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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Herbed Garlic Butter Pasta

    Herbed Garlic Butter Pasta

    One of the things I love about staying in an apartment while on vacation is having access to a kitchen.

    It’s particularly wonderful if you love to cook, and are in a city like Paris where colourful markets are filled with stalls of tempting produce, cheeses, breads, specialty foods and … Continue Reading...

  • Quinoa, Lentil, Carrot and Fennel Salad

    Quinoa, Lentil, Carrot and Fennel Salad

    I’d forgotten how much I love this time of the year. I love that stillness in the mornings that wasn’t there weeks before and the breezy cool sunny days.

    It’s this time of year too that I start yearning for my favourite ‘comfort meals’ again; maybe it’s the cool evenings … Continue Reading...

  • Spiced Rice and Beans

    Spiced Rice and Beans

    I’ve probably made about a million variations of rice and beans, it’s an easy meal to throw together at a moment’s notice, especially if you have some plain rice and beans cooked already.

    I thought about this spiced rice and beans on a long exhausting ride home on one … Continue Reading...