Monthly Archives: October 2017

Crispy halibut, roasted beets & brown butter lemon sauce

A fabulously tasty meal that’s ready in just 30 minutes! I love preparing and eating fish and am always thinking about new ways to serve it. A bounty of gorgeous, organic multi-coloured beets and carrots from Bryson Farms was the … Continue reading

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Mad about mushrooms

A peek at the magic that happens at a mushroom farm! If you’re like me, chances are mushrooms became an acquired taste. When I first tasted them as a child, they’d come out of a tin and the texture just … Continue reading

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Gorgeous raw root vegetable carpaccio

An attractive and delicious plate full of goodness! While I absolutely adore thinly sliced beef or salmon carpaccio – the appetizer so popular in many Italian restaurants and homes – I have long wondered what an all-vegetable version would taste … Continue reading

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Squash, Leek and Pear Soup

A hearty, flavourful way to warm yourself from the inside out! Autumn may be celebrated as ‘sweater weather’ by some, but for me it’s the return of ‘soup season’. I love opening my refrigerator and working with whatever ingredients I … Continue reading

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Smoked eggplant spread

Better than baba ghanoush: a versatile dip or sandwich topper! I have to confess that for many years I didn’t really like eggplant, called aubergine in some parts of the world. Too often, I found it prepared in ways that … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cardamom Popovers

A fantastically delicious and easy breakfast treat! Who says popovers (also known as Yorkshire Pudding) should only be eaten as part of a traditional roast beef dinner? These lightly sweetened, fruit-filled beauties taste very similar to crepes and are the … Continue reading

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Have you hugged a farmer lately?

Giving thanks to the hardworking people who feed us! Thanksgiving is just a few days away and like many people, I am eagerly anticipating having family and friends gather from far and wide to share a delicious feast in my … Continue reading

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