Portobella Mushroom Mini Fajitas

  Having a Polish background, I grew up eating a lot of mushrooms! We even used to go foraging for them, they were such a favourite. I loved mushrooms then – and still do. This recipe for Portobella Mushroom Mini Fajitas are a nod to Canada and feature Canadian portobella […]

Portabella Mushroom Mini Fajitas

Blueberry Cheesecake Mousse Mini Jars

Blueberry Cheesecake Mousse Mini Jars

  Mini portions are just adorable, especially when it comes to dessert. This take on my favourite no bake cheesecake is very light in texture and topped with a fresh blueberry sauce, with another recipe adaptation from blueberry, cranberry & orange compote. I find it totally intoxicating when two culinary ideas […]


Gluten Free Angel Food Cake

  I found this recipe for Gluten Free Angel Food Cake online at taste of home and based on my experience with gluten free baking, it looked like a good one. Having finally (re)purchased a new angel food cake pan (where did that last one go…) I couldn’t wait to get started!  […]

Gluten Free Angel Food Cake with Lemon Curd & Blueberries

Grilled Corn & Asparagus Salad

Grilled Corn & Asparagus Salad

  How’s this for eating the rainbow! Fresh & healthy eating is so deliciously easy in the summer, and salads don’t get much more uncomplicated than this gorgeous Grilled Corn & Asparagus Salad. Can I just say…. Yum~


Vegan Rhubarb Oat Crumble

  I was quite surprised recently when my sister told me she’d tried a rhubarb galette that was very, very good. It contained just rhubarb. I don’t remember where she had it, but that was all the inspiration I needed to come up with this easy, tasty & healthful recipe […]

Vegan Rhubarb Oat Crumble

Light & Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Light & Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

I’ve read somewhere that the sign of a good pancake is when you can eat it as is, straight out of the frying pan, with absolutely no adornment. This recipe goes one better, as I can attest to eating them the next day – cold, straight from the fridge, while […]


Elegant Asparagus & Prosciutto Tarts

  While not usually a fan of ready-made products, I am head over heels in love with the convenience and ease of store-bought puff pastry. My favourite brand is President’s Choice and IS made with butter (turns out not all of them are..) as good puff pastry is meant to be. […]


To Market, To Market

The early days… Since growing up on a farm I’ve been privileged to know the importance, and joys, of eating fresh and local food. We grew such an abundance of fruit & vegetables, we had our very own farm stand, selling what even our large family couldn’t eat. So many […]


Balsamic Strawberries

Eating locally means eating what’s fresh and in season – at the time! There are many great reasons for doing so, from supporting local growers & farmers, to eating food at its absolute freshest and therefore nutritional peak, as well as looking forward to fruit and vegetables a la mother […]

Fresh strawberries macerating in sugar & balsamic vinegar