Sicilian CaponataBy Ann GaffneyPreheat the oven to 425F. Line a full baking sheet with parchment paper. Put in the oven while it preheats – this will heat up the sheet and speed up the browning of the eggplant.Scallion GremolataBy Ann GaffneyChop together the scallions, parsley, and lemon zest. When roughly chopped, sprinkle with sea salt and keep chopping until the herbs are medium-fine. Add the olive oil.Basic Short Crust PastryBy Ann GaffneyUsing the tips of your fingers gradually rub the butter into the flour until it has the texture of coarse breadcrumbs. Summer Veggie SpaghettiBy Ann GaffneyIn my experience, the water comes to a boil in about 20 minutes. By that time the sauce for your summer veggie spaghetti will be nearly finished. It’s fast!Miracle ChickenBy Ann GaffneyMy mum used to make this for for me when I was a kid, and it’s still one of my favorite things to eat when I feel tired or run-down and in need of something light.Carabaccia – Tuscan Onion SoupBy Ann GaffneyIf you’ve been hankering after for a really good onion soup, Carabaccia, the Tuscan Red onion soup is it. It’s easy to make. All it needs a bit of time to cook the onions down until they are sweet and jammy.Ricotta GnocchiBy Ann GaffneyRicotta gnocchi are delicious and fun to make. Easy and low carb they are great paired with my fabulously easy basic tomato sauce, which you can, of course, make ahead of time or for the freezer. EnjoyHappy PizzaBy Ann GaffneyHappy pizza happened when I was looking for a quick lunch and decided to repurpose into pizza a leftover naan bread with some tomato and mozzarella I had in the fridge. It was an epiphany. Naan is a fabulous foil for all kinds of savory toppings. Easy Tomato SauceBy Ann GaffneyThe title of this easy tomato sauce says it all. It is really easy, tomatoey and tasty too! It is my go to tomato sauce for pastas, veggies, pizzas you name it, plus it can make it with fresh or canned tomatoesEasy, Healthy Spaghetti & MeatballsBy Ann GaffneyEasy, healthy spaghetti and meatballs is simply delicious. Made with turkey and chicken instead of the usual beef, the meatballs are lower in saturated fat, and have a yummy Mediterranean vibe thanks to the spices used to flavor them. Simply delicious.Pasta e FagioliBy Ann GaffneyPasta e Fagioli is one of the easiest, heartiest, most comforting platefuls of soup you’ll ever have the pleasure of digging into. It has everything we love, beans, pasta, tomatoes and it’s easy to make!Spaghetti with ClamsBy Ann GaffneySpaghetti with Clams is a classic pasta that invokes Italian summers in all their glory. This white version is a little different from usual. The delicious creaminess of the sauce comes from the pasta itself.