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ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining | September 6, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

David Rocco Discussed His Laid-back Entertaining Philosophy

david rocco in his Toronto home

The October 2009 issue of Canadian House and Home let us see a glimpse of David Rocco’s house in Toronto. The decor translates a rustic, comfortable feeling. It seems that Nina and him listened to my advice on how to create a welcoming front door. What I found most interesting is how David described his […]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | September 1, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Fourth Season of David Rocco’s Dolce Vita Premieres in 2 weeks

pictures from the 4th season of david rocco's dolce vita

As a fan, I am happy to tell you that a new season of David Rocco’s Dolce Vita will premiere September 14th, 2009. The show will air each Monday on Food Network Canada at 8 am, 11:30 am and 7:30 pm. For the first episode, David throws a fall festa at his farmhouse for friends […]

COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK | November 21, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

David Rocco’s Cookbook Hits the Stores

David Rocco’s Cookbook Hits the Stores

I received my copy this morning from Amazon. The book delivers over 365 pages of beautiful photography, lifestyle and recipes. David defines dolce vita as “being present in those moments in life that bring you joy.” So basically it is about happiness. And happy moments often happen with friends and family over a meal. Remember […]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | September 12, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

David Rocco Helps Ontario Students Hit The Cookbooks

David Rocco Helps Ontario Students Hit The Cookbooks

After the initiatives of Jamie Oliver to improve the food quality in the British school system, David Rocco uses its charm and skills to inspire kids to eat well. This is a matter that I value deeply. Eating well is not simply about losing excessive weight. It is more importantly about giving the right nutriments […]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | September 9, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

New Kitchenware and Pre-launching of David Rocco’s La Dolce Vita Cookbook

New Kitchenware and Pre-launching of David Rocco’s La Dolce Vita Cookbook

It has been a while since I talked about my favorite non-chef Italian cook, David Rocco. For more than one year, David kept busy outside the TV scene. His new cookbook is at the printer. David Rocco’s La Dolce Vita Cookbook will hit the store on November 4, 2008. The DRDV kitchenware line was expanded […]

COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK | June 29, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Kim gives two thumbs up to David Rocco’s Dolce Vitae Music CD

Kim gives two thumbs up to David Rocco’s Dolce Vitae Music CD

I received the Deluxe CD that I won on FoodTV.ca blog. Wow! I like the CD a lot. December 2nd, 2008 Update: Now that his cookbook is available, go for the standard CD. Fans of the TV series will be pleased. The vibes of David Rocco’s Dolce Vitae are all there. The style of music […]

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ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining | May 27, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

David Rocco’s Dolce Vitae soundtrack hits the stores June 12th, 2007

David Rocco’s Dolce Vitae soundtrack hits the stores June 12th, 2007

Fans of this cute Canadian-Italian male will be pleased to learn that a David Rocco’s Dolce Vitae CD will be available in stores across Canada June 12th, 2007. If you get the deluxe CD, you get is over 50 pages of photos from the TV series, 17 track hits and selected featured recipes. The standard […]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | February 22, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

David Rocco’s Dolce Vita has all the ingredients

David Rocco’s Dolce Vita has all the ingredients

I love traveling, enjoying the best in life like wines and dining. When I am cooking, I prepare tasty meal that are not complicated to do. I prefer going to a restaurant if I want to eat fancy recipes since there are plenty of excellent chefs in Montreal. I go for cooking TV shows that […]

ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining | April 11, 2014 | by Kim Vallee

5 Easter egg decorating ideas with a modern flair

tape eggs

+ photo credits: Living at Home - Easter egg decorated with Washi tapes. With Easter just around at the corner, it is time to for you to decide on how you will decorate your table and your home for your Easter brunch celebrations. In my mind, nothing says Easter more than decorated eggs. I made a […]

FOOD + DRINK, FOR all the family | January 13, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Weekly Meal Planner: Week 1

weekly meal planning

I have a confession to make. I don’t plan ahead what I will make for dinner. Because I am looking at ways for finding time, I would like to change my routine. After all, planning ahead your meals would reduce my shopping time. As a first step to change my behaviour,  I decided to chronicle […]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | November 6, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

How I Solved the What’s for Dinner Dilemma

weeknight dinner

photo: IKEA In a few words, I gave me less time to think about what’s to eat for dinner. Since my toddler go to day care, the need to quickly prepare dinner has taken a new meaning. I remain impulsive when it comes to decide what to eat for dinner but I added more organisation […]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | January 11, 2011 | by Heather Watterworth

In Season: Kale

kale chips by honest fare

When a leafy green vegetable shows up on food trend lists, there must be something truly wonderful about it. That’s what made me consider kale as a new addition to our fridge’s crisper during a recent weekend grocery shopping trip. A relative to every vegetable kids (and adults) love to hate – including cabbage, broccoli […]

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