Tag Archives: brown sugar

Sweet & spicy rhubarb chutney

A zippy, versatile condiment that’s easy to prepare! Anyone else feel like their garden is on the verge of becoming a jungle? We’ve had so much rain this summer that when this week’s heatwave hit, I swear I could see … Continue reading

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Grilled Salmon with Asian Flavours

Grilling is such an easy way to prepare fish. Not only is it super speedy, since fish cooks very quickly over high heat, it’s also healthy and flavourful. Salmon’s mild flavour lends itself to all kinds of seasonings and I … Continue reading

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Artisan-style Fruit and Nut Crisps

Ever since Lesley Stowe introduced the world to her fantastic Raincoast Crisps, I’ve wanted to figure out a way to make them at home. Somehow, eating a cracker that’s packed with nutritious things makes me feel more virtuous about the … Continue reading

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Overnight Sticky Cinnamon Buns

Your family would quite likely fall in love with you all over again should you decide to get up at the crack of dawn to craft some home-baked love, fragrant and just-from-the-oven warm as soon as they awaken. However, in … Continue reading

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Classic Butter Tarts

I have to confess there is nothing particularly innovative about my butter tart recipe, although many tasters have declared them the ‘best ever’. Perhaps it’s because I roll out my pastry between sheets of parchment, which keeps it from getting … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Rice Bowl

With its blend of tender rice, crunchy cabbage and sweet-and-sour party on top, this rice bowl is delicious, nutritious and oh-so-satisfying. Toasting the brown rice brings out its subtle, nutty flavour and also helps it cook up softer and fluffier, … Continue reading

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Candied Bacon

I am overly fond of bacon, so when I tasted candied bacon for the first time, I got pretty excited. Yet another use for one of my favourite foods! Candied bacon, with its dark, glossy sheen, makes a wonderful addition … Continue reading

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