Making Meatless Mondays Fun with Spaghetti Squash

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Spaghetti squash is sometimes marketed as “the fun squash,” and for good reason. A super healthy vegetable that can masquerade as spaghetti! What’s not to love about that! Continue »



The Greatest Garnish of All Time

 

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For many cooks, and foodies as well, the proper garnish makes all the difference. Whether it’s chopped scallions floating on a bowl of soup, or a little sprig of mint nestled beside that cheesecake, the proper garnish is often the cherry on top. Today we have a look at one of our favourites.. Continue »



The Condiment Aisle: Chimichurri

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Chinichurri, that delicious, parsley-based condiment hailing from South America, is one of our favourite sauces. So flavourful and fresh, just a little of it enlivens everything from grilled beef to chicken, lamb, fish and vegetables. If you haven’t tried this simple, magical sauce, you’re missing out. Continue »



D.I.Y: Sichuan Chili Oil

 

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Toronto is blessed with dozens and dozens of Chinese restaurants, and in almost all of them you will find that indispensable condiment, Sichuan chili oil. The recipes may vary slightly from restaurant to restaurant, as each establishment will have its own, treasured recipe, but the heat, aroma and flavour are unmistakable; so good that you might want to sneak some home! No need for that, though. Why not make your own? Continue »



Delicious, Deluxe Duxelles

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If you’re looking for a flavour bomb that will add sophistication, umami and depth to stews, soups, omelettes, stuffing or just about any savory meat or vegetable dish, mushrooms duxelles might just be the perfect fit. Continue »