Natalina’s Kitchen celebrates classic Italian and Southern Italian cuisine.

Learn how to bring homemade food back to your table through our cooking classes, videos and local and international food and wine tours.

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Bringing Homemade Back includes 50 recipes developed with the traditions, techniques and love of generations of Nonnas

In the Kitchen with Natalina

September harvest…eggplant!

As promised, this month it's all about the beautiful September vegetables, both in my garden and at the local farmer's market! We have had a bumper crop of eggplant this year and I could not be happier! We grew 3 varieties this year and I freeze it as well as can it...

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September harvest….sweet roasted red peppers!

It's September, my favorite time of the year! The garden doesn't look as pretty as it did a month ago, but the fruits of all the labor are now starting to be harvested! I am fortunate to live with an accomplished gardener...I don't have a green thumb at all. My...

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Published author has a nice ring to it….Part II!

So where did I leave off...oh Ya, going to the printers?  Well, my friends, this was actually not the original printer that was to print my book. You see, the printing business is not as simple as getting numerous quotes, paper samples, binding samples etc....

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“Finally somewhere I can learn to cook for my family and not just some fancy meal.
I love that I get to get my hands dirty and not just watch!”


“Natalina! WOW! Your caponata….delicious! I look forward to cooking with you soon!”

Chef Lynn Crawford

“La Cucina di Natalina is Guelph’s best kept secret!”


“What a wonderful feast for the senses.
Thanks so much for showing us the secrets of your great recipes!”


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