Sicilian Orange Fennel Salad

The earthiness and richness of the olive oil blends perfectly with the sweetness of the oranges.This unique salad is famous on the isle of Sicily where oranges and fennel grow in abundance and go naturally well together. It is rich in Vitamin C (since a little of the pith has been left on), fibre, folate…

CANNOLI-TIRAMISU Dip

This luxurious Italian dessert, combines the best of both worlds! It’s a cross between a cannoli pastry, (using ricotta cheese, vanilla, cinnamon and citrus) and tiramisu (using mascarpone and heavy cream sweetened with a touch of honey and shaved chocolate).  

Spoil Me Rotten – Rosewood & Copper

The Pioneer Woman offers an absolutely fabulous dinnerware collection that will help you dine in style. I am in love with the 12-Piece Crackle Glaze Dinnerware Set in white that features a marvellous design with ‘scalloped edges and intricate embossed details’. Luckily for me, the set is also microwave and dishwasher safe, making cleaning up…

Gluten-free Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are gluten-free and made without added flour, refined sugar, sodium or hydrogenated oils. Coconut sugar is a rich unrefined natural sweetener that contains a fibre called Inulin. This makes it have a lower glycemic index than regular table sugar. Peanuts are a good source of Vitamin E, Niacin, Folate, Protein and Manganese. Peanuts,…

BORSARI PANETTONE & BUTTER PUDDING

Panettone, “pane di tono” (luxury bread in Milanese dialect) is a classic and much loved world wide, Italian cake-like bread made with fresh eggs, butter, wheat flour, yeast, sugar and candied orange and lemon peel. Historically, it originates from the Milanese region in Italy and dates back to the 1400’s! Typically served during the Christmas…

The Dreaded D Word

Yeah…I’m talking dinner.  I know I can’t speak for everyone but who in their right mind wants to do a lengthy tedious chore at the end of the day when all you want to do is put your feet up and relax?? I despise making dinner but the hungry family members that await a meal…

Lemon Mint Fusion

The best of both worlds- a medley of tea and lemonade, caffeine-free and naturally sweetened with a touch of honey. Agave or maple syrup may also be used as a natural sweetener alternative to sugar. Lemons provide a great source of Vitamin C, Potassium and help in balancing your body’s PH. Mint has one of…

Kim Ronzoni’s Bruschetta 

Now this is amazing and totally something that I can whip up as a delectable appie for my girls night wine and cheese. Be sure to check out our Kim’s recipes as they are sure to please. Sign up for #thehautelist to receive a complimentary copy in your inbox. [oh my: that’s haute] THE Place Where Creatives Go…

Rockstar Dinner Hack: Take 2

Yeah…so those who know me understand that a creative’s vision comes at random moments and this certainly includes kitchen endeavours.  As a follow up to my Butternut Squash Ravioli dinner, I present to you rosemary sweet potatoes, spinach and feta stuffed chicken breast with a side of seasoned snap peas.  Honestly, it’s all in the…

Bagna Cauda

Submitted by:  Kim Ronzoni  Photo Credit:  Daniel Rogall

Rockstar Dinner Hack:  Butternut Squash Ravioli 

Now I am the last person in the world that should be giving dinner advice as I am culinary challenged at best. However, when I find something I like I’m known to be somewhat of  a creature of habit. For years Milestone’s served the best Butternut Squash Ravioli ever, but like all good things, it…