Fennel Cabbage Slaw – Fennel Coleslaw

Fennel Cabbage Slaw

Fennel Cabbage Slaw is a refreshing change from the same old coleslaw. The one that we all know. Light green and white. It’s tried and true. But maybe it’s time for a change up. Let’s talk about colour, for one thing. I am one who loves colourful food, and this slaw delivers. Not only areRead more

Beet Salad with Grapefruit, Blue Cheese & Walnuts

Beet Salad with Grapefruit & Blue Cheese

A Beet Salad is delicious anytime, but especially nice at this time of year when citrus fruits are in season. In this salad, I combined sweet roasted beets and tart grapefruit. Toasty walnuts and blue cheese are perfect complements. This beet salad is perfect for packed lunches, and a lovely starter for a wintery roastRead more

Mediterranean Buckwheat Salad

Mediterranean Buckwheat Salad

I’m finishing up my series on ancient grains with buckwheat. Buckwheat, because of its name, is sometimes confusing to people. It isn’t actually a grain. In fact, there’s no relation to wheat at all. It’s really a seed, from a plant related to rhubarb. However, it is very similar to a grain, so it usually gets included in that category.Read more

Farro Salad – Farro, Pomegranate, Belgium Endive Salad

Farro salad

  This Farro Salad has a lot going on. Which, is how it should be. A great salad has all of the flavour elements, sweet, bitter, sour, salty and umami. And this farro salad is all that. Sweet grapes, tart pomegranate, bitter endive and radicchio, salty capers, and a little splash of tamari for umami, allRead more

Slow Cooker Red Cabbage & Apples -Braised Red Cabbage

Slow Cooked Red Cabbage with Apples

Red Cabbage with Apples, slowly braised, is a perfect fall dish. This dish is a traditional northern European one, and a close friend, whose roots are in Germany, introduced it to me many years ago. Since then, I love to make it every autumn when apples are in season and cabbages are at their peak. I haveRead more

Zucchini Tomato Bake

Zucchini Tomato Bake

Zucchini casserole is one way to use up some of the vegetables from the garden. It’s that time of year when there is so much to harvest. One thing that I love about having a garden is how it forces me into coming up with up new ways to use all the veggies that are growing.Read more