Posts Tagged: summer

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THEY CAME FROM THE BLACKBERRY BRAMBLE!/ Blackberry Tarts with Saffron Honey Almond Cream (Dairy and Gluten Free)

Normally at this time of year, I post recipes exclusively for Blackberries and Salmon.  I go back to British Columbia, where I was born and where my mother has retired in August to celebrate the birthdays of my family who are

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THEY CAME FROM THE BLACKBERRY BRAMBLE!/ Blackberry Tarts with Saffron Honey Almond Cream (Dairy and Gluten Free)

Normally at this time of year, I post recipes exclusively for Blackberries and Salmon.  I go back to British Columbia, where I was born and where my mother has retired in August to celebrate the birthdays of my family who are

Watermelon Gazpacho in Pottery by Regina Wickham
http://reginawickham.blogspot.com/
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Watermelon Gazpacho (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

I’ve written about this soup before, but I feel that the praises I sing bear repeating.  When I am called upon to make a summertime dinner for a crowd of people, this watermelon gazpacho is usually involved.  For example, I

Watermelon Gazpacho in Pottery by Regina Wickham
http://reginawickham.blogspot.com/
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Watermelon Gazpacho (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

I’ve written about this soup before, but I feel that the praises I sing bear repeating.  When I am called upon to make a summertime dinner for a crowd of people, this watermelon gazpacho is usually involved.  For example, I

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Tomato Eggplant Appetizer with Sweet Moroccan Spices/ Savory Seed Crackers (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

 I recently put this ridiculously delicious appetizer on the summer Eight Course Vegan Tasting Menu for the Illuminati Ball.  I’m really enjoying changing the dishes out to use seasonal ingredients.  The Illuminati Ball has been extended until the end of October!

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Tomato Eggplant Appetizer with Sweet Moroccan Spices/ Savory Seed Crackers (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

 I recently put this ridiculously delicious appetizer on the summer Eight Course Vegan Tasting Menu for the Illuminati Ball.  I’m really enjoying changing the dishes out to use seasonal ingredients.  The Illuminati Ball has been extended until the end of October!

Tomato Soup with Smoked Paprika https://bigsislittledish.com/2015/09/04/tomato-soup-with-smoked-paprika/
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Tomato Soup with Smoked Paprika

I started imagining this soup in the late winter, when good tomatoes and the time to cook seemed like a distant and impossible fantasy.  I just scribbled out the basic idea and waited for August to come. It was worth

Tomato Soup with Smoked Paprika https://bigsislittledish.com/2015/09/04/tomato-soup-with-smoked-paprika/
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Tomato Soup with Smoked Paprika

I started imagining this soup in the late winter, when good tomatoes and the time to cook seemed like a distant and impossible fantasy.  I just scribbled out the basic idea and waited for August to come. It was worth

Blackberry Curd https://bigsislittledish.com/2015/08/28/blackberry-curd/
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Blackberry Curd

The drought in British Colombia made the blackberries more scarce than usual this summer.  In response to the lack of berries I came up with a really good blackberry picking innovation.  I have a leather jacket that I have owned

Blackberry Curd https://bigsislittledish.com/2015/08/28/blackberry-curd/
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Blackberry Curd

The drought in British Colombia made the blackberries more scarce than usual this summer.  In response to the lack of berries I came up with a really good blackberry picking innovation.  I have a leather jacket that I have owned

Blackberry Lime Cashew Cream Tart with a Ginger Crust (Vegan and Gluten-Free) https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/08/24/blackberry-lime-cashew-cream-tart-with-a-ginger-crust-gluten-free-and-vegan-my-sisters-birthday/
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Blackberry Lime Cashew Cream Tart with a Ginger Crust (Gluten-Free and Vegan)/ My sister’s birthday

I know.  I JUST posted a birthday blackberry dessert.  That’s because August is all about blackberries and Leo birthdays.  I have a lot of Leos in my life.  I could probably do a birthday post every other day if I had

Blackberry Lime Cashew Cream Tart with a Ginger Crust (Vegan and Gluten-Free) https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/08/24/blackberry-lime-cashew-cream-tart-with-a-ginger-crust-gluten-free-and-vegan-my-sisters-birthday/
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Blackberry Lime Cashew Cream Tart with a Ginger Crust (Gluten-Free and Vegan)/ My sister’s birthday

I know.  I JUST posted a birthday blackberry dessert.  That’s because August is all about blackberries and Leo birthdays.  I have a lot of Leos in my life.  I could probably do a birthday post every other day if I had

Blackberry Apple Tart with a Salted Almond Crust  (gluten-free and vegan)
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/08/22/blackberry-apple-tart-in-a-salted-almond-crust-gluten-free-and-vegan-my-mums-birthday/
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Blackberry Apple Tart in a Salted Almond Crust (Gluten-Free and Vegan)/ My mum’s birthday

I spend as much of my August as I can on Gabriola Island in British Colombia, Canada.  My mum is now retired and lives their full time in the house that my dad built for her.  We spend much of

Blackberry Apple Tart with a Salted Almond Crust  (gluten-free and vegan)
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/08/22/blackberry-apple-tart-in-a-salted-almond-crust-gluten-free-and-vegan-my-mums-birthday/
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Blackberry Apple Tart in a Salted Almond Crust (Gluten-Free and Vegan)/ My mum’s birthday

I spend as much of my August as I can on Gabriola Island in British Colombia, Canada.  My mum is now retired and lives their full time in the house that my dad built for her.  We spend much of