The most important ingredient
Why does everyone love Italian-style food so much? Aside from its obvious taste appeal, we think the real answer might have as much to do with the way it’s prepared and how it’s enjoyed as the actual ingredients themselves. A traditional Italian family dinner is a long and leisurely affair, featuring a series of small courses, served simply and frequently from shared platters.
But the main thing that’s shared is the pleasure of being together.
While the recipes in this issue are presented in the classic sequence of a traditional Italian-style feast, you don’t need to make a multi-course meal to create a tradition of your own. A single shared platter in the centre of the table or a plain tablecloth on a picnic table is sometimes all it takes to create what feels like an authentic family feast.
Whether you’re a seasoned cook or an absolute beginner, it’s hard to go wrong when you’re cooking with fresh seasonal produce and cheeses produced in Canada by artisans who are passionate about their craft.
The most important ingredient in any dish is love. And you can be sure that if you’re cooking with Canadian cheese and eating together as a family, there will be plenty of love on the table, and even more around it.
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Texte David Rollins Direction artistique Anne Bergeron Photographie Christian Lacroix
Stylisme d'accessoires Sylvain Riel Stylisme culinaire Anne Gagné
Conception des recettes Véronique Gagnon-Lalanne