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Chorizo and Chicken Paella

Disclaimer: Thank you to The Little Potato Company for sponsoring this blog post! All wording, recipes and opinions are entirely my own. Paella is a dish I absolutely love. The crispy bits of rice, the abundance of well-seasoned seafood, and of course the generous dose of spices. This Chorizo and Chicken Paella is nothing short of delicious  ...

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Corn and Cod Chowder

My New Year’s resolutions is to eat more fish. Variety is the key to success, I find, when it comes to a healthy diet. It’s so easy to fall into a routine of eating the same thing every week, so I set out to find easy and healthy fish-based meals, while spending little brain power in actually cooking it. Fish is a very particular  ...

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Chocolate Chili

We all have our own version of a home-style chili. This one is mine! The richness of the cocoa powder blends effortlessly with the chili and cumin, and of course the cinnamon and fennel add a flavour dimension that is just too good to pass up. When making your chili, how long do you normally let it simmer? As much as I am a fan of a crock-pot,  ...

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Japanese Miso Tofu Bowl

Β You know when you go to a restaurant, and weeks later you keep thinking about one dish in particular? This happened to me recently when I went to CafΓ© Falco, a Japanese coffee shop/restaurant for lunch. The location is somewhat obscure, placed in the industrial side of the Mile End, yet very suitable for their clientele who consist of both  ...

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Shrimp and Coriander Pasta Salad

 I am sorry for the lack of radio-waves, my friends! I took a quick trip to Costa Rica with my boyfriend last week: we had a wonderful time! It is a breathtakingly beautiful country. I was hoping to find culinary inspiration down there, but instead all I could think about was trying this delectable salad recipe that I had spotted before  ...

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Lemon Asparagus Risotto with Smoked Salmon

Sometimes, after a long hard day at work, the last thing you want is to cook yourself a delectable feast. Often times, I find myself eating leftovers or even snacking throughout the evening! Which isn’t ideal for many reasons. Mostly because it just isn’t as fun. But sometimes, cracking open a bottle of bubbly and having a dear  ...

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