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.

Amazingly delicious roast chicken and vegetables

Swap your beer can for a Bundt pan for an easy, tasty meal! One day while attempting to reorganize my kitchen cupboards, I discovered that I had 5 different tube pans. Some with straight sides (great for angel food cake); … Continue reading

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Foraged food: Quick pickled Japanese knotweed

Sweet and savoury pickles easy to make and versatile! One of the things I would love to learn more about is safely foraging for food. There are so many wild edibles out there, if only one knows where to look. … Continue reading

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Quick lemon-thyme loaf

Thyme adds a tasty twist to a classic favourite I adore all things lemon and this speedy sweet bread is one of my go-to recipes. The addition of  fresh thyme leaves makes this loaf extra-special, providing a nice pop of … Continue reading

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Apple pie rings

Pretty, portable and tasty treats! I love it when I serve a dessert that delights people with its visual appeal and its taste. When I told recent dinner guests we were having apple pie for dessert, I’m quite certain they … Continue reading

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A festive, flavourful brunch menu

Show Mom you care with a delicious feast! Truth be told, most Moms do NOT want to be served breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day. I can state from experience that it’s more than a little nerve wracking to be … Continue reading

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Scrumptious smoked salmon spread

Entertain with ease thanks to this tasty make-ahead treat! Have you ever played the hypothetical “deserted island food” game? In a nutshell, you identify one (or several) foods that you would be quite content to eat every day for the … Continue reading

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A Tex-Mex roundup for Cinco de Mayo!

Feliz Cinco de Mayo, amigos! May 5 is a holiday celebrated  in parts of Mexico and the United States in honour of a military victory in 1862 over the French forces of Napoleon III. Here’s a roundup of tasty treats perfect for your Cinco de Mayo … Continue reading

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