Tomato Tart with Spinach Pesto

Pesto is great to have under your repertoire. It can be whipped up in five minutes and flavoured with just about anything you like. For a bright verdant green pesto, I like adding spinach, as well as a few red chilies for a bit of a kick. I usually use pesto for pastas, and occasionally … Continue reading Tomato Tart with Spinach Pesto


Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free)

If you follow Canadian food blogger Tara O'Brady's Instagram account, you probably already know about these amazing chocolate chip cookies she's perfected for her first book, Seven Spoons: My Favourite Recipes for Any and Every Day Cooking. Despite my history of drop cookie failures -- my cookies were either hard balls of dough OR complete softies … Continue reading Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free)

Spiced Granola with Cardamom and Nutmeg

There are times for extravagant breakfasts and there are times when cold, milky granola bowls are just want you need. Spiced with just a little bit of cardamom and nutmeg this granola mix smells absolutely amazing as it bakes with just enough hint of the spices as you eat without feeling too overpowered by them.

Asian Beer Can Chicken

My boyfriend wanted to make beer can chicken for our friend's birthday barbecue. Rather than the usual barbecue rub, we went with something a bit different. But to say it's simply "Asian" is kinda vague. It's more of a Beer Can Chicken with a Southeast Asian Twist as the flavour profile leans towards the delicate balance of … Continue reading Asian Beer Can Chicken