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How to Make Cream of Any Veggie Soup

Seeing the leaves changing colour puts a little pep in my step. Not only is it my favourite season of the year,  I find it much easier to consistently cook local, from scratch meals during the fall and winter. 622 more words

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Satay Turkey Stir Fry Salad

This is a simple, colourful stir fry.

If you like Asian flavours but don’t have a pantry full of sauces to make them, this recipe might suit you. 298 more words


Light Lunch: Carrot and Feta Tart

Pretty and tasty.

This tart is practically three ingredients, plus a little bit of olive oil and some seasonings. The carrots are sweet and the salty flavour of the feta cheese is the perfect contrast. 320 more words


crispy calamari with homemade aioli

:: It was about time I ticked off another item from my ‘too difficult and irrationally scary’ list –


I have a vague memory of attempting this years ago but after ending up with a thin, split, oily mess, I threw the whole lot in the bin and have relied on Zoosh or Simon Johnson for all my mayonnaise needs since. 430 more words


Buttery Chilli, Lime Barbecued Sweet Corn

Buttery chilli, lime barbecued sweet corn, all in squeezed in the one sentence… sounds like heaven right? It is, trust me. Gather your friends, dust off your BBQ’s, refill your gas bottles (or buy sufficient coals), ice the beers and prepare to feast. 266 more words

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Roasted Garlic Hummus

 No real story with this one…I like Hummus and that is a good reason to share a favorite recipe. Enjoy!!


Saag paneer

Whenever I go to a new Indian restaurant I always try the tandoori chicken, garlic naan and saag paneer (or palak paneer). These are my benchmarking dishes and I am not ashamed to say my taste for Indian food is not much more complicated than these dishes. 577 more words