Tag Archives: make-ahead

French grated carrot salad (salade de carottes rapées)

A fast, fresh and flavourful raw vegetable dish! Sometimes simple is best and that’s certainly the case with this delightful salad. I’ve modelled it on a dish that is truly ubiquitous in France, where you’ll find it at many cafés, … Continue reading

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Grilled corn salad with seared scallops

A burst of summery colours and flavours! I know most people measure seasons by the weather but my seasons are all about food. I love to cook with whatever is fresh and local and while I’m a little sad when … Continue reading

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Make-ahead rhubarb scones

Freezeable dough makes fresh breakfast treats a snap! I’ve long wondered what the difference is between scones and biscuits. Apparently the simplest way to distinguish them is that biscuits should be flaky and scones should have a finer crumb. Quite … Continue reading

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Scrumptious smoked salmon spread

Entertain with ease thanks to this tasty make-ahead treat! Have you ever played the hypothetical “deserted island food” game? In a nutshell, you identify one (or several) foods that you would be quite content to eat every day for the … Continue reading

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Orange tarts with shortbread crust

Sweet citrus shines in these colourful treats! I am an unabashed lover of all things lemon, to the point where other citrus fruits sometimes get a little neglected in my kitchen. I decided to remedy that by coming up with … Continue reading

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Instant Pot makes for faster, tastier corned beef

Super tender and flavourful brisket….with zero preservatives! I have spent my entire adult life (up till about a week ago) wondering how corned beef got its name. I mean, there’s no corn in it (unlike peameal bacon, for example, which … Continue reading

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Roasted carrots with balsamic mascarpone and pistachios

An easy yet impressive vegetable dish! Have you ever noticed that vegetables served in good restaurants usually look stunning and taste fantastic? I think that is because many chefs wisely treat their vegetables not just as ‘side dishes’ but instead … Continue reading

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