Monthly Archives: May 2011

French Rhubarb Cake

This is a public service announcement. Tomorrow, Sunday May 29th is the Queen Victoria Annex Spring Fling! If you happen to be unfamiliar with this epic, annual event I will shed a bit of light for you. Every year, the … Continue reading

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Grilled Spring Asparagus Salad

With the first spears of asparagus appearing in the garden and the Farmer’s Market it is time to roll out a few new recipes for one of my favourite spring vegetables. Here is a spring salad that is perfect for … Continue reading

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Bacon and Egg Breakfast Pizza

It has been a pretty tough and sad week around here. Jimmy, my grandmother’s “boyfriend” of 50 years passed away on Tuesday after a two week hospital stay. Jimmy was 86 and his health had been slowly declining over the … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Citrus Cake with Rhubarb Compote

I am in love with this cake. This might be because I first spotted it on one of my favourite sites, Sweet Amandine, where Jess writes about life and food in such a thoughtful and beautiful way. Jess’ recipes are … Continue reading

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Seared Scallops with Fava Beans, Asparagus and Leeks

Nothing says spring to me like the arrival of fava beans at the market. Those long, dark green pods that must be split open to find the jewel like green beans nestled in fur-lined beds waiting to be quickly blanched … Continue reading

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