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.

The spirit of the season shines at OCH Foodworks

Ottawa: time to order your holiday tourtières!

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Old-fashioned crescent rolls

Delicious buns a great accompaniment for many meals! If the only crescent rolls you’ve ever had came out of a refrigerated tube, then you’re in for a real treat when you taste these ones. Not to be confused with their … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 12 recipes

Super side dishes to dress up any meal! I am often asked for side dish recommendations to make meals more interesting. It seems many people have their favourite methods of cooking meat and meat alternatives but are sometimes stumped about … Continue reading

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‘Clean out the fridge’ meatball soup

Make a hearty and satisfying meal in less than 30 minutes! Inspired by classic North American-style Italian meatball soup, this version is fast and flexible. I vary the vegetables depending upon what needs using up in the fridge. Squash or … Continue reading

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Elevate your charcuterie game

Unique condiments take boards from ordinary to outstanding! It seems everywhere I go these days, people are dishing up cheese and charcuterie boards. I think it’s a great trend because it’s a way to cater to lots of different tastes … Continue reading

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Delicious learning at the new Pelican Seafood School of Fish

New classes offer tips and tricks to make preparing fish a breeze! I feel so lucky to have grown up eating lots of fish thanks to my Maritime heritage. My mom’s skill and my love of being in the kitchen … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 11 recipes

Playing with pasta: beyond the basics! If your family is anything like mine, you probably have pasta for dinner a LOT. It’s one of the first solid foods my kids fell in love with as toddlers and for years and … Continue reading

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