Tag Archives: pistachios

Summer’s best grilled peach and halloumi salad

Peaches and cheese a match made in heaven! I remember the first time I tasted grilled fresh fruit – it was pineapple – and I was so excited, knowing it opened up a whole new realm of delicious possibilities for … Continue reading

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Roasted carrots with balsamic mascarpone and pistachios

An easy yet impressive vegetable dish! Have you ever noticed that vegetables served in good restaurants usually look stunning and taste fantastic? I think that is because many chefs wisely treat their vegetables not just as ‘side dishes’ but instead … Continue reading

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Purple Cabbage and Apple Salad

As soon as I saw the gorgeous purple cabbage from Bergeron Gardens in my August Farmers’ Feast basket from the Ottawa Farmers’ Market, I knew exactly what I was going to do with it. This beautiful salad is quick to prepare … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Dipped Shortbread

Let’s face it, not all of us can decorate cookies to make them look like tempting works of art. It’s definitely not my strong suit, which is what prompted me to come up with a method to jazz up classic … Continue reading

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