Tag Archives: Paula Roy

Raspberry Clafoutis

A simple, not-too-sweet dessert Clafoutis is considered by many to be one of the quintessential desserts of France. The popular treat is surprisingly easy to make, yielding a fruit-filled delight that falls somewhere between a cake and a custard. Based … Continue reading

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Watermelon juice with muddled mint

A refreshing taste of summer! I’m often looking for refreshing drinks to beat the heat and this juice – whether consumed ‘as is’ or spiked with your favourite spirits – is the perfect thing. Because watermelon is so naturally sweet, … Continue reading

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Fully-loaded BLT pasta salad

A great twist on a classic sandwich! I’ve always adored bacon-lettuce-tomato (BLT) sandwiches and to this day, they’re one of my go-to choices when visiting a diner. I usually add cheese to my order and, if the kitchen is amenable, … Continue reading

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Quick pickled cucumbers and red onions with dill flowers

A fast way to add flavour to any meal! I love making quick pickles just a jar or two at a time as I find it’s just such an easy way to capture the flavours of fresh produce at any … Continue reading

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Speedy shrimp tacos

Fast, flavourful and fun! I think my family believes that Taco Tuesday is just a weak guideline; if they had their way, we’d probably have tacos for dinner three or four nights a week. I’m constantly mixing things up and … Continue reading

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Mexican-inspired grilled corn salad

A fun way to enjoy a favourite summer vegetable! I love corn on the cob and it is one of the aspects of mid-summer that I most eagerly anticipate every year. Lately I’ve been trying to play around with different … Continue reading

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Zesty pickled melon

A fun new way to enjoy a favourite fruit! I’ve often said that I’ll pickle just about anything that isn’t nailed down (kumquats, cauliflower, strawberries  and blueberries are just a few of my new favourites – you’ll find lots more … Continue reading

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