I was in St. Lawrence Market today, buying giant capers and other fun treats when walked by Seafront Fish Market and my eyes locked with some beautiful scallops, staring at me from beyond the glass. I had to have them. For some reason I equate scallops with special occasions because they tend to be on… Continue reading Seared Scallops in Chive, Lemon Butter
YES YES YES! It’s summer, it’s hot and you want something that is bright, fresh, spicy, nutritious and DELICIOUS. Look no further than my wonderful blackened salmon with mango avocado salsa. Serve it on your favourite kind of rice with your favourite veggie, and you’ve got a perfectly balanced meal, fit for royalty. I don’t… Continue reading Blackened Salmon with Mango Salsa
Cold rolls! Vietnamese rice paper rolls! Fresh spring rolls! Call em’ whatever you want, they’re delicious. I love cold rolls because it’s a great way to smash healthy, delicious ingredients together and deliver them into your mouth in one perfect parcel. If bread is the vehicle for the contents of a sandwich, then rice paper… Continue reading Cold Rolls
I’M HOME FROM TOUR! Instead of being in some cute coffee shop in Vancouver or Victoria, I’m at my local neighbourhood haunt in Toronto. Jimmy’s Coffee on Ossington. There’s something about Ossington that calms me and says “I’m home”. Probably because I’ve lived near it most of my Toronto life and it’s home of my… Continue reading Victory in Victoria
Hallelujah, I found a fish that even non-fish eaters like! Blackened catfish. The spices are so potent and heavenly that even the most avid non-fish eaters will love this. Who doesn’t like a crispy, salty, spicy piece of protein anyway? You could use blackening spice on a shoe and it would taste good. I like… Continue reading Blackened Catfish and Maque Choux
Every once and a while it’s fun to ditch what you’re familiar with and try something completely new. About a year ago my friends and I got together and had a Peruvian themed dinner party. We all made a dish and got to taste some food and flavours that we didn’t get a chance to… Continue reading Banh Mi, Baby!
What’s for dinner tonight? Spicy seafood pasta. Let’s talk about this pasta. Here are the ingredients you’ll need: I can whole tomatoes red pepper flakes frozen mussels frozen shrimp Shallot or small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped brown rice pasta 1 tsp dried basil salt and pepper drizzle of olive oil It’s very easy… Continue reading Spicy Seafood Pasta