Tag Archives: cumin

Indonesian-inspired beef and vegetable bowls

Spiced-up flank steak with chili, coconut and more!  I’ve never been to Indonesia but this island archipelago is a land that has long fascinated me. Sambal Oelek is one of the ingredients I reach for very often in my kitchen; … Continue reading

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Crunchy Curried Cauliflower Pickles

Refrigerator pickles are a quick, easy way to capture the flavours of the season and enjoy them for months afterwards. I was excited to find some cauliflower in this month’s Farmers’ Feast challenge basket, courtesy of Linda’s Garden at the … Continue reading

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Smoky Texas-style Chili

Have you heard of Hiyak? Neither had I, until two lovely little parcels of Hiyak sirloin from Lanark County’s Tiraislin Fold showed up in my Farmers’ Feast basket, courtesy of the Ottawa Farmers’ Market. It’s a cross between Highland cattle and … Continue reading

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Moroccan-spiced Cauliflower

Move over, cheese sauce. Cauliflower is about to get all zippy and exciting thanks to a great blend of seasonings and some quick oven-roasting. This side dish – regular or vegan – will perk up any menu; it would be … Continue reading

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Quick Moroccan-style Chicken Stew

For those unfamiliar with the cuisine of Morocco, its tastes are layered, subtle and absolutely delicious, blending both sweetness and heat. Spices such as cinnamon, cumin, coriander and peppers are typically combined with fruit and meat, often in slowly-simmered tagines … Continue reading

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Shredded chicken tacos with crunchy coleslaw

Some say the taco craze is winding down but I beg to differ. There’s something so fun about piling tasty toppings on a fresh tortilla and then devouring it in just a few gloriously messy bites. I love the layering … Continue reading

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Lentil-Sweet Potato Soup

I don’t think I will ever tire of making – or eating – soup. Autumn is a great time to fill your freezer with all sorts of vegetable-based soups, especially when the markets are brimming with local produce. I like … Continue reading

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