Monthly Archives: June 2018

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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Small batch hard iced tea cupcakes

A tasty treat for summertime entertaining! A lifelong fan of iced tea, I didn’t know what to expect the first time I tasted a ‘spiked’ version. I was pleasantly surprised to discover the tea and lemon flavours still predominated and … Continue reading

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Asparagus and leek soup with herbed goat cheese  

A lighter, more flavourful version of a favourite springtime soup! This cheerful soup embraces all that’s wonderful about springtime – fresh new vegetables and herbs just waiting to be transformed into bright, tasty dishes. Asparagus is ideal for soup and … Continue reading

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Rhubarb recipe roundup

So many ways to enjoy delicious, versatile rhubarb! One of my fondest childhood memories is of sneaking out to the rhubarb patch and pulling a stalk to devour it on the spot as a tasty snack. I wasn’t as fond … Continue reading

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Ice cream with vodka cooler marinated berries

An easy, elegant dessert for entertaining It’s astounding how many varieties of cooler-style beverages one can find at ‘bottle shops’ these days. Of course many people enjoy them for summertime sipping , but did you know they can be the … Continue reading

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