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).  

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…

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…

Bagna Cauda

Submitted by:  Kim Ronzoni  Photo Credit:  Daniel Rogall

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Research indicates that every year gym memberships usually spike by 30-50% in January to accommodate the infamous New Year’s resolution, yet attendance dwindles off shortly thereafter. Why is this?  We set a clearly defined goal, with great enthusiasm, and shortly thereafter we begin making excuses to justify our absence and why we can’t commit. I’m…