Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Joys of Juicing – Part Two

It’s been four weeks since I started juicing and I’m still as infatuated as ever. I’m particularly enjoying vegetable juices because they offer such an easy way to pack more nutrition into each day. Although I can’t get my family … Continue reading

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A cautionary tale about self cleaning ovens

The whole purpose of this blog is to celebrate food in all its glory. It should come as no surprise, then, that I spend a lot of my time cooking. What better way to develop content….and celebrate food! I can’t … Continue reading

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The Joys of Juicing – Part One

Have you ever played ‘Desert Island Food?’ It’s simple. Just sit around with a bunch of people and ask each one what they’d select if they could only eat one thing for the rest of their life (assuming they were … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Salad Rolls

I love these little bundles of flavour. Vietnamese salad rolls (sometimes called summer rolls) are a popular appetizer around the world – they even checked in at number 30 on World’s 50 most delicious foods complied by CNN Go in 2011! They are quick to … Continue reading

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Grilled Fruit Skewers

You can use any combination of fresh fruit to prepare this dish; just be sure the pieces are sufficiently large and firm enough to stay on the skewers. Strawberries, pineapple, cantaloupe  peaches and plums are some of my favourites. Brushing them lightly … Continue reading

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Shrimp with Rum and Pineapple

The combination of rum, pineapple and shrimp always makes me think of vacations in the Caribbean. Done up as little skewers, these two-bite treats are perfect for a cocktail or garden party or, if you’re like me, you can just … Continue reading

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Grilled Halloumi Cheese and Flatbread

It’s a lot of fun to watch people’s reactions when they see you putting pieces of cheese directly on your barbecue grates. Halloumi, a cheese that originally comes from Cyprus but is now found throughout the Middle East, has a … Continue reading

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