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Smoked Watermelon Salad with feta and mint

While this sweet-salty-sour salad combination has been around for years, smoking the watermelon prior to cubing it takes the dish to a whole new level of deliciousness. It’s a refreshing, light, flavourful treat that will add a wow factor to … Continue reading

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Grilled Strawberry Daiquiri

I’m not usually a fan of fruity drinks – I generally find them overly sweet – so this grilled daiquiri is a game-changer for me. Grilling the ingredients prior to blending not only adds a subtle smoky element to the … Continue reading

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Maple Gimlet

The gimlet is a classic gin-based cocktail that has never really gone out of style. Many traditional gimlet recipes call for lime cordial while others favour freshly squeezed lime juice and sugar, or a combination of lime juice and simple … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Rice Bowl

With its blend of tender rice, crunchy cabbage and sweet-and-sour party on top, this rice bowl is delicious, nutritious and oh-so-satisfying. Toasting the brown rice brings out its subtle, nutty flavour and also helps it cook up softer and fluffier, … Continue reading

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Plum-Ginger Jam with Lime and Cardamom

As a cook, I find there’s nothing more satisfying than working with really, really fresh ingredients. I recently picked plums off my niece and nephew’s tree, just blocks from my home, and couldn’t wait to get busy creating something special … 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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Cedar Planked Spicy Shrimp

These tasty little morsels were a smash hit when I served them recently. They can be prepared a few hours ahead and left to marinate in the fridge, then put on the grill for just a few moments of cooking … Continue reading

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