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The World’s Greatest Gratin

On a cold cold night, what you really want to do is cancel your plans, curl up on the couch under one–maybe two– blankets, some reality TV and this incredible potato gratin made with roasted shallots, spinach and sharp cheddar. … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi’s Orange Saffron Chicken and Fennel Salad

So I’ve still not fully recovered from my mandolin accident, but I’ve definitely started cooking again. With a vengeance! One of the best gifts I got for Christmas–from my boyfriend’s dad– was the new Yotam Ottolenghi cookbook called Jerusalem. It’s incredible! … Continue reading

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Thai Green Chicken Curry (this is how I make it…)

Took a bit of a hiatus from the blog over Christmas because, well, it was Christmas and I did a lot more eating than cooking. Then, this past week was a bit of a nightmare beginning with when I sliced … Continue reading

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Cozy Christmasy Winter Vegetables!

 Parmesan Sage Roasted Parsnips Buttery and Lemony Warm Celeriac  Here are two incredibly easy recipes for some yummy winter veg side-dishes. I bet these would be hits at any Christmas dinner–but they’re super cozy and comforting that they make a … Continue reading

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Coconut and Sesame Stuffed Okra

So the background to this dish involves my awesome cousin Val. She recently bought a cookbook called “Indian Vegetarian Feast” or something like that and was emailing me incessantly, commanding me to buy the book and also to update me on … Continue reading

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Super-quick DIY Spring Rolls!

I am in a constant state of wanting to eat spring rolls. Here’s a way to make spring rolls extra quickly. They’re not as good as delivery food but they’re healthier and achievement tastes delicious.   What you’ll need: Phyllo … Continue reading

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Carrot and Bulgur Salad with Tahini and Mint Dressing

Here’s my [Canadian] Thanksgiving weekend contribution: A beautiful BEAUTIFUL salad that’s zesty, sweet and crunchy. It’s made with carrots, bulgur (a great complex carbohydrate), radishes, onions, toasted nuts and pomegranate. So colorful and perfectly seasonal! What you’ll need: About one cup of bulgur … Continue reading

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