Posts Tagged: spring

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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

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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

Cardamom Cashew Cream and Rhubarb Rose Parfait https://bigsislittledish.com/2016/05/27/cardamom-cashew-cream-and-rhubarb-rose-parfait-vegan/
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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

Cardamom Cashew Cream and Rhubarb Rose Parfait https://bigsislittledish.com/2016/05/27/cardamom-cashew-cream-and-rhubarb-rose-parfait-vegan/
/ 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

Rhubarb Campari Compote with Orange Peel Meringues
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/06/20/hitting-the-rhubarb-rhubarb-campari-compote-with-orange-peel-meringues/
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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

Rhubarb Campari Compote with Orange Peel Meringues
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/06/20/hitting-the-rhubarb-rhubarb-campari-compote-with-orange-peel-meringues/
/ 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

Paul's a Sweet Pea Soup
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/06/19/pauls-a-sweet-pea-soup-farmshare-cooking-weeks-1-and-2/
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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

Paul's a Sweet Pea Soup
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/06/19/pauls-a-sweet-pea-soup-farmshare-cooking-weeks-1-and-2/
/ 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

Spinach Salad with Strawberries,  Bacon and Spring Onions
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/06/14/kerthys-spinach-salad-with-strawberries-bacon-and-spring-onions-a-hedonists-guide-to-strawberries/
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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

Spinach Salad with Strawberries,  Bacon and Spring Onions
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/06/14/kerthys-spinach-salad-with-strawberries-bacon-and-spring-onions-a-hedonists-guide-to-strawberries/
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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

Chinotto Braised Pork with Baby Turnips
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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

Chinotto Braised Pork with Baby Turnips
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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

Amaranth Herb Fritters
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/04/28/herb-and-amaranth-fritters/
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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

Amaranth Herb Fritters
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/04/28/herb-and-amaranth-fritters/
/ 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