Travel, Cooking, Doing, Eating and Drinking (that about covers it)

Tag: ginger

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 […]

Ginger Maple Spiced Pork

Ginger Maple Spiced Pork

I’m a big fan of ginger. I love the tangy spice which, while not hot, gives a ton of flavour. Living in Canada, I think we lose our citizenship if we don’t like maple syrup. While the sweetness of maple syrup is normally associated with […]

Butter Me Up Chicken

Butter Me Up Chicken

The other day at work, we were (surprisingly, haha) talking about food. Tracy mentioned that she was having people over for dinner and that she was planning to order Indian food. I suggested that she make some of the items herself, then mentioned that Butter […]

Giving Thanks for Cocktails

Giving Thanks for Cocktails

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday – family, food, get-togethers and a long weekend. Now, I know that American readers are thinking: “what the heck is she talking about?”. Thanksgiving is another month and a half away! Canadian Thanksgiving (as I always have to explain to my […]