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Rustic Cornflour Bread

I love a hearty, rustic loaf that’s full of flavour, so I was excited to experiment with the heritage corn flour from Barkley’s Apple Orchard that I found in the Holiday Farmers’ Feast basket from the Ottawa Farmers’ Market. Corn … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Latkes

I think I was in my mid-teens when I first tasted latkes. Naturally, I wondered where they’d been all my life. I love both making and eating them (including in an innovative way: wafflelatkes!!) but until recently, I’d never thought … Continue reading

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Catalan-style appetizer

This is one of my favourite ways to work with anchovies. Often we only think of using them for pizza toppings or in Caesar salad dressings, but they are actually a lot more versatile than you might expect and when … Continue reading

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Spicy Marinated Olives

I’m a big fan of gifting edible treats on just about any occasion. Show up at a party with a nice bottle of wine and something yummy the host can either put on the table or tuck away to savour … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes

A surplus of ripe cherry tomatoes in my tiny urban garden was the inspiration for this recipe. I’ve resorted to only growing cherry tomatoes as the squirrels in my neighbourhood are stealthy and hungry. Watching a full-sized tomato slowly ripen, … Continue reading

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Wilted Summer Slaw

I don’t remember liking cabbage very much as a kid, but now it has become a vegetable I reach for often, due to its versatility, great flavour and awesome nutritional properties. I love both the crispy, crunchy texture of raw … Continue reading

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Yellow Bean, Red Potato and Cherry Tomato Salad with Bacon

I adore yellow beans. As a kid, they were one of the vegetables I always wanted to pick in our large garden and I could eat them every day. I was convinced their flavour was vastly superior to green beans. … Continue reading

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