Category: Appetizers

My Life in Food

Brunchy Baked Eggs

I shared a kitchen with three dozen children over five days of Spring Break, and all I can …

Apr 6, 2014

Cooking in Season

Spanish Meatballs | Albondigas

This recipe doesn’t need a preamble. The first time I tried albondigas, in Madrid, I ate a whole …

Feb 11, 2014

Foodgasm!

Spanish Spiced Almond Tapa | Almendras Fritas

It’s here, folks: the last day for my cooking class discount giveaway. It’s been a wild three weeks, …

Feb 2, 2014

Cooking in Season

Chai Honey Butter

Yesterday, I spent a good part of the day at the downtown Victoria Public Market. I went because …

Dec 15, 2013

Baking

Homemade Quince Paste

It’s quince season! For those who need help envisioning a quince, here is a description from my 9-year-old …

Nov 19, 2013

Cooking in Season

Farmers’ Market Demo Recipes: Garlic Scapes

This summer, I have been helping to organize the open air Chef ‘s Demo Stage at the Moss …

Jul 24, 2013

Recipes

Simple Moroccan Lentils

I am posting today so that I secretly have an excuse to share this super exciting food discovery: …

Mar 7, 2013

Cooking in Season

Chard with a Spanish-Moorish Twist (Catalan Chard)

This is one of those recipes that I find myself making again and again. There is something so very …

Jan 30, 2013

Cooking in Season

Warm Farro Salad with Winter Greens

I admit that I am a traditionalist when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner. But still I like to …

Oct 3, 2012

Cooking in Season

Tomatillo Salsa (Salsa Verde)

One of my favourite September rituals is making a big batch of Salsa Verde. Salsa Verde is obscenely …

Sep 25, 2012

General

Chinese Style Eggplant with Roasted Tofu

I am posting this recipe for two reasons: 1) It’s eggplant season right now and people, I’ve noticed, …

Sep 13, 2012

Cooking in Season

Summer Salad Meal (West Coast Nicoise)

This was my lunch last week. It was made up of leftovers from the previous day’s dinner: salmon, …

Sep 7, 2012
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