{Date night at Cassis Bistro, Beers at Wurst and Mixed mushroom Tortellini}

It is just me, or does summer feel like it’s just flying by. I can’t believe September is almost upon us. I’m crossing my fingers that our beautiful sunny days will stick around here for a while longer. One thing that I can rely on..delicious weekly date nights 🙂 This past Thursday we booked ourselves … Continue reading

{Dining in: Asparagus Potato Mushroom Tart in a Polenta Crust}

Was it just me or did this weekend just fly by! We spent Friday date night at the newly opened Wurst, a Bavarian inspired restaurant and beer hall in Mission (review to come) and on Saturday we celebrated a wedding up in Edmonton (which included a build your own sundae bar and candy bar). The wedding … Continue reading

{Combating stress with a four course dinner for one}

This week at work has been a busy one (and it’s only TUESDAY!?). In stressful times like these, I like to do one of two things: sweat it out at the gym or cook at home Today was my rest day, so cooking won 🙂 I had no idea what I was going to make, … Continue reading

{Dining in: Ramsay inspired risotto and race training begins}

Tonight for dinner, I pulled some inspiration from one of my cookbooks… I loosely based my recipe on his baked zucchini and mushroom risotto. My take on it: Baked zucchini risotto w/ garlic scape pesto, sautéed mushrooms and Alberta beef bacon. First, thinly slice 2 zucchini lengthwise and place them on a baking sheet. Lightly … Continue reading