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Asparagus with Lemon-Herb Sauce

I grew up eating carefully-steamed asparagus served with a knob of butter and splash of vinegar or fresh lemon juice. While I’ll always enjoy it that way, it doesn’t make for a very elegant presentation. I recently made Sauce Gribiche … Continue reading

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Crispy pan-fried Basa fillets

If you’ve not yet tried Basa, you’re in for a treat. This mild-flavoured white fish is remarkable not only for its delicate taste but also the fact that you won’t find rogue bones lurking in the flesh. Insulating the fish … Continue reading

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Perfect Purple Potato Salad

Ever since I figured out a better way to make potato salad, I’ve enjoyed its flavour a lot more. Cooking the potatoes in salted water is an important first step; dousing them in vinegar as soon as your drain them … Continue reading

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Soft Ballpark-Style Pretzels

The easiest way to get your kids interested in food is to get them involved in the kitchen. Working together to prepare a family favourite or test out a new recipe provides a great learning opportunities – cooking is all … Continue reading

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Pistachio-crusted halibut on golden beets with caper-onion tartar sauce

Halibut is one of my favourite fish to cook and eat because of its delicate texture and flavour. When shopping, look for sustainably harvested fish that does not have a strong fishy aroma. Because the fillets are generally of an … Continue reading

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The Only Potato Salad Recipe I Need

I’m always hesitant to describe a recipe as “the best ever” as it’s just such a subjective thing. Yet, if I were braver, I’d probably call this potato salad recipe the best ever. For many years, I wasn’t a big … Continue reading

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Curried Chicken Salad with Apple and Pecans

This is my favourite way to eat leftover roast chicken (but only once there’s no more gravy to be had, of course). You can also bake or poach a chicken breast for this dish. I love the contrasting colours and … Continue reading

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