Roman Egg-drop Soup - Stracciatella

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Me and Italian food, we go way, way back; all the way back to the dusty, faded, Polaroid-tinted memories of my early youth in the 70’s. I spent my single digit years in one of Montreal’s most ethnically diverse neighborhoods, Park Extension, or Park Ex to those who have more pressing matters to attend to and don’t have time for three syllables.

Park Extension has always been a gateway neighborhood for new immigrants to Canada, and in the 70’s, the cultural landscape was largely made up of people from Greece, Italy and other Mediterranean countries. It was […]

Chili Egg Bake and my Weekend Horribilis

Chiles, eggs and cheese combine to create a deliciously tangy egg bake, perfect for Sunday brunch or Monday […]