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Fresh Pea & Asparagus Lemon Risotto

Very few things excite me as much as fresh peas.  If pressed, I might admit to feeling sorta hyped about having tickets to see The Lemonheads next week.  I can definitely tell you it’s a thrill that I have two solid weeks off from work to hang out with my puppy…

Lentil, tomato & goat cheese vegetarian spaghetti

Lentil, tomato & goat cheese vegetarian spaghetti

Tomato with goat cheese is one of my favourite food combinations, second only to the divine marriage of tomato with avocado.   This spaghetti dish was a weekday dinner whipped up to use the tins in my pantry before I’d been supermarket shopping.  The fridge was a little bare, but…

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Pita Bread Perfection

There is something so satisfying about baking bread from scratch.  It’s like you’re nurturing this new life form into the world.  First, there’s nothing.  Then yeast, sprinkled gently over warm water, begins to wake up and yawn.  It mingles with the water, they melt into each other and react.  Flour…

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Better-Next-Day Kimchi Wakame Soup

This soup is kind of a mash-up of two of my favourite Asian foods.  What do you get when you combine two awesome things?  An extra-awesome morph thing that’s twice as good as either of the original awesome things.  This is basically the Girl Talk of soups.      Wakame…

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Feta, Pea + Mint Salad

If I have a signature dish, it would be this salad.  I can’t remember where I originally got the recipe from – some recipe book or magazine, maybe it was in the newspaper? – but I’ve been making it for 15 years.  If you invite me to a barbecue, I’m…

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Gluten-free Clean Bunless Burger

I’ve been verrrrry busy lately, not to mentioned stressed out with the health issues I’ve been facing and the fact I started a new job recently.  When you have a million things on your to-do list, feel physically run down and are tired when you get home from work easy…