Vegetable Miso Soup – Miso Based Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Miso Soup

I love the rich salty flavour of Miso Soup. I sometimes just like to drink miso broth on its own, but it makes a perfect base for a vegetable miso soup. Miso is a paste of fermented soybeans, and like all beans, it’s high in protein and fibre. Miso is actually a complete protein, containing all ofRead more

Irish Bread Pudding – Savory Bread Pudding

Savory Irish Bread Pudding

  Irish Bread Pudding is a savory bread pudding. In honour of Saint Patrick’s day, of course I wanted to make something Irish. In a quest to find something outside of the obvious, I found this recipe for Irish Cheese Pudding, and just had to try it. It’s full of cheese, and it has beer. YouRead more

Moroccan Chicken & Lentils – Tagine

Moroccan Chicken & Lentils

Moroccan Chicken & Lentils is a flavour packed, but simple stew. Tagine is another name for this dish. It’s also the name of the cooking vessel that you use if you are cooking this in Morocco, or any North African country.  I don’t own a tagine. Which I hope to remedy soon. But, lacking a tagine, I’mRead more

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I love homemade Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. The best ones are crisp and chewy at the same time.  This one is a go to recipe that I’ve made since my kids were little, and a cute story. A little friend of my daughter’s came to our house for a play date, and she absolutely loved these cookies. She kept askingRead more

Chicken Tikka Masala Pizza- Naan Pizza

Chicken Tikka Masala Pizza on Naan

Chicken Tikka Masala is on the menu of almost every Indian restaurant. It’s a creamy, delicious tomato based curry, and the spice level can vary greatly, depending on the cook. There is dispute about the origins of the dish. It has been claimed that chicken tikka masala was invented in Glasgow, Scotland, and it hasRead more

General Tso Cauliflower & Mushrooms

General Tso Cauliflower & Mushrooms

General Tso Chicken is a popular dish on Chinese restaurant buffets and take out menus. By the way General Tso chicken, is an American invention. They don’t eat this stuff in China. Personally, I’m not a fan. I find that the texture is often dry and chewy, and the sauce cloyingly sweet. But in thatRead more