Posts From Ceri

Red Meats

Spaghetti and Meatballs – The Classic Pasta Dish

Today was the first really hot day of the year in Toronto and people were goofy with sunshine and oxygen.   We packed like we were going away for a

Vegetables

Butternut Squash Risotto

When Ben and I started dating he was living in Brooklyn. As well as racking up lots of air miles we also spent a lot of time on the phone.

Drinks

Milkshake

I live with an addict. Her name is Esme and her poison is sugar. “Mum, was I good today?” she’ll ask. If tell her she’s been good then she takes

Dairy

Easiest Mushroom Quiche

My friend Heidi (honestly, I’m going to be doing some cooking here, too, not just telling you about things Heidi makes!) knows I have a thing for nostalgic, fifties-inspired food.

Nutrition

Much Less Meat

I watched the first episode of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution last night. So very depressing. People fighting over their right to eat garbage, feed their kids garbage. What is wrong

Grains & Rice

Porridge Pancakes

And the winners in the healthy pancake-apalooza are: Porridge Pancakes. Well, maybe I could keep tweaking but I need a break from pancakes. I can’t keep complaining about the last

Legumes

Red Lentil Soup

After spending the afternoon making cookies with Esme I looked at the clock and realized it was 5:15 and I had no plan for dinner. I looked in the fridge

By Meal Type

Chocolate Chip Cookies

My friend Heidi came over the day with some of these delicious cookies. She and her daughter Maude (Esme’s BFF) had made them together. Heidi said it was a really

By Season

Rapini

“Dad, this broccoli is terrible,” said Esme in her most earnest voice. “Why did you make this terrible broccoli?” Well, it wasn’t broccoli at all, it was rapini, and it

Breakfast

Pancake-apalooza

Every morning I ask Esme, “What would you like for breakfast?” And every day she answers the same way. “Pancakes.” Which is sort of mean since I’m only willing to