Haley the Maker
food stylist and artist

Pasta & Lentils

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I am all aboard the train of real simple cooking at the moment, I think it is just one of the things that stuck with me from my time spent in Rome. Simple, honest dishes that yet still feed the body and soul. Since I’ve returned to Toronto and before my life has gotten overwhelming […]

Pappa al Pomodoro

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Tomato season will soon be here, I just finished filling up my garden with all kinds of heirloom varities, this year I am growing eight different kinds. I am most excited about the Tiny Tims, which grow only to the size of a currant and are incredibly sweet.  I usually stop eating fresh tomatoes once […]

In the Studio

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A look at what’s been happening in my studio (or kitchen) from Rome to Toronto.    



For the month of April, I was lucky enough to be stationed in Rome. While I had visited briefly the year before, the city didn’t leave much of a mark on me. Now after having lived there for one month, I am sold. On my last day in Rome and Italy for the year of […]

Spring in Italy.

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While my time in Italy has almost come to an end this year and things have been rather quiet over here on the blog as I have been having my website updated (still a few more things to fix!). I want to start to start some catching up of sharing photos and recipes. While it […]