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May 2012

  • Cubed Roasted Potatoes

     
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    My first real job as an adult had one of those humongous workplace cafeterias ran by Sodexho, it had restaurant-style seating, huge windows and a patio overlooking a pond. I had breakfast there every morning, alternating between pancakes and hash.
    The hash was made to order; precooked potatoes with … Continue Reading...

  • Polenta Porridge with Almond Milk

     
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    There’s nothing more nourishing than a good breakfast to start the day off.
    I don’t always have time to eat breakfast (especially on weekdays), so I try to make it a little special whenever I get the chance; it’s my favourite meal of the day.
    Good, simple and delicious … Continue Reading...

  • Roasted Cauliflower with Israeli Couscous

     
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    Do I miss eating meat?
    Almost a decade later, I still get asked that question, usually by well-meaning meat lovers who can’t imagine anyone giving up meat by their own free will.
    These days I just shrug; I’ve stopped telling them that I never really liked meat to begin … Continue Reading...

  • Eataly, New York

     
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    Italy is Eataly!
    That is one of the many slogans at Eataly, New York, the 50,000 square-foot Italian marketplace in the Flatiron district. It certainly is a food lover’s paradise.
    The first time I went to Eataly, I sent a text to my brother (who’s always wanted a … Continue Reading...

  • Cookies with Yoghurt and Blueberries

     
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    I left things too late this long weekend to make getaway plans, so I’m going to be hanging out in the city while the lucky ones are out on their camping trips, island getaways, and cross-border adventures.

    I’m not jealous; staying home isn’t all that bad especially when I … Continue Reading...