Posts Tagged: spring

/ Erin

Tangy Cold Pea Soup (vegan and not vegan)

Last weekend, a friend had a bunch of women over to her backyard to make preserved lemons and dolmades, and infuse bottles and bottles of alcohol with herbs, spices, fruits and flowers.  It was a glorious event and I’ll be

/ Erin

Tangy Cold Pea Soup (vegan and not vegan)

Last weekend, a friend had a bunch of women over to her backyard to make preserved lemons and dolmades, and infuse bottles and bottles of alcohol with herbs, spices, fruits and flowers.  It was a glorious event and I’ll be

/ Erin

Cardamom Cashew Cream and Rhubarb Rose Parfait (vegan)

This is a blog post about food.  It is definitely not an excuse to post pictures of the stray (available) kitten who lives on the back porch of a friend who had my husband and I over for brunch last weekend.Even

/ Erin

Cardamom Cashew Cream and Rhubarb Rose Parfait (vegan)

This is a blog post about food.  It is definitely not an excuse to post pictures of the stray (available) kitten who lives on the back porch of a friend who had my husband and I over for brunch last weekend.Even

/ Erin

Hitting the Rhubarb/ Rhubarb Campari Compote with Orange Peel Meringues

Last month, my cousin Gary came to visit me and taught me how to make the most delicious Curried Red Lentil Salad.  Gary lives in Portland now, but grew up in Grand Prairie, Alberta which is very far North in

/ Erin

Hitting the Rhubarb/ Rhubarb Campari Compote with Orange Peel Meringues

Last month, my cousin Gary came to visit me and taught me how to make the most delicious Curried Red Lentil Salad.  Gary lives in Portland now, but grew up in Grand Prairie, Alberta which is very far North in

/ Erin

Paul’s a Sweet Pea Soup/ Farmshare cooking weeks 1 and 2

   Our friend Paul is a sweet pea.  He is the beloved man of one of the very best people that I know (Kerthy).  He is a ridiculously good photographer and film DP.  Sometimes he takes a photo for this

/ Erin

Paul’s a Sweet Pea Soup/ Farmshare cooking weeks 1 and 2

   Our friend Paul is a sweet pea.  He is the beloved man of one of the very best people that I know (Kerthy).  He is a ridiculously good photographer and film DP.  Sometimes he takes a photo for this

/ Erin

Kerthy’s Spinach Salad with Strawberries, Bacon and Spring Onions/ A Hedonist’s Guide to Strawberries

Here is one of my very earliest food memories. I was 3 or 4 years old (I know because we moved a lot, and this happened at the house I lived in when I was 3 or 4).  It was

/ Erin

Kerthy’s Spinach Salad with Strawberries, Bacon and Spring Onions/ A Hedonist’s Guide to Strawberries

Here is one of my very earliest food memories. I was 3 or 4 years old (I know because we moved a lot, and this happened at the house I lived in when I was 3 or 4).  It was

/ Erin

Chinotto Braised Pork with Baby Turnips/ A Perfect Spring Dinner Party

Chinotto is an Italian cola that is flavoured with bitter orange.  It is fairly common or Canada (or at least it was in Vancouver when I was a kid) and I was wild about it as a teenager.  Here, in

/ Erin

Chinotto Braised Pork with Baby Turnips/ A Perfect Spring Dinner Party

Chinotto is an Italian cola that is flavoured with bitter orange.  It is fairly common or Canada (or at least it was in Vancouver when I was a kid) and I was wild about it as a teenager.  Here, in

/ Erin

Herb and Amaranth Fritters

I have been trying eat more whole grains lately.   I can’t eat gluten and many grains make me feel sick, but I’ve realized that I had developed a bit of an irrational fear that has kept me from eating much

/ Erin

Herb and Amaranth Fritters

I have been trying eat more whole grains lately.   I can’t eat gluten and many grains make me feel sick, but I’ve realized that I had developed a bit of an irrational fear that has kept me from eating much

/ Erin

Roasted Radish and Fennel Salad with Walnut Gremolata (Cotton-tail salad)

I love radishes with all my little heart.  I love them raw, so I was skeptical about roasting them.  Maybe you are too?  Roasting brings out the sweet side of the radish and tames the spice, making them palatable to

/ Erin

Roasted Radish and Fennel Salad with Walnut Gremolata (Cotton-tail salad)

I love radishes with all my little heart.  I love them raw, so I was skeptical about roasting them.  Maybe you are too?  Roasting brings out the sweet side of the radish and tames the spice, making them palatable to

/ Erin

Hakurei Turnip and Spring Onion Pakora with Chat Masala/ Farmshare Cooking

We joined a Flatbush Farmshare this Spring!  Vegetables from the Farm at Miller’s Crossing, fruit from Hepworth Farms and eggs from Brookside Farm farm are delivered to an old Church in the middle of our bustling, crowded Brooklyn neighborhood.  They also have milk, yogurt and beef,

/ Erin

Hakurei Turnip and Spring Onion Pakora with Chat Masala/ Farmshare Cooking

We joined a Flatbush Farmshare this Spring!  Vegetables from the Farm at Miller’s Crossing, fruit from Hepworth Farms and eggs from Brookside Farm farm are delivered to an old Church in the middle of our bustling, crowded Brooklyn neighborhood.  They also have milk, yogurt and beef,

/ Erin

Strawberry Rhubarb Meringue Pie (gluten-free or not)

I am very proud of this pie.  The filling is zingy, a bit tart and has a nice jammy consistency with chunks of fruit. The meringue is fluffy and sweet and very pretty, even if you (like me) have no patience

/ Erin

Strawberry Rhubarb Meringue Pie (gluten-free or not)

I am very proud of this pie.  The filling is zingy, a bit tart and has a nice jammy consistency with chunks of fruit. The meringue is fluffy and sweet and very pretty, even if you (like me) have no patience