Category Archives: Fall

A Seasonal Menu for November

A Menu for November  Butter Lettuce with Fuyu Persimmon, Pomegranate, Crisp Garlic and Blue Cheese Dressing Seared Sockeye Salmon on Roasted Purple Potatoes with Aioli, Pickled Red Onion, Dill and Brussels Sprout Leaves Pear and Dried Cherry Strudel with Ginger … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with Tomato Sugo and Wild Arugula

As many of you already know, this summer I spent an inspiring three weeks in Puglia volunteering at an art restoration workshop hosted by Tonio Creanza with his organization Messors. I have used the words “magical” and “life-changing” to describe … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Ricotta Cake with Italian Prune Plums and Whipped Mascarpone Cream

At long last, a recipe!  I am particularly excited to share this cake with you as it is everything I love in a dessert. It is dead simple to make, uses some lovely seasonal fruit (in the form of Italian … Continue reading

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Glazed Carrots with Saffron, Pistachios and Mint

Yesterday was one of those days where there were many things on my to-do list and yet somehow very little got done. There were plans to bake a cake, make some fresh pasta for ravioli, work on the cooking class … Continue reading

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Corn Chowder with Bacon, Red Pepper and Thyme

We now have both feet firmly planted in autumn around here. The days are getting shorter, we are breaking out the sweaters and scarves and there has already been some snow on the North Shore mountains. Fall is my very … Continue reading

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Apple Cardamom Cake

The past twelve days have been jam-packed and I just haven’t been able to spend any time here but I am happy to be back and I brought a cake to celebrate! Since arriving home we have been settling in … Continue reading

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Escarole and Conchigliette Soup with Parmesan Meatballs

We are home. Home sweet home. We arrived home to see Vancouver in all of her autumnal glory. Cool and crisp temperatures, red and gold leaves still clinging to the trees, brisk breezes and even some snow on the mountains! … Continue reading

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Endive and Watercress Salad with Asian Pear and a Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette

Wow, it has been quite the week around here! My parents arrived for a visit, we checked out Key West over the weekend and the biggest news is that the show that Glen has been working on was cancelled and … Continue reading

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