The Ultimate Comfort Food: Meatloaf and my Recipe Challenge to you! Comfort foods … Time honoured, slow cooked dishes, tried and true combinations with that extra something to make them newly welcome each time they are lovingly served. In preparing this style of food, which can mean many things to many people, we are payingContinue reading “Ultimate Comfort Food”
Soaking Up Ceviche! Ceviche is cleverly marinated, raw seafood, fresh herbs and piquant chilies, bathed in a citrus-based mixture, with lemons and limes being the most commonly used. In addition to adding flavor, the citric acid causes the proteins in the seafood to become denatured or chemically altered with the appearance of being cooked. Traditional-styleContinue reading “Soaking Up Ceviche!”
Winter Soup 2016, the year of the $9.00 cauliflower? How can one justify turning this nutritious little nugget into soup? The answer of course, because it’s tastes so amazing, hearty, slightly mineral-like and earthy. I have planted cauliflower from seed many times. It is a cool season vegetable, easiest to grow for harvest in theContinue reading “Marilyn’s Winter Soup”
Quince is the elusive autumn crop that is often overlooked. This mysterious plant reveals a fruit rich with honey-perfumed flavour!
We are blessed to reside in a beautiful part of the world where lobster is ‘in season’ all but approximately ten days out of the year. May, however is one of our favourite times because the ‘setting days’ on the Northumberland Strait have arrived …