Archive of ‘Main Dishes’ category

Five-Spice Pork Lettuce Cups with Pickled Heirloom Carrots

pork lettuce cups

There’s something of a natural pairing between crisp veggies and the warm summer months. There’s a lot a good crunch can make better, and after a long day biting into something with character tends to energize me. Does that sound crazy? Maybe. But give it a try and let me know what you think! These […] Read more…

 

Chilled Strawberry Mint Soup

I absolutely love cold soups in the summertime. Whether it’s a classic, cold gazpacho, a chilled cucumber soup, a refreshing vichyssoise (the traditional French soup with potato and leeks) or a dessert soup, there’s no better way to enjoy the season and stay cool. Strawberry soup has become a new favourite of mine this year […] Read more…

 

Peach, Avocado and Scallop Salad

peach salad

Every time the weather starts to perk up, a new signature salad generally makes its way to my table. Last year, I think my favourite was this Spring Potato Salad (featuring capers, radishes, blue cheese and baby potatoes) but this year, even though it’s still early in the season, I think it’s going to be […] Read more…

 

Parmesan and Portobello Baked Eggs

Portobello Baked Eggs

I’ve always loved baked eggs. When I was little, we often had typical French baked eggs which consisted of eggs cracked into a ramekin, topped with a little whipping cream, chopped fresh chives, a good pinch of fleur de sel and freshly cracked pepper and then baked until the whites are just set and the […] Read more…

 

Carrot and Ginger Soup with Creme Fraiche and Pistachios

It’s felt like a long couple of weeks. Life in the Test Kitchen hasn’t skipped a beat — we’re well on our way into our Spring issues (almost moving on to Canadian Living’s May 2014 issue!) and I feel like the Fall months have sort of passed me by. This soup was a welcome pause […] Read more…

 

Seafood Bucatini

If I could only eat one kind of protein forever, it would have to be seafood. Are you with me? Shrimp, calamari, oysters, crab, lobster — I love it all. I also happen to love a generous sprinkle of freshly grated Parmesan cheese on top of any seafood pasta. I know, it’s a big Italian […] Read more…

 

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