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Sunchoke-stuffed squash

One of the things I love most about the Farmers’ Feast project (and about visiting farmers’ markets in general) is that it gets me working with new-to-me ingredients. This month, the sunchokes and Delicata squash included in my mystery basket … Continue reading

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White turnips with miso-maple glaze

If you’ve not yet discovered Hakurei turnips, you’re in for a big treat. Sometimes called Japanese turnips, these mild flavoured little beauties have just the faintest and appealing hint of bitterness and are so much more enjoyable than their humble … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Feast Challenge July 2015 – On Affordability and Appreciation

I’ve been pondering about back-to-basics eating lately and feeling sad for those people who simply cannot afford to eat local, seasonal produce. I’m not just talking about people in remote communities although the price of fresh food in Canada’s Arctic … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Feast Challenge – Spring 2015 Edition

After a long and exceptionally cold winter, I am appreciating our local farmers more than ever. Their ability to bring a diverse selection of produce to market early in the growing season is amazing, all the more so when you … Continue reading

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Special new summertime treats on the menu at the NAC’s le café terrace

This week, le café at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa launched some delicious new summertime patio offerings. I was lucky enough to sample them the other day and I think executive chef John Morris has done this landmark institution … Continue reading

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