Tag Archives: almonds

Buttery almond cookies  

An easy sweet treat with great flavour and texture I am often asked which of my cookie recipes is my favourite, and it’s a question I truly cannot answer as I have to many from which to choose and I … Continue reading

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Fragrant Rice with Cauliflower, Turmeric, Ginger and Lemon

Spice up any meal with this colourful, delicious main or side dish Sometimes called aromatic rice, versions of this dish are really popular in numerous Middle Eastern, Indian, North African and Asian cuisines. Not only do they look beautiful thanks … Continue reading

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Peach Tarts with Ricotta and Arugula

Freeform pastry makes for an easy, impressive brunch or lunch dish As I kid, I ate a lot of canned peaches, especially during the bleak winter months when fresh fruit options were sparse and expensive. Today, we are fortunate to … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark

If I could only make and eat one sweet treat for the rest of my days, it might just be this. I love salted caramel anything, but paired with dark chocolate and crunchy pretzels…oh, my! It’s one of those sneakily … Continue reading

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Spinach and Raspberry Salad with Candied Almonds

While I am an unabashed fan of root vegetables and slow-simmered foods, I’m not quite ready to surrender to the cooling weather. There will be time enough for soups, stews and other seasonal delights, so in the meantime, I’m still … Continue reading

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Fruit-filled Breakfast Bars

These little beauties are ridiculously tasty, so much so that you might forget they actually include some pretty nutritious ingredients. I was inspired to make them when I spotted some perfectly ripe plums from Warners Farm in my Farmers’ Feast … Continue reading

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Mini Fruit Pies

I like to think of this dish as the perfect marriage between fruit crisp and fruit pie, combining crunchy oatmeal cookie-like topping with an assortment of gently sweetened fruit. I’m grateful each year to the fine folks from Warner’s Farm … Continue reading

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