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Sweet and Sour Cucumber ‘noodle’ Salad

If you haven’t heard of spiralizing, be forewarned: I am most definitely on the bandwagon. It’s not a new exercise trend, nor is it a way to turn straight hair into luscious Disney princess locks. Spiralizing is the process of … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Orange Marmalade Shrimp

This dish conjured up all sorts of culinary memories for me. The sticky, sweet and sour, slightly salty sauce reminded me of the westernized Chinese food I occasionally got to enjoy as a kid. Working with lovely, pink-hued Argentine shrimp … Continue reading

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Grilled Peaches with Chèvre and Dukkah

When the first juicy Ontario peaches of the season arrive each year, I find it hard to do anything other than stand over the sink and eat them as is. Thankfully, I had already enjoyed quite a few peaches in … Continue reading

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Sushi Salad Spoons

Deconstructing dishes can yield wonderful surprises of texture and appearance. Another advantage is that you can take a dish that is sometimes tricky to eat in one format and make it more easily consumable. California Rolls – one of the … Continue reading

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Roasted Root Vegetable Soup with Dukkah

The earthy flavours of root vegetables make them a natural choice for soup.  Roasting them brings out their natural sweetness and gives the soup a richer, more complex flavour. Be sure to take a few moments to make the garnish … Continue reading

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Sushi Nachos

This dish is basically a deconstructed California roll, one of the most popular varieties of sushi. The wonton crisps are a cinch to make and form an ideal base for the rice and toppings. Just like traditional nachos, this Asian-inspired … Continue reading

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