Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fruit Crumble with Caramel-Cardamom Sauce

I wish I’d known a long time ago what a great flavour punch freshly ground cardamom adds to all kinds of dishes, without overpowering the main elements. It’s recently become one of my favourite spices! I particularly enjoy the combination … Continue reading

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Moose McGuire’s – a quick peek

Moose McGuire’s, a newish pub in the Hunt Club/Walkley/Riverside area, is kind of a special place. While it draws primarily from the surrounding residential neighbourhoods, it’s actually worth the drive for those of us in other parts of Ottawa. What … Continue reading

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Fabulous Focaccia

Over the last fifteen to twenty years, we North Americans have become a lot more bread savvy. I think this stems partially from the notion that if one is going to eat bread, it has to be really good bread. … Continue reading

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