Kale Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Kale and Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Kale & Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes are a delicious way to use up some tomatoes. It’s that time of year when the garden is bursting with them. To me, there are few things better than a perfect, vine ripened tomato picked and eaten while still warm from the sun. I bring the salt shaker out toRead more

Preserving Fresh Herbs – 6 Ways For Summer Flavour Year Round

Fresh Garden Herbs

Fresh herbs are such a joy for cooks (and eaters). I’m always excited to see the first spring shoots, usually chives and parsley, showing their heads in the herb garden. By midsummer the herb garden is flourishing with them as well as basil, rosemary, thyme, cilantro, dill, sage, mint, lavender and oregano. Everything coming from my kitchenRead more

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup- Tomato Soup Roasted

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

I make this Roasted Tomato Basil Soup every fall with the tomatoes that we harvest in late summer and early fall.  Roasting the tomatoes, as well as the onions and garlic, intensifies the flavours and brings out their sweetness. It’s the beginning of soup season, which I love. It’s harvest time, and that means we have an abundance of beautiful foodRead 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