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Buckwheat Waffles with Blueberry-Maple Sauce

Buckwheat is one of the most delicious, nutritious and easy to work with gluten-free flours; it’s too bad whomever named it didn’t consider that it’s neither wheat nor grain. Made from the ground seeds of a dock plant (Fagopyrum esculentum), … Continue reading

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A celebration of Russian food for the 2014 Winter Olympics

I’ve had the most delicious and delightful time, exploring Russian food over the past month or so. I love ‘cooking on a theme’ and the upcoming Olympics in Sochi seemed like the perfect excuse to dive into a cuisine about … Continue reading

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Blini (Russian Buckwheat Pancakes)

Blini – one of the most well-known Russian treats – are very small, savoury pancakes with a unique and appealing flavour. While some blini recipes call for yeast as a leavening agent, using baking powder instead speeds things up very … Continue reading

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Smart Snacking

For many families, spring and summer can be the busiest times of the year. Between sports, end of school year activities, trips to the cottage and busy lives in general, it seems like mealtime routines are sometimes hard to maintain. … Continue reading

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Soba Noodle Salad with Mango

This Asian-inspired salad blends elements from several cuisines to create a taste that hits all the right notes: hot, salty, sour and sweet. Soba is the Japanese word for buckwheat; these noodles are rich in fibre, iron and essential amino … Continue reading

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