Monthly Archives: June 2018

Strawberry recipe roundup

Sweet and savoury dishes made with a favourite fruit! As a champion of eating locally and seasonally, I tend to get a little carried away when my favourite foods arrive at the local farmers’ market. This week it’s been my … Continue reading

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Grilled mini strawberry shortcakes

A fun twist on a favourite summertime dessert! I don’t know why I never before thought of using cupcakes for strawberry shortcakes. They’re easy to make and the perfect size and shape. I took things one step farther by grilling … Continue reading

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Pasta with Caruso sauce

A delicious dish inspired by a Uruguayan favourite! My grown son is a sports fanatic and I have learned so much from him as a result. Lately, he’s been informing me not only of the obscure details about various sports … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Strawberries

A clever and versatile use for a favourite fruit Honestly, I think the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” should have been written about strawberry season. The sight of those first boxes of local strawberries at the … Continue reading

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Lemon sour cream muffins with blueberries and ginger

So good, people just might think you bought these at a bakery! These are my new favourite muffins, and that’s saying a lot since I have posted many muffin recipes on this blog. The sour cream gives them a rich … Continue reading

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Asparagus recipe roundup

So many ways to enjoy one of spring’s delicious delights! Cooking with the seasons just make sense, don’t you think? I feel fortunate to be able to grow some of my own herbs and vegetables and also to have easy … Continue reading

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Shrimp and asparagus Pad Thai

Tasty twists freshen up a classic Thai favourite! There are probably thousands of different ways to make Pad Thai, one of the most ubiquitous and popular street foods in Thailand. Stir fried rice noodles and vegetables in a tasty sauce … Continue reading

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