Tag Archives: kale

Recipe roundup: all about apples

Some tasty and inventive ways to enjoy a favourite fall fruit! Just like the outstanding peach and tomato crops this year, I think it’s proving to be a stellar year for apples. I’ve purchased numerous varieties at my local farmers’ … Continue reading

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Kale salad with caper vinaigrette

A make-at-home version of  a perennial favourite at Supply and Demand! When Supply and Demand opened its doors in Ottawa just over five years ago, this was the dish that made me fall in love with kale. I’d never tasted … Continue reading

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Creamy macaroni and cheese with kale and bacon

A delicious twist on a comforting family favourite! My family has always loved homemade mac ‘n cheese and it’s no wonder. After all, isn’t it just like a warm, creamy, comforting, satisfying hug in a bowl? I tend to always … Continue reading

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Entertain with ease with fresh, tasty side dishes

The perfect plates for vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike! One of the food-related questions I am asked most often is what to serve visiting vegetarians or vegans. It can be challenging today to satisfy a variety of tastes and appetites. … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods – Episode 3 recipes

Week three already! Where has the time gone? I’m excited to share with you the recipes for episode 3 of Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods (airing tonight at 7:30 pm on Rogers TV 22 in Ottawa) which is all about great make-ahead … 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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Vegetarian Lasagna with mushrooms, leeks and kale

Apparently lasagna’s earliest origins can be found in the culinary cultures of both Ancient Greece and Rome. I grew up eating a spicy hybrid version made with tomato sauce and Polish sausage, switching to a bolognese variety when I started … Continue reading

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