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Lime and Persimmon Marmalade

Β Marmalade is a creation that is both sweet and tart- and I like to make my own as I prefer it more on the tart side. Especially when heavily slathered with hot butter and toasted baguette! This recipe uses limes which add a heavy citrus note, and is paired with persimmons. If you don’t know what persimmons are, they’re a large  ...

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Green Lentil Hummus

Β Did you know, according to the UN, 2016 is the International Year of Pulses? Pulses are dried legumes such as beans, chickpeas, lentils, and peas. Conveniently, us Canadians grow over 30% of the entire pea production globally (we’re so on trend). But if you haven’t quite incorporated these small nuggets of goodness into your  ...

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Onion Chutney

I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season! I’ve been taking it easy chez maman et papa in Ontario and relishing the finer things (like having someone else take care of the cooking). I don’t know about you, but when I’m visiting my parents I become a lazy clout. But at least I bring delicious treats like this wonderful  ...

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Chimichurri Sauce

As the fall weather turns more and more frigid here in Canada, I can’t help but go into hibernation mode as I try to preserve all the fresh produce I can get my hands on. Capturing the freshness and flavours of the summer bounty is probably one of the most satisfying “winterizing” tasks (putting the flower pots into storage  ...

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Baba Ghanoush

What is your favourite Canadian Thanksgiving treat? While I’m a huge fan of freshly made pumpkin pie with whipped cream, my favourite way to celebrate this special day is by leaving the traditional aside and instead make it about discovering new dishes or celebrating those long forgotten. Baba ghanoush is this year’s favourite  ...

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Honey and Orange Rhubarb Compote

I grew up with rhubarb growing in great bushels in my backyard. A childhood friend would gnaw on the raw stalks- he knew well enough not to eat the poisonous leaves- but I found it terribly acidic and sour. My face would twitch and my eyes would water and my mouth would twist and close tightly as I waited for the experience to subside. Even  ...

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Peppermint Marshmallows

The holiday season is always full of rich and decadent foods. But sometimes, we’d like to enjoy something that is a little easier on the tummy. What do you often indulge in during the holidays? For me, it’s desserts and rich treats that always push me over the edge during the holidays. You know the feeling: you want to try a bit of  ...

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The Best Nut Butter

Now that we’ve entered the month of December, I do everything possible to make my life a little more festive. Here are some deliciously festive tips: 1. Add eggnog instead of milk or cream to your coffee (shout out to Emily!) 2. Add equal parts eggnog and water when making your morning oatmeal/kamut (or, for those who are really  ...

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Simple Syrup: Lavender

Imagine a deliciously thick syrup. Yum. Now imagine that syrup infused with the delicate aroma of lavender. DOUBLE YUM! Yes, this is a recipe for a lavender syrup. Before you get all weird, hear me out. Florals aren’t normally something I enjoy digesting. I used to love the way they smell, but couldn’t understand why anyone would  ...

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