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Grilled Salmon with Asian Flavours

Grilling is such an easy way to prepare fish. Not only is it super speedy, since fish cooks very quickly over high heat, it’s also healthy and flavourful. Salmon’s mild flavour lends itself to all kinds of seasonings and I … Continue reading

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Grilled Asparagus and Spring Onions

When I spotted huge bunches of asparagus and green onions (also called spring onions or scallions) in my Farmers’ Feast challenge basket from the Ottawa Farmers’ Market, I knew right away what I wanted to do with them. I love … Continue reading

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Pineapple-Grilled Salmon with avocado salsa

Fish and fruit are such a perfect combination. This particular dish was inspired by an article I read which talked about the popular Hawaiian pairing of canned Spam and pineapple (I kid you not). That might be tasty….but I think … Continue reading

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Roasted new potatoes with grilled scape pesto and peas

I was Out Of My Mind Excited when the Ottawa Farmers’ Market asked me if I’d like to participate in their Farmers Feast challenge. It’s kind of like those black box competitions featured on some cooking shows, except without the … Continue reading

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Grilled Peach Bellini

First concocted decades ago at the iconic Harry’s Bar in Venice, the Bellini is a delightful cocktail that has a pleasing taste and pretty appearance. Traditionally made with fresh, raw peaches, this version boasts a unique flavour as the peaches … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn, Zucchini and Carrot Salad with Lime Dressing

There’s something irresistible about the flavour of farm-fresh vegetables that have been cooked on a grill. The natural sweetness of the veggies seems somehow enhanced by this method, and the slight smoky notes offer a lovely counterpoint. When I first … Continue reading

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Crab Cakes with Grilled Mango and Red Pepper Salsa

I have always had a fondness for crab cakes. A favourite Ottawa restaurant that sadly is no more, The Upstairs Bistro, used to make some of the best I’ve ever tasted. I used to beg the owner to let me … Continue reading

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