{Recipe: Thyme & Cave Aged Gruyere Gougères with Herb Whipped Feta}

Summer time means lots of bustling outdoor festivals in and around town. Here is a little of my lately.. Post 36km training run was rewarded a slice of pepperoni mushroom pizza from the Without Papers food truck at the Inglewood Sunfest last weekend.. As well as a beef taco served with shredded cabbage and wasabi aioli and a side of edamame from … Continue reading

{Recipe: Sweet n’ Spicy Pecans}

One of my favourite quick and easy dinners is to throw together a salad with a bunch of random ingredients I have on hand. I always make sure to stock my pantry with some delicious add-ins, one of those staples are these sweet and spicy nuts.   The recipe couldn’t be simpler, a frothy whipped egg … Continue reading

{Recipe: Applewood Smoked Cheddar Cheese Straws}

Hello C&G readers, I know I have been neglecting the blog lately. I haven’t been posted anything in a while for various reasons, one of them being that I felt like I needed to take a break from the blog and instead do other things I enjoy.  This little break and the anticipation of baking … Continue reading

{Carnival Eats, Mango Avocado Dill Salsa, Dark Chocolate Macadamia Cranberry Cookies and a Stampede Detox in the Mountains}

The smell of mini donuts, the wailing sound of the siren from the midway and the bounty of cowboy hats in the city can only mean one thing..the annual Calgary Stampede is upon us once again. This year being particularly special because it’s the centennial of this famed 10 day event. On Friday after work, me … Continue reading

{Little of my lately and my favourite summer tartine}

One of the things I look forward to in the summer is hiking. The great thing about living in Calgary is that we’re less than an hour away from lots of great trails. It’s not unusual to see some mountain sheep along the way.. For our first hike of the year, we visited an “oldie … Continue reading