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Faux Pho: For One

Faux Pho: For One

I’ve had a bit of a love affair with Pho (pronounced fuh) ever since I had my first slurp of this beef noodle soup many, many years ago. There is something about a big steamy bowl of broth, noodles, crunchy bean sprouts and fresh herbs that […]

Slow Cooker Chana Aloo (Chickpea Potato Curry Masala)

Slow Cooker Chana Aloo (Chickpea Potato Curry Masala)

Do you ever have those days when you are trying figure out what the heck to make for dinner? I had one of those days recently. My thought process went like this….hmm…what am I going to make. (Opens fridge) Onions, a bag of baby potatoes…yes, I […]

Slow Cooker Moroccan SToup

Slow Cooker Moroccan SToup

Fall is here! The glorious Indian summer we had is slowly coming to an end (but luckily, hanging on for a few more days), the leaves are changing and it’s getting cooler. Time to switch things up. Goodbye cold dinners and hello slow cooker! There’s […]

Maple-Soy BBQ Salmon

Maple-Soy BBQ Salmon

When thinking about what food to publish this month of July to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, I have to admit, besides dessert (like Nanaimo bars and Butter Tarts (coming Monday)), I couldn’t think of anything more Canadian than Salmon! Combine this with a Maple Syrup marinade […]

Tea for Two, Take Two

Tea for Two, Take Two

Tomorrow is National Tea Day. This is a day that celebrates not just tea, but the tradition of sitting down and enjoying a cuppa in the company of friends. Earlier in the week, I started the celebrations early with my post about the British Afternoon […]

Maple Ginger Brussels Sprouts

Maple Ginger Brussels Sprouts

Tomorrow, January 31, is National Eat Brussels Sprouts day. Why is there a day devoted to Brussels sprouts? Probably because Brussels sprouts have been given a bad rap in the past. When I was a kid, Brussels sprouts were always cooked by boiling them. They […]

Ginger Sippers

Ginger Sippers

I love ginger! I love the tangy taste of it and the subtle not-too-sweet flavour that wakes up your mouth. Remember when you were a small child and weren’t feeling well? How many times were you given Ginger Ale to make you feel better? It still […]