Tag Archives: Ottawa

JUNO-inspired stuffed peppers

Celebrating Canadian music with ingredients tied to song lyrics! It’s JUNO Awards Week in Ottawa and I’m pretty excited by all the musical hoopla. In 2012, the last time the JUNOs were held here, my son played piano for a … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods – Episode 7 recipes

Great news! My fantastic crew at Rogers TV Ottawa and I filmed a couple of new episodes of Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods earlier this month and they’re ready to roll. You’ll notice something a little different if you’ve tuned in … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods – Episode 2 recipes

It’s week two of my new TV show and I’m a little less nervous as tonight’s viewing time approaches (7:30 pm on Rogers Ottawa, Channel 22). I might even watch it all in one sitting this time, instead of having … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods – Episode 1 recipes

Today’s the big day! At 7:30 pm, the first episode of my new TV show, Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods, is airing in Ottawa on Rogers TV, channel 22. I’m super excited, but also just a little bit nervous. While I … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Feast Challenge July 2015 – On Affordability and Appreciation

I’ve been pondering about back-to-basics eating lately and feeling sad for those people who simply cannot afford to eat local, seasonal produce. I’m not just talking about people in remote communities although the price of fresh food in Canada’s Arctic … Continue reading

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Cavena Nuda (Oat Groats) Risotto with Squash

Oat Groats, Naked Oats or Rice of the Prairies … three names for one of the newest darlings of the Canadian farming scene: Cavena Nuda.  It’s an amazing variety of hull-less (naked, get it?) developed by researchers at Agriculture Canada … Continue reading

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Corn Flour Biscuits with Maple Butter

One of the first things I learned to bake as a child was baking powder biscuits. They remain a favourite to this day; I love them hot out of the oven, slathered with butter and jam. When I spied a … Continue reading

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