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Chef Notes: Saute like a Chef

You see it in recipe instructions all of the time. It’s probably the most common dry cooking method, but most people do it wrong. It’s not that sautéing is difficult

Summer

Lisa’s Letters Home: Throw a Pizza on the Barbie!

Our BBQ has been our good friend lately. It’s been far too hot to turn on the oven or cook anything on the stovetop, so we’ve been firing up the

Articles

Chef Notes: Z’houg Sauce

I’ve got a new sauce for you. It’s kind of a chimichurri (an Argentinian sauce used on grilled meats) or pesto style sauce. It’s quick and easy to make and

Summer

Gluten Free Black Bean and Corn Salsa

It’s hot out there. Like really really hot. The kind of hot that makes you want to lie down with a cold drink and breathe quietly in the dark. But

Interviews

A Quick Bite with Emma Reddington

It was a Schiaparelli pink ceiling that first drew me to Emma Reddington’s blog. I’ve since been back a hundred times, finding fresh inspiration every time I visit. Because I’m a bit

Fall

Fried Egg Sandwich with Avocado Basil Spread

I have a small addiction to Pinterest. It’s nothing too serious like my celebrity gossip rag habit or my newly developed dependence to Instagram but, none the less, it’s there

Valentines

Lisa’s Letters Home: Chocolate Marshmallow Mousse

Someone must have finally remembered to pay our summer bill because it’s hot! And I don’t mean 16C and everyone gets overexcited and digs out their flipflops hot, I mean

Chef's Notes

Chef Notes: Cast Iron Cookware

Nothing brings back more memories of both of my grandmothers than cast iron cook wear. They are a staple in every respectable “old school” home cook’s, not to mention all

By Meal Type

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

We’re  baaaack. And is it possible that it’s hotter here in Toronto than in the Spanish beach town of Begur, where we spent the last week? Maybe not quite, but

Snacks & Desserts

Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream

Why make ice cream at home? I’ve always won­dered. There are many things that one can buy that I do like to make myself so that I know about what’s in it

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