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Asparagus recipe roundup

So many ways to enjoy one of spring’s delicious delights! Cooking with the seasons just make sense, don’t you think? I feel fortunate to be able to grow some of my own herbs and vegetables and also to have easy … Continue reading

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Asparagus and leek soup with herbed goat cheese  

A lighter, more flavourful version of a favourite springtime soup! This cheerful soup embraces all that’s wonderful about springtime – fresh new vegetables and herbs just waiting to be transformed into bright, tasty dishes. Asparagus is ideal for soup and … Continue reading

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Grilled asparagus with mustard sauce and toasted panko

Sauce and topping an easy way to dress up vegetables! Every year it seems I feel compelled to come up with yet another grilled asparagus recipe. Some of my favourite creations feature asparagus with za’atar and creamy harissa sauce or … Continue reading

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Ten minute risotto another Instant Pot success!

Perfect texture and flavour in a fraction of the time! Who knew it was possible to make perfect risotto in just ten minutes? It’s become a weeknight staple for us, either on its own or as the perfect accompaniment to … Continue reading

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Grilled asparagus with za’atar and creamy harissa sauce

Three cheers for asparagus season! I’m always thinking about new ways to serve vegetables because I find switching things up usually means I can often get my family to eat more of them. We love grilled asparagus and typically I … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Asparagus

In case you haven’t noticed, I am more than a little infatuated with asparagus this year. I don’t know if I still have ‘post-too-cold-too-long-winter’ syndrome or if our local farmers are producing extra-delicious stalks, but I just can’t get enough … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Rolls

This recipe was inspired by my friend Barbara, a visual artist who also happens to be an accomplished cook and gardener; it’s a dish that serves as a great showcase of all her talents. When she made these recently for … Continue reading

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