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November 2014

  • Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

    Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

    I eat a lot of chickpeas. Some would say too much, but not me. I love chickpeas, like, a lot!

    Chickpeas are probably my favourite protein next to lentils. I don’t think this whole plant-based-diet undertaking would be the same if chickpeas did not exist.

    The great thing about chickpeas, … Continue Reading...

  • Rosemary and Pepita Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

    Rosemary and Pepita Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

    One of the things I miss about summers are tomatoes; lush, juicy, plump, just-off-the-vine and bursting with flavour tomatoes, there is nothing quite like it.

    The sombre grey clouds and rain make it easy to long for summer tomatoes, but I do love the calm this time of year offers, … Continue Reading...

  • Roasted Sweet Potato and Wild Rice Salad

    Roasted Sweet Potato and Wild Rice Salad

    Really, the title of this post should be harissa roasted sweet potatoes, wild rice, arugula and lemony tahini dressing with marmite cashews, because these are the components in this delightful fall time salad, but obviously that is too long a title.

    Sweet potatoes, harissa, tahini, lemons, wild rice, cashews…all … Continue Reading...

  • Paris Apartment No.5

    Paris Apartment No.5

    This year our apartment was an adorable little loft with an alcove bedroom and rooftop views of le haut Marais.

    Tucked away in a pre-Haussmann building on a narrow crooked street off Rue de Rivoli, the fifth floor walkup with steep spiral stairs had no elevators!

    The suite … Continue Reading...

  • Orecchiette with Capers and White Wine

    Orecchiette with Capers and White Wine

    I must admit, and maybe it’s the clean crisp autumn air and foliage, but it takes me a while to get into the swing of seasonal cooking in the fall, all I really want to do is to go for long walks and sleep when the cold weather hits.

    Sure, … Continue Reading...