Category Archives: Recipes

Creamy orzo with mushrooms and spinach

Super speedy one-pot stovetop pasta dish I have been noticing a lot of one-pot dishes popping up on my social media feed lately. The funny thing, however, is that a lot of them aren’t actually one-pot meals. The meat and … Continue reading

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Smoked tomato pasta sauce

The most flavourful sauce ever! I’m a big fan of smoky foods, particularly when those foods are fruits or vegetables. My smoked tomato gazpacho is a case in point, as is my smoked watermelon salad. When asked to produce a … Continue reading

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French grated carrot salad (salade de carottes rapées)

A fast, fresh and flavourful raw vegetable dish! Sometimes simple is best and that’s certainly the case with this delightful salad. I’ve modelled it on a dish that is truly ubiquitous in France, where you’ll find it at many cafés, … 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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Niçoise Salad with smoked salmon

A tasty makeover for a classic French dish! During the hottest part of the summer, we eat composed salads quite often for dinner. With the right ingredients, they can take little time to prepare and be both nutritious and satisfying. … Continue reading

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Grilled corn salad with seared scallops

A burst of summery colours and flavours! I know most people measure seasons by the weather but my seasons are all about food. I love to cook with whatever is fresh and local and while I’m a little sad when … 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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