Author Archives: Paula Roy

About Paula Roy

Welcome to my kitchen! I play with words and with food. I love simple dishes prepared with passion and am always seeking to find new methods to make food as fun and flavourful as possible. I'm also an enthusiastic explorer of faraway lands and cuisines.

Recipe roundup: all about apples

Some tasty and inventive ways to enjoy a favourite fall fruit! Just like the outstanding peach and tomato crops this year, I think it’s proving to be a stellar year for apples. I’ve purchased numerous varieties at my local farmers’ … Continue reading

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Easy potato and ricotta gnocchi

A dish that might look daunting but is deceptively easy to make! There is something so special about pillowy-soft gnocchi, bathed in a rich sauced and dusted with cheese. It’s probably the pasta I have loved the most since the … Continue reading

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Big batch butterscotch pecan cookies

Chewy cookies that hit all the right flavour notes! A few of you kind people have been asking why I haven’t posted in a little while. I’m excited to tell you that it’s because I’ve been super busy filming new … Continue reading

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Summer’s best grilled peach and halloumi salad

Peaches and cheese a match made in heaven! I remember the first time I tasted grilled fresh fruit – it was pineapple – and I was so excited, knowing it opened up a whole new realm of delicious possibilities for … Continue reading

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Banoffee Pie Parfaits

A decadent no-bake dessert that’s super simple to make! Have you heard of banoffee pie? It’s a delightfully decadent combination of fluffy whipped cream, bananas and creamy dulce de leche (thick, creamy caramel sauce) tucked into a graham cracker crust. … Continue reading

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Mac ‘n cheese with roasted vegetables

Boost the flavour of a family favourite! In my home, nothing says comfort food better than homemade macaroni and cheese. It is our favourite Meatless Monday meal! I had a surplus of fresh produce from the Farmers’ Market this week … Continue reading

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Crispy chili-lime roasted chickpeas

A crunchy snack and great garnish too! I’m a sucker for crunchy toppings of all kinds and crispy chickpeas are a particular favourite, adding a burst of delicious protein to my day. I love tucking them into lunch boxes for … Continue reading

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