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Spiced Melon Mint Soup

Spiced Melon Mint Soup

In the summer time when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky….sorry just singing a little Mungo Jerry. You can make this soup, in the time it takes you to listen to that song. (Okay, maybe a little longer, […]

Fast Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Fast Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Happy Monday! Check out the NEW LOOK Travel*Food*Cool website! Let me know what you think! Summertime and warm weather mean spending time outside with family and friends. Summertime also means that no one really wants to be stuck inside cooking over a hot oven. Hello, barbecue! While […]

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 […]

Summer Pearl Salad

Summer Pearl Salad

Long weekends mean catching up with friends and family for impromptu dinners or barbecues. A recent long weekend found me in Toronto. It was the perfect time to have a barbecue on the rooftop and watch the fireworks. The nice thing about getting together with […]

Insalata di Cocomero e Pomodoro (Watermelon Tomato Salad)

Insalata di Cocomero e Pomodoro (Watermelon Tomato Salad)

Pete and I have an ongoing debate on the word for “watermelon” in Italian. I favour the word Cocomero (co-co-mer-o) while he prefers Anguria (an-gurr-i-a). Both are correct and seem to be used fairly interchangeably. This, however, does not stop me from sending him photos of […]

Salsa Two Ways – Sweet and Spicy

Salsa Two Ways – Sweet and Spicy

Today is Cinco de Mayo, a major Mexican holiday. This holiday commemorates the Mexican army‘s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. It’s also a pretty good excuse to drink margaritas and beer and eat tacos. As you may […]