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Tunisian Carrot Soup

This soup combines sweet-tasting onions and carrots with a subtle spice mix to create an irresistible flavour that is just as delicious chilled as it is warm. Don’t skip the ras el hanout – it is a wonderful ground spice … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Vegetables

Who knew you could make pickles that are ready to eat in as little as two hours? My husband and I, not to mention our adorable three year old great-nephew, share a huge fondness for all things pickled so this … Continue reading

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Russian Meatballs (Tefteli) in Cream Sauce

Meatballs are a staple in many different cultures and have been served up across the globe since Roman times. In Russia, Tefteli are popular as comfort food and are typically served with boiled or fried potatoes rather than with pasta … Continue reading

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Sushi Salad Spoons

Deconstructing dishes can yield wonderful surprises of texture and appearance. Another advantage is that you can take a dish that is sometimes tricky to eat in one format and make it more easily consumable. California Rolls – one of the … Continue reading

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Roasted Root Vegetable Soup with Dukkah

The earthy flavours of root vegetables make them a natural choice for soup.  Roasting them brings out their natural sweetness and gives the soup a richer, more complex flavour. Be sure to take a few moments to make the garnish … Continue reading

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Curried Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Coconut

Flavourful, inexpensive and nutritious, pumpkin is useful for so much more than just yummy pies. I love making soups with pumpkin as the base as it has a sweet, subtle flavour that lends itself to countless interpretations. You could use … Continue reading

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Back to Basics: Vegetable Stock

As autumn settles in, I always feel excited about the changing weather and the accompanying shift in my kitchen. This time of year, it’s all about soups for me. Gone are light, bright summer salads, replaced by slowly-simmered concoctions that … Continue reading

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