Archive of ‘Sides’ category

Fall Fave: Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Almonds

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First things first, this kale salad wasn’t meant to be a post (hence the quick Instagram photo!) but I realized that I had never blogged about one of the staple salads I make so often at home. When I put this together a few days ago, I couldn’t help but share. I know many of […] Read more…

 

White Asparagus with Olives and Golden Breadcrumbs

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I couldn’t resist picking up a bunch of white asparagus when I found them during my grocery run a couple days ago — it’s actually a pretty rare find on the side of the world and an appetizer I can never get enough off. I grew up eating the white variety in Paris, most often […] Read more…

 

Pear and Cranberry Sauce

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As the autumn leaves have started falling and the pumpkins, squash and other fall delicacies fill the grocery store I once again feel like the season is already slipping away! As soon as Canadian Thanksgiving is over, it seems that the all the Christmas decorations start to make their way through. But wait! I’m still […] Read more…

 

Sumac Buttered Corn

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Side dishes, by definition, most often don’t get prime attention. Seasonal sweet corn, however, can quickly become the star of the show at this time of year. A little salt and butter usually suffices to dress it up, but this is a really easy to add a little more oomph. I always have sumac on […] Read more…

 

Steel-Cut Oats with Cinnamon Pears

Ah, breakfast.To be honest breakfast has always been pretty low on my list of favourite meals. I usually have unorthodox desires (read non-breakfast desires) that I don’t always have the time to fulfill in the morning when I’m rushing to get ready for the day ahead. I went through a Japanese-inspired phase a couple weeks […] Read more…

 

Have you ever had a puffball?

This weekend, as I was strolling through the St Lawrence Market for some seasonal produce my eyes landed on this unusual specimen: a puffball! These large, rounded cream-coloured gems – part of the mushroom family – were my market-find of the day. I had never seen these anywhere before (have you?), but after a little […] Read more…

 

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