Tag Archives: chèvre

Marinated Goat Cheese with Pickled Blueberries

Heaven help me….I have a new addiction, and it’s this dish. It started out innocently enough. I looked around for something new to pickle, and spied a big basket of fresh blueberries on the kitchen counter. As an aside, in … Continue reading

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Salad of tender greens with pickled rhubarb

This salad is an excellent way to showcase and enjoy some of the first produce of spring, now available at the Ottawa Farmers’ Market. The pickled rhubarb adds a huge flavour element to the salad, along with some great colour. … Continue reading

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Beet and Rhubarb Salad

Beet salads became rather ubiquitous on restaurant menus a few years ago, and there’s a good reason why: beets are delicious, nutritious, inexpensive and very pretty on the plate. I’m also a big fan of rhubarb, another bright-coloured vegetable (often … Continue reading

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Grilled Banana Peppers with Chèvre and Crispy Proscuitto

I’m so happy to share my new favourite appetizer. Also my new favourite lunch, mid-afternoon snack and late-night treat…. The banana peppers came from Bergeron Gardens at the Ottawa Farmers’ Market and I always keep both chèvre and proscuitto in the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash, Leek and Green Bean Frittata

I love making frittatas for brunch because they don’t take too long to prepare and they are a great way to use up little bits of produce, cheese and meat you have on hand from other meals. I often put … Continue reading

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Grilled Peaches with Chèvre and Dukkah

When the first juicy Ontario peaches of the season arrive each year, I find it hard to do anything other than stand over the sink and eat them as is. Thankfully, I had already enjoyed quite a few peaches in … Continue reading

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Grilled Leeks with Chèvre

Garden-fresh leeks have an absolutely gorgeous flavour and this week I had the privilege of working with spectacular leeks from Avonmore Berry Farm at the Ottawa Farmers’ Market as part of my Farmers’ Feast Challenge basket for August. I find … Continue reading

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