Monthly Archives: October 2010

Roasted Beet Salad with Mâche, Green Beans, Toasted Walnuts and Roquefort

We are right in the thick of gearing up for Halloween night around here. For Glen and Max Halloween is one of the most important holidays of the year, right up there with Christmas and Max’s birthday. They plot and … Continue reading

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Fig Tarte Tatin

We luckily had a week long run of sunny weather which provided just enough warmth for some of the figs from our backyard tree to ripen. I mentioned in a previous post that seven years ago I picked out and … Continue reading

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Mushroom Lasagna with Radicchio and Rosemary

My trip to the Trout Lake Farmer’s Market this past Saturday morning was the highlight of the weekend. The weather was beautiful, both Max and Glen happily agreed to walk there with me, and once we arrived Glen even stood … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Farmer’s Market

It was a truly glorious weekend here in Vancouver. Sunny skies, time with my beautiful family, our dog happy to be home after a two day stint at the vet, dinner with friends and an inspirational trip to the farmer’s … Continue reading

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Salmon Provençal

Sorry that it has been a bit quiet around here the last while. Truth is, I have barely cooked in two weeks so there was very little to share. Last week Glen had a hiatus from work and so the … Continue reading

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Upside-Down Italian Prune Plum Cake

My neighbourhood in Vancouver is fondly known as “The Drive” and living just off of Commercial Drive has a number of culinary perks. For one, there are 19 coffee bars in the span of 22 blocks and so a very … Continue reading

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Onion Tarts with Tomato Confit, Goat Cheese and Pesto

The birthday party for my parents on Sunday night was a big success. They invited some very lovely friends, and there was plenty of animated conversation, lots of laughs, a few cocktails, and some good food. Mom and Dad were … Continue reading

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