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Feeling Under The Weather

I was feeling quite unwell yesterday (probably caught it from my hubby), and decided to make a pot of congee. It is my tradition to make congee when I’m feeling sick because it usually makes me feel so much better in a day or two. 371 more words

Cooking

Vitamin Shiitake - A Storehouse for Winter

If you grow your own mushrooms you could build your own winter store of vitamin D

We humans need sunlight to generate vitamin D which is essential to our health and wellbeing, but the further north we live the harder it is to come by. 941 more words

Gardening

Umeboshi broth with soba noodles

Umeboshi paste is a salty, tangy Japanese condiment made from dried, pickled ume fruits. It is used to enhance the taste of sauces, pickles, vinaigrettes, veganaise, cooked vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, etc), rice, noodles, … 263 more words

Vegan

Pine Tree Cafe @ Fortune Centre

Fortune Centre is a slightly bizarre place at the best of times, more so around midday on a Sunday. The second floor – which plays host to the infamous Pine Tree Cafe – becomes eerily quiet and strangely smokey, although that’s most probably the Sunday blurriness speaking. 370 more words

Chinese

Aged White Cheddar Mac and Cheese with Portobello, Shiitake, and Truffle Oil

Nothing screams comfort to me than a plate full of rich, creamy, macaroni and cheese. It’s consistently ranked high on people’s comfort food lists, and for a good reason too. 610 more words

Savoury

Mushroom bites - Bouchées aux champignons

(Version française plus bas)

You don’t know what to serve as appetizers for your guests for the holidays? Well here is one that is quite nice and will make people talk. 436 more words

Gluten Free

LivinGreens @ Rangoon Road

I have always thought that Rangoon Road sounds a lot more exotic – a lot more interesting, perhaps – than it really is. It conjures images of an outpost, of empire, of a nexus of both time and space. 732 more words

Western