Category Archives: Salads

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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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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Bánh mì salad

Vietnamese-inspired dish a perfect way to enjoy leftover ham! I think I might be onto a flexible, delicious idea for a recipe series…imagine bread salad reimagined for different cuisines and flavour profiles! Let’s get the party started with this Vietnamese-inspired … Continue reading

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Kale salad with caper vinaigrette

A make-at-home version of  a perennial favourite at Supply and Demand! When Supply and Demand opened its doors in Ottawa just over five years ago, this was the dish that made me fall in love with kale. I’d never tasted … Continue reading

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Raw zucchini noodles with spicy peanut sauce

Spiralized vegetable dishes are fast, fresh and fun! I really miss the fresh tastes of summer during our long Canadian winters. While I am a big fan of root vegetables and I love a hearty soup or stew, the bright, … Continue reading

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Japanese-style seaweed salad

A make-at-home version of a restaurant favourite! It’s amazing how tastes change over time. A generation ago, you’d never have found little kids in North America devouring dried seaweed as a schoolyard snack, but it’s all the rage now. I … Continue reading

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