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Peach, Marmalade & Roquefort Crostini

I’d happily have dinner be a successive series of bite-size apps. Forget the main, when it’s warm and sunny, these are what I gravitate to, cold drink in hand. At the moment, peaches are ripe and and perfectly sweet, so this seemed like a natural choice. It’s also the recipe I developed for Loblaw’s PC Black Label […] Read more…

 

Coconut, Mango & Sesame Caramel Ice Pops

I’ve always had a soft spot for ice pops in the summertime. Every year, I make a variety of different kinds and experiment with flavour combos as the weather gets warmer, making sure to always have a few in my freezer to turn to when my sweet tooth strikes. I like to alternate between creamy […] Read more…

 

Zucchini, Ricotta & Caponata Galette

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Galettes have always been a staple in my kitchen: they fit my approach to cooking – they’re surprisingly simple to make (but look impressive), are generally packed with fresh ingredients (but still taste indulgent – most generally thanks to cheese!) and can be whipped up in a short amount of time. I make them year-round in […] Read more…

 

Persimmon, Manchego & Kale Pizza

I’ve always loved persimmons, but generally end up snacking on them, just as they are, or enjoying them simply diced over steel-cut oats. @persimonsays, a brand of persimmons grown in the Ribera del Xúquer region of Spain, grows these beautiful, sweet fruit. They challenged me to cook them in a savoury way, using a few […] Read more…

 

White Chocolate-Dipped Citrus Segments

At a time of year when not much colourful foods are in season, citrus is my way to add a little vibrancy back into my kitchen. This is the simplest of treats to showcase them, just like I like them. It’s barely a recipe, but something that’s nice enough to serve guests for dessert.I love […] Read more…

 

Homemade Gravlax with Dill and Clementine

Certain dishes have that innate quality of making any meal feel like a special occasion. Gravlax fits that bill, no matter how it’s served. Simply cured with salt and a few seasonings gravalx really is an easy recipe to make at home. The only requirement is making sure that the salmon that you use is […] Read more…

 

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