Posts Tagged ‘fall cooking’

The Subtle Joys of Lemongrass

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Lemongrass is one of our favourite herbs, adding a subtle yet distinctive lemony fragrance to much of the cuisine that hails from Southeast Asian countries like Thailand, Sri Lanka and India. Basically, if you want to cook a curry or soup or stew with coconut milk, you’d better not forget the lemongrass! Continue »



Harvesting your Herbs: Dill Seed

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One of the joys of summer is anticipating and celebrating the arrival of seasonal fruits, vegetables and herbs. Many of these have a very short season, so part of their allure lies in their ephemerality. Take dill, for example; one day you have a gorgeous, bushy plant supplying fragrant delicate fronds for all manner of gustatory pleasure, and in the blink of an eye it starts to go to seed. Continue »



Vegan Butternut Brownies

 

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Taking a stroll through the Fiesta Farms Garden Centre the other day and looking at the beautiful displays of so many varieties of pumpkins and squash reminded me that it’s been two years since the publication of The Everyday Squash Cook, and with that came a deep hankering for one of the most requested recipes from it, Butternut Brownies. Truth be told, my husband and I make these brownies quite often, for ourselves and friends and families who don’t really have the time to make them, and recently we have been making batches of vegan brownies as well for our vegan friends. Continue »