Pickled Radishes

These pickled radishes add a punch to just about anything. Add them to a grilled cheese sandwich, charcuterie plate or even as nacho toppings!   Picked Radishes 1/4 litre jar from David Lebovitz’s pickled radishes recipe 1 bunch of small red round radish 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup white vinegar 1 teaspoons sea salt 1…

Orange Blossom Madeleines

The trick to the madeleine’s characteristic bump is a chilled batter and cold madeleine pan. But bump or no bump, these classic shell-shaped teacakes are dainty and absolutely lovely with tea or coffee.

Green Smoothie with Spinach, Avocado and Matcha

A thick and rich green smoothie for days when you think your stomach needs a break. I tend to like my smoothies on the thicker side and often end up eating it with a spoon. Adjust accordingly. Green Smoothie with Avocado and Matcha Tea  1/2 avocado 2 teaspoons matcha green tea powder 1-2 handful of…

Montreal: Kem CoBa

Kem CoBa is an artisanal ice-cream shop in the ever so hip neighbourhood of Mile End, Montreal. It’s next to Fairmount Bagel, a great tactical move on the owners’ part, and serves up a wide range of flavours from around the world with a slight bent towards Southeast Asia. Between my three friends and I,…

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…

Profiteroles

Here is something sweet and simple to celebrate new beginnings. Choux pastry is relatively easy to make. Assembling them into profiteroles takes a while, but who wouldn’t love to receive these cute little bit-sized ice-cream sandwiches on a plate? For a savoury version, you can fill the plain choux pastry puffs with a mushroom pate, which…