Monthly Archives: May 2010

Lemony Risotto with Seared Sea Scallops and Truffle Oil

I love risotto. It is a dish that can be enjoyed in any season and is the perfect blank canvas to layer flavours onto, or use up leftovers lurking in the fridge. It can be elegant or rustic. It can … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Cardamom Breakfast Muffins

Muffins. Generally, I am not a big fan. I have visions of the massive, softball size muffins I ate during university that were cheap, doughy, and sticky on the top. One friend used to eat one massive chocolate chip muffin … Continue reading

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Arugula, Roasted Asparagus and Pea Shoot Salad with Croutons and Parmesan

Just easing back into the world of bread and cheese and all those other good things I’ve been missing. So in the spirit of my new found sense of moderation (don’t worry, it will only last a week or so) … Continue reading

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Spring Minestrone with Brown Rice

I am officially more than half way through the cleanse (hooray!) and wanted to share a recipe that was a standout from this past week. I promised a brown rice recipe and here it is! Now, I know that for … Continue reading

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Penne with Roasted Asparagus, Lemon and Pine Nuts

So, I am doing a 12 day detox cleanse. Not that crazy one where all you drink is lemon water with maple syrup and cayenne pepper. I tried that one once but after an hour became so depressed by the … Continue reading

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Palmier Cookies for Max

On Friday it was “Crazy Hair Day” at the sweet, little annex school that Max attends. The school is six blocks from our house and has about 120 kids from kindergarten to grade 5. It is a wonderful school with … Continue reading

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A Tale of Fish, Fennel and Friendship

Our dear, sweet, funny friend Jeannot is in town this week. Jeannot was born in Paris and now splits his time between Los Angeles/Vancouver for work and London where his beloved family resides. Usually, when he is in town, he … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Galette with Thyme Ice Cream

I raided the first growth on my rhubarb plant this weekend. I always have trouble doing this as I love the way the plant leafs out and takes over one corner of my herb garden. The huge green ruffled leaves … Continue reading

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