Category Archives: Spring

Asparagus with Lemon-Herb Sauce

I grew up eating carefully-steamed asparagus served with a knob of butter and splash of vinegar or fresh lemon juice. While I’ll always enjoy it that way, it doesn’t make for a very elegant presentation. I recently made Sauce Gribiche … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Mousse

So often rhubarb is either used ‘as is’ in pies or fruit crumbles, or stewed up and served in rather uninspiring-looking ways. Taking the time to puree the cooked fruit not only makes it look a little more attractive, it … Continue reading

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Salad of tender greens with pickled rhubarb

This salad is an excellent way to showcase and enjoy some of the first produce of spring, now available at the Ottawa Farmers’ Market. The pickled rhubarb adds a huge flavour element to the salad, along with some great colour. … Continue reading

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