How to Make Tomato Sauce Like an Italian

Five years ago, I thought tomato sauce came from a can, jar or my Mothers kitchen. Today, that is a different story, for I have mastered the fine art of Italian tomato sauce. With all good Italian things, one requires patience and persistence.

If this is your first time making tomato sauce, I wish you luck and I hope my step-by-step photo guide helps.

I love Italian cooking and eating. I am a Canadian, who learned the fine art of Italian tomato sauce by trial and error, and a lot of questions. And this is what I came up with, I hope you enjoy.

How to Make Tomato Sauce Like an Italian

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How to Pickle a Wild Sardinian Mushroom

Pickling a wild Sardinian mushroom is no easy task, if you’ve never pickled anything in your life. I’ve eaten pickles, been pickled (a few too many times) and even, yes, had a pickle party, but I have never pickled a wild Sardinian Mushroom.

Wild Sardinian Mushrooms

I had no choice in the matter when Husband came home from the mountain top with six pounds of the freshest of fresh wild Sardinian mushrooms. You could smell the dung. We all know where mushrooms grow, right?  Continue reading

Eating Made Easy | Beef Stock Sardinian Style

Beef stock soup or brodo is a simple and popular Sardinian meal, generally served for lunch on Sundays and or mid-week. Homemade beef stock is rich in flavour and less salty than store-bought stock.

Beef stock is a flavoured water preparation and forms the basis of many dishes: soups, sauces, risotto and even pasta dishes. For a richer and fresher-tasting stock use only fresh meats like beef shoulder or shin.

Beef Stock Ingredients

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Eating Made Easy | Oven Baked Artichokes & Potato

Artichokes originated in Southern Europe right around the stunning, sun-filled Mediterranean. The main producers of this fully loaded vegetable are Italy, Spain and France. There are several different types of artichoke: Green, purple, large, medium and the spined artichoke (spinoso Sardo) which originates in Sardegna (and in Peru). If you’re lucky enough to have a friend, who  Continue reading

Eating Made Easy | Oven Baked Endive

Oven Baked Endive is a delicious alternative to potatoes. Packed with oodles of minerals and vitamins, you just can’t go wrong with this choice. Now let me tell you how easy it is.

My Oven Baked Endive | Eating Made Easy by Jennifer Avventura

Oven Baked Endive

Endive is one serious vegetable, it’s versatility

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