens

I have always been a huge fan of greens. As a kid, one of my favourite jobs in our family’s large vegetable garden was thinning the beets because I knew it meant later that day I’d get to enjoy a … Continue reading

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