Bolognese Ragu Sauce

As said in a previous post, my Grandfather was born in the Abruzzo Region of Southern Italy. When he came to Canada, he brought his Italian cuisine with him.  The dish I’m introducing today is a fusion of my Grandfather’s Neapolitan ragù , which most Italians refer to as “Ragù Napoletano “ a traditional Italian meat…

My Italian heritage and Abruzzo Region of Southern Italy

Even though I was born in Canada, my Mom and Grandfather were born in the Abruzzo Region of Southern Italy.  My grandfather, Tony Varze decided to move to Canada to start his own Olive Oil business (imported from Abruzzo Region).  My great grandmother taught her son, Tony Varze the family secret tomato gravy recipe (aka…

Chicken Chasseur

One of the easiest quick dishes to make for your family or that special someone is Chicken Breast Chasseur. Chasseur sauce is a fancy name for “Hunters”. So easy French-style cooking that will surely impress your guests. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of grapeseed oil ( grapeseed oil has a higher cooking temperature and won’t break down…

The Essence Of Hollandaise Sauce By Chef Bari

 The essence of Hollandaise is truly a remarkable Mother Sauce adding a wonderful tasting dish from appetizers, desserts, breakfast to Brunch and main courses.   The five Mother Sauces are :  Béchamel – a white sauce made with a roux (equal portion of butter and flour sauté before adding liquid) and milk.  Espagnole – is…