Monthly Archives: June 2010

A Niçoise Salad and Joie Rosé for Summer

I have been back from Paris for a few days now but have been so busy spending time with my sweet family, fighting the jet lag and editing my photos of the trip (shown in chronological order on my Flickr … Continue reading

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Parisian Tartines

Guess where I am going? The above photo is supposed to be the big hint. It is a near replica of the dust jacket of one of my all-time favourite cookbooks,  The Best of Gourmet 2002: Featuring the Flavors of … Continue reading

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Grilled Pork Skewers with Pine Nut, Currant and Scallion Couscous

I’ve been thinking a lot about a blog post written by Michael Ruhlman back in January of this year. It was entitled America: Too Stupid To Cook. Even though it was written almost six months ago it is still generating a … Continue reading

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Grilled Ahi Tuna Burgers with Rémoulade and Arugula

I am convinced that someone, somewhere is experiencing some hot, summer-like weather. It may not be me and it may not be here but I still have the faith. If you do happen to be firing up your grill this … Continue reading

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Parmesan and Herb Crusted Lamb Chops with Spring Vegetable Ragout

I know I’m not known for my brevity when it comes to these blog posts. Food, for me, is always linked to a person or a place, an event or a story (often longwinded).  But today, I am going to … Continue reading

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Two-Bite Lemon Cheesecakes with Blueberries

Last Sunday was the final bake sale of the year at Max’s school and I was in desperate need of some inspiration. I had a few old standbys up my sleeve but really wanted to make something brand new.  Something … Continue reading

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