Balsamic Cherries

Balsamic Cherries

This simple recipe for Balsamic Cherries is because cherries are at their peak right now in the Okanagan valley of British Columbia where I live. We don’t have a cherry tree anymore, but many neighbours do, and are willing to share as long as we pick, so we did. We love fresh, ripe cherries eatenRead more

Lavender Yogurt Cake

Lavender Yogurt Cake

Lavender is blooming everywhere on my property and┬ámost of the neighbouring ones, too, and is the inspiration for this lavender yogurt cake. I love the scent of real lavender and every time I walk past one of the beautiful purple shrubs, I can’t resist pinching off a bloom and rubbing it between my fingers forRead more

Pistachio Mint Frozen Yogurt

Pistachio Mint Frozen Yogurt

This Pistachio Mint Frozen Yogurt is super simple and easy to make. The only hard part was shelling and skinning all those pesky pistachios. I know that you can buy pistachios already shelled and skinned, but in my house, I had the kind that aren’t. I managed to make the work much more enjoyable byRead more

Coconut Shrimp Tacos

Coconut Shrimp Tacos

Coconut Shrimp Tacos are happening because I just bought some lovely fresh shrimp from a local seafood shop who sells only sustainable, Oceanwise seafood. When you bring home fresh shrimp, you need to use it right away, so we grilled some up on the barbecue, and the rest became coconut shrimp tacos, just in time forRead more