Cocoa Bean The Vegetable

recipe, sweet

Rhubarb White Chocolate Tart

Rhubarb is such a favourite this time of year! One of the first fruits (okay okay, it's technically a vegetable) to appear late spring, it has a punchy tang and a notable flavour that just can't be beat. While its bitterness means its rarely left on its own, I've given it a bit more of the spotlight in this tasty tart recipe and heightened the  ...

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review

Agrotourism: West Island

Farming is becoming more accessible to city-dwellers, particularly in Montreal, thanks to agrotourism. Last weekend I attended a trip through the West of Montreal Island, a robust agricultural site (to my surprise!) and a beautiful landscape to boot. The tour gave exclusive access to a handful of notable farmers and producers, and was  ...

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main dish, recipe, vegetable

Spicy Eggplant and Chinese Sausage Stir fry

Looking for a perfect weeknight dinner recipe? This eggplant and sausage stir fry made the list because it's simply delicious and fast- it comes together in about 15 minutes. A mix of sweet and savory is always a win in my books, and the gentle hit of spice means even those who aren't a fan of spicy dishes will enjoy it (and if you're a  ...

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recipe, sweet

No-Churn Green Tea Ice Cream

If you're an ice cream fan, you're going to either love me or hate me. You're going to love me because I've got the EASIEST time-is-of-the-essence ice cream recipe. On the other hand, you're also going to hate me because I've got the easiest time-is-of-the-essence ice cream recipe and you're going to want to make it all the time.

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main dish, recipe, sponsored

Mediterranean Meatball Stew

When I come home from a long afternoon of running errands, cheeks cold from the nipping wind and recovering from the slight breathless feeling from climbing over snowbanks and trudging through slush, I have an insurmountable hunger that comes a-knocking. Perhaps you know him- his name is Winter Hunger. Oh, and there's a giveaway too!

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