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Vegetarian empanadas.

Last June my friend M and I took a cooking class at The Pantry at Delancey in which we learned how to make empanadas from the incomparable Lisa Nakamura. 1,556 more words


Sundried Tomato & Olive Hummus

Happy first day of June! It’s hard to believe that summer is just around the corner, slow down 2015!

Summer, the season of sweltering Milanese heat waves, gelato, picnics in the park, lunches on the beach and barefeet in the sand. 764 more words

Dips, Spreads & Sauces

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

I love finding new uses for some of my favourite ingredients and chickpeas were a great canvas this time for this Chickpea Salad Sandwich.  I know what you’re thinking and no this wasn’t created to be a knock off of a chicken or egg salad sandwich, but rather a healthful nutrient rich plant based sandwich filling that just so happens to recall the latter two. 456 more words


Spicy & sweet collard greens rolls.

I still remember the minute I got the idea for this recipe. I was at the Ballard Market, staring at a glorious display of young collard greens, wondering what on earth I could do with them that my husband would eat. 1,136 more words


Sumac Roasted Carrot & Cannellini Bean Spread

There are some flavours and aromas that magically create a feeling of comfort for me. Among them are Mint, Za’atar, Tahini, Orange or Rose Blossom Water and Sumac. 1,004 more words

Dips, Spreads & Sauces

Creamy Tomato & Cannellini Soup

It seems a little counter intuitive to be posting a soup recipe when the weather is scorching hot in Milan today, but then again, it must be cool somewhere out there, and soup is always a great meal option in my opinion. 1,258 more words


Snow Daze & Black Bean & Beef Chili

It’s been a snowy February. While the snowbanks in front of my house are not yet up to the roofline, all sorts of all-time records have been broken. 1,320 more words