Strawberry Cake

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry cake has been on my mind ever since the first berries started to ripen in my garden. There is nothing like the taste of a just picked, perfectly ripe strawberry, warm from the sun.  Especially after having to make do with imported berries over the winter. Fresh local berries make you remember the wayRead more

Purple Cabbage Soup – Cabbage Soup Recipe

Purple Cabbage Soup

I love Purple Cabbage for the colour and the crunch it adds to salads and coleslaw. I know that purple cabbages are often called red cabbages, but, the’re purple, right? So I call them purple cabbages. I somehow ended up with two massive purple cabbages (not because I forgot I already had one and bought another.Read more

Jamaican Pumpkin Soup- A Delicious Caribbean Soup

Jamaican Pumpkin Soup

This Jamaican Pumpkin Soup makes me think of the Caribbean. When we visited Jamaica, we got to eat a delicious and authentic pumpkin soup. And the memory of it is prompted whenever it’s pumpkin season here. That soup was velvety smooth, with the flavours of coconut, ginger, and nutmeg. There was a hint of both orange and limeRead more

Chickpea Curry – Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry with Garam Masala

Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry

When it’s cold outside, we love to warm up with this Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry. This vegetarian curry is simmered in coconut milk and the aromatic spice of cumin, turmeric, and garam masala. It’s also an easy, one pan meal, something I always love. Garam Masala vs Curry Powder Garam masala is not the sameRead more