You might have noticed I've taken a little break from food blogging over the last few weeks. I only have two months left with Luna before I go back to work and I really want to savour every minute of it, which means that recipe creation, testing, photography and blogging have taken a backseat; and … Continue reading Hasselback butternut squash
Ok guys I love side dishes, a lot; mostly because I like variety. I'm one of those people who goes out to eat and orders three or four appetizers instead of a main dish because I want all the things. With BBQ season in full force it often means potlucks, which often means bringing a side … Continue reading Roasted veggies with a lemon brown butter
These cheesy garlic smashed potatoes are the perfect side dish for breakfast or dinner.
I am just loving the eggplant lately. Mostly because I'm forcing myself to work with things I don't typically like. That being said, the more play around, the more I seem to like - most things that I used to dislike; this list includes: eggplant, zucchini, sweet potato, squash of any sort, beets...yeah I know … Continue reading Miso roasted eggplant with sautéed mushrooms
Often when I'm thinking of dinner, I've got the main down pat - but the side dish is a little more challenging. I'm a bit of a perfectionist, so I want to make sure it goes perfectly in flavour, colour and texture with the main course. So there's nothing better than a side dish like … Continue reading Garlic sautéed swiss chard
Anyone that knows me, knows I love salads - I once even had a blog that was solely dedicated to salads, I just wasn't that great at updating it at the time. I also love burgers, pizza and other delicious fatty foods; but salads are my jam. I'm one of those people who believe that … Continue reading Refreshing winter slaw
Cauliflower has been a relatively new ingredient in our home. I've always really enjoyed it, I just wasn't totally sure what to do with it. As kids it was always boiled and garnished with butter, salt and pepper, or if we were really lucky - some kind of cheesy (probably Velveeta) sauce. Otherwise it was … Continue reading BBQ cauliflower with a sweet sumac sauce
15 years ago, I think this was one of the first appetizers I attempted making; and I was terrified I would screw it up! See, I didn't know much about food back then and I had yet to discover that I had a bit of natural talent. Now, it's one of my go-to appetizers. It's easy to make … Continue reading Prosciutto wrapped asparagus