zucchini frittata

zucchini frittata

Typically a frittata is cooked in a skillet and finished off in the oven.  It’s an easy clean-up with just one cooking vessel.  However, I’m going to make you dirty one more cooking pan…gasp! 🙂  I have been making frittatas for years. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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prosciutto and cabbage frittata

prosciutto cabbage frittata - foolproof meal

If you mention the word cabbage to your carnivore friends, the most likely response will come in the form of a scrunched up nose as they take a step backwards.  But, tell them it’s encased in a prosciutto base with Parmesan cheese and suddenly you’re all buddy-buddy with them.  This dish I am about to…

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Best Prawn and Parsley Frittata

Frittatas (Italian omelette) have to be one of the easiest dish to make. A meal that incorporates meat, cheeses and vegetables all in one dish. What’s the difference between an omelette and a frittata? I thought they were one in the same but omelettes traditionally have the egg mixture cooked and folded around a filling,…

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Zucchini and Prosciutto Frittata

Frittatas are one of my favorite meals to make and are easy to whip up for a speedy mid-week dinner. A frittata is a type of Italian omelette with additional ingredients such as meats, cheeses, and vegetables. They make a great antipasto and are just as delicious the next day for breakfast or brunch. What…

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Spinach and Ham Frittata

Being able to prepare a meal with the least amount of fuss is key for me especially when I’m in a hurry. Frittatas (Italian omelette) have to be one of the easiest dish to make. A meal that incorporates meat, cheeses and vegetables all in one dish. What’s the difference between an omelette and a…

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Little Zucchini & Basil Frittatas

Another easy dish to prepare when entertaining this festive season. The following recipe is adapted from ABC Delicious magazine. Zucchini contains large amounts of folate (one of the B vitamins) and potassium and the rind contains the nutrient beta-carotene. This will be my last posting for 2007 as I will be on vacation for the…

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Pepper, Red Onion and Goat’s Cheese Frittata

This week has been a busy one for me so I’ve been looking at recipes that are super quick yet delicious. This dish is adapted from BBC Olive magazine. Bell peppers are excellent sources of vitamin C and vitamin A and onions are very rich in chromium and vitamin C. Like garlic, the regular consumption…

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Mini Ricotta and Basil Frittatas

Frittatas originated in Italy and have to be the easiest egg dishes to make. And, you don’t have to flip the eggs like one has to for an omelette. Frittatas are a fool proof meal and the perfect solution to the empty fridge syndrome (a great way to use leftovers). Eggs provide protein, vitamin B12,…

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grilled spring onions – make it tonight!

Spring onions

If your local farmers’ markets are open, go, and celebrate all things local.  Now is the perfect time for seasonal produce and one item in particular that you may not have considered is the humble Spring onion.  Not sure what Spring onions are? TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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