{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

(Weekend recap: Date at Piqniq Bistro and Easy Appies in a pinch}

On Friday night after work, me and the boy met up at Craft Beer Market for a quick beverage to pass the time till our dinner reso. I ordered a glass of the Grapefruit Stiegel Radler – a light fruity beer made with real grapefruit juice. So refreshing, the perfect summer beer. The boy went with … Continue reading

{Dining in: Garlic scape pesto feta potatoes and a Double Berry Rhubarb Crumble}

Garlic scapes are popping up all over the Farmers Markets right now. What are they you ask? They’re curly green shoots that grow from garlic bulbs that have a distinct garlicky taste that is milder than garlic bulb. And my favourite way to use these are to make a garlic scape pesto (inspired by Dinner with Julie) Its … Continue reading

{Foodie treats and a recipe inspired by my new favourite cookbook}

This past weekend I popped into the Cookbook Cooks Co. to browse around…What was supposed to be some innocent window shopping ended up being a $80 purchase. Oy vey. I have as little willpower in the food stores as I do at Lululemon..they get me every time. Here are some of the goodies that caught … Continue reading

{Dining in: Duo of salads and C&G’s bamboo coconut rice pudding}

The warm weather has got me craving salads. Colourful ones with a variety of flavours and textures. And of course you gotta have some bacon there. Bacon makes everything taste better. I made these recipes up with what I bought at the market and had in the fridge, here’s what was in the mix: Broccoli florets (cooked … Continue reading