Farro Salad – Farro, Pomegranate, Belgium Endive Salad

Farro salad

This Farro Salad has a lot going on. Which, is how it should be, in every salad. A great salad has all of the flavour elements, sweet, bitter, sour, salty and umami. (Umami is best described as a savory, meaty taste. Food examples of umami are mushrooms, soy sauce, miso, or Parmesan cheese). And thisRead more

Sweet Potato Soup with Black Beans and Corn

Sweet Potato Soup with Black Beans and Corn

Sweet Potato Soup is one of our favourite one pot comfort foods. In fact, soup is one of our favourite things to eat, period. To me, there’s nothing more satisfying than a big pot of homemade soup simmering on the stove. Because soup is so easy to make. Basically, you can really just throw everythingRead more

Sunomono Salad, A Refreshing Cucumber Salad

Sunomono Salad

I love Sunomono Salad. Like so many Japanese dishes, the simplicity of the carefully chosen ingredients allow the main one to shine. In this case the main ingredient is cucumber. Somehow a simple dressing of rice vinegar, sugar and tamari, tart and sweet, elevate the cucumber into something more. In a  sunomono salad, cucumber somehow seems toRead more