Tag Archives: Farmers’ Feast Challenge

Asparagus with Lemon-Herb Sauce

I grew up eating carefully-steamed asparagus served with a knob of butter and splash of vinegar or fresh lemon juice. While I’ll always enjoy it that way, it doesn’t make for a very elegant presentation. I recently made Sauce Gribiche … Continue reading

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Open-faced radish sandwiches – a French treat!

Leave it to the French to figure out that the very best way to enjoy radishes is to slice them thinly then pile them on top of bread that’s been slathered with high quality butter. Add a sprinkle of fleur … 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 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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Pickled Kohlrabi with garlic, ginger and celery leaves

Last month, I participated in a delicious and inspiring culinary project, thanks to the wonderful people at the Ottawa Farmers’ Market. They have once again dropped off a basket brimming with fresh-from-the-garden goodness for this month’s Farmers’ Feast Challenge. Its … Continue reading

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