Tag Archives: Paula Roy

Quick pickled kumquats

Spice up your salads, sandwiches and charcuterie boards! I’ve frequently joked that I’d happily pickle anything in my kitchen that’s not nailed down. Search “pickles” on my website and you’ll see I’m not really kidding. Quick pickles are just so … Continue reading

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Blackberry-mint panna cotta

An impressively elegant yet easy dessert! I don’t know why it’s taken me this long to try my hand at panna cotta, one of Italy’s most famous and delicious desserts. The name means ‘cooked cream’ but it’s so much more … Continue reading

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30 minute turkey stew with puff pastry crackers

Tastier and easier than turkey pot pie! I’ve loved turkey and chicken pot pie since I was a little kid. I remember being so impressed that leftover cooked poultry could be transformed into something so delicious and, of course, the … Continue reading

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Baked pasta and cheese bites

Humble mac ‘n cheese gets a delicious makeover! I’m always looking for ways to make healthier, baked versions of favourite deep-fried dishes. My super crispy oven-baked chicken wings are a great example as are my fish and chips. This new … Continue reading

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Warm beet and pear salad

An easy, elegant appetizer! I first tasted the combination of warm beet and pear in Tuscany decades ago and was instantly smitten. Nutritious, colourful and delicious, this salad remains a favourite to this day and makes a nice change from … Continue reading

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Melt in your mouth cinnamon hearts

A no-bake treat that’s fun for the whole family! Some of my fondest childhood memories involve sneaking sweets out of my grandparents’ always-stocked candy dishes. In hindsight, I now realize that I likely wasn’t very sneaky at all and they … Continue reading

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Celebrating citrus

Some unique was to enjoy fresh, flavourful fruit! While Mother Nature may be a practical joker by times, she did get one thing right. Having citrus fruits be in season in the south when it’s freezing and snowy in the … Continue reading

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