Five-cheese Ravioli

C and I recently had dinner at Rocky Mountain Flatbread – we ordered the Chef’s pasta special and a flatbread pizza. Both were amazing dishes that had great flavours. Though the flatbread was my favourite of the two, I really enjoyed the texture of the pasta itself.

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Definitely didn’t taste like the commercial dried packaged pasta that we usually make at home. Anyhow, this sparked my curiosity to try making my own pasta. I don’t have a pasta rolling machine, so I had to use my rolling pin instead. All good, was more of a workout anyway =P

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Stuffed French Toast

A while back, C and I were watching ‘Throw-down’ with host Bobby Flay and the challenge was stuffed french toast. His challenger made a delectable strawberry-guava stuffed french toast, encrusted with corn flakes and almond slivers… looked mouth-watering delicious… I wanted it, well, we both did. That recipe can be found here.

After months of deliberation, finally attempted to make stuffed french toast, but a simpler version w/o all the bells and whistles.

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Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake

What do you do with 5lbs of super ripe strawberries? How about a strawberry topping for ice cream or cheesecake?

5 cups of cut-up berries, a little sugar (used about 1/3 C), and a splash of lemon juice, and you’ve got a giant container of strawberry sauce. Now what?

Well, guess you could make some strawberry ice cream if you want? Or even some strawberry sorbet? Or how about a strawberry swirl cheesecake and drizzle even more strawberry goodness over top before you eat it?

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