Lemon Ciambella

Hello everyone! It’s been a journey to make an authentic Ciambella. After scouring the internet and watching countless Italian recipe Youtubers, I finally got the right recipe to share with you all. Ciambella is the perfect coffee or snack cake, it’s not overly sweet or too soft where you would need a plate and fork…

Roasted Heirloom Tomato Pie

When tomatoes are in season and at their peak of deliciousness, I try to use them in as many ways as possible. My favorite are the heirloom variety, especially those larger red ones that have more flesh on the inside, meaning they have a lot less seeds and jelly than you’d find in a regular…

Peach Crostata

This lovely peach crostata is an easy-to-make rustic pie that is perfect for summer when peaches are fully in season and at the peak of deliciousness. So there’s not much dressing up to do here, nothing fancy goes into it; the peaches do all the talking. Serve it “a la mode” with a complementry ice cream flavour like vanilla, caramel, cinnamon or whatever you think would work with this pie.

Giada’s Eggplant Timbale

Watch my instagram highlight for a step by step view of how I made it! @vanilla_bean_montreal Print Recipe Giada’s Eggplant Timbale A Timbale or Timballo depending where you are from, is essentially a pasta or rice pie made in a springform pan. Traditionally the exterior crust is comprised of a thin bread crust, commonly filled…