Category: Early Spring

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

Cooking in Season

Rhubarb-Strawberry Galette

Rhubarb Strawberry Galettes are the ultimate in spring desserts. Perfect fruit-to-pastry ratio, great flavour, and my recipe comes …

Apr 28, 2013

My Life in Food

Easter Treats for Small Hands: Monkey Bread and Bird’s Nest Cookies

I’ve finally recovered from my week in the kitchen with 37 kids over Spring Break. We had so …

Mar 27, 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

What to do with Garlic Scapes

These crazy vegetables – long coiled green things – show up in the farmers’ markets in June. “Garlic …

Jun 30, 2012

Baking

Lemon Feather Cake for Easter (gluten free)

Combining light-as-a-feather gluten-free lemon sponge cake with luscious lemon curd makes this dessert the perfect finish to a big holiday meal.

Apr 8, 2012

Baking

Rhubarb Custard Bars

Rhubarb custard bars are the all-time most popular recipe on my blog, and for good reason. The tart rhubarb plays perfectly against the sweet buttery crust and smooth vanilla custard. To die for!

May 25, 2011

Essential Thai

Spot Prawn Curry

I prefer a green curry with seafood, but this is what I had on hand the other night …

May 14, 2011

Cooking in Season

Mango Salsa

This mango salsa is spicy, flavourful, refreshing, and slightly sweet. It makes a delicious accompaniment to tacos, quesadillas, and grilled fish!

May 10, 2011

Cooking in Season

Wild Nettle-kopita

A springtime favourite, Spanakopita made with wild nettles instead of spinach = Nettlekopita. I’m sure the Greeks would …

Apr 18, 2011

Foodgasm!

Japanese Sour Cherry and Green Tea Sorbet

Very early spring is all about Japanese cherry blossoms and fresh new flavours. This early spring weekend marks …

Feb 10, 2011

Essential Thai

Thai Style Stir-Fried Greens

Yesterday, I did some experimenting with a beautfiul bunch of yin choy, otherwise known as Amaranth greens. You …

May 19, 2010
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