Tag Archives: shallot

Kale salad with caper vinaigrette

A make-at-home version of  a perennial favourite at Supply and Demand! When Supply and Demand opened its doors in Ottawa just over five years ago, this was the dish that made me fall in love with kale. I’d never tasted … Continue reading

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Cheesy Zucchini-Apple Tian

I’m always looking for new ways to serve vegetables to my family. This dish was a big hit with everyone and I especially loved it because not only is it super easy to prepare, it’s also easy to serve and … 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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Carrot, Turnip and Apple Salad with Maple-Miso Dressing

When many people hear the word miso, the first thing that springs to mind is soup. Although miso certainly does make for very delicious soup, it is a versatile product that can be used in so many other ways. Like … Continue reading

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Smoky Texas-style Chili

Have you heard of Hiyak? Neither had I, until two lovely little parcels of Hiyak sirloin from Lanark County’s Tiraislin Fold showed up in my Farmers’ Feast basket, courtesy of the Ottawa Farmers’ Market. It’s a cross between Highland cattle and … Continue reading

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Ten Minute Thai Soup

When I find my vegetable drawer filled with little bits and pieces, I usually whip up a quick frittata for lunch. Yesterday, I was about to do just that, when I remembered I had transferred a half a can of … Continue reading

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Quick Tropical Shrimp

When I started thinking about dinner yesterday, it was late, we were hungry and worst of all, it was -25 Celsius (-35 C with a horrid windchill factored in). Weather like this gets me thinking not only about hot, nourishing … Continue reading

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