Posts Tagged ‘pumpkin recipes’

A Toronto Thanksgiving Roundup

 

bestharvest4

 

It’s Thanksgiving weekend! Whether or not you are planning a traditional family feast featuring turkey and all the trimmings, or are opting for a vegetarian or vegan repast, or just looking for something to do by yourself, a lot of planning goes into this autumnal celebration, and today we thought we’d so a little round-up of ideas to help you get the most out of the holiday. Continue »



Spiced Pumpkin Log!

 

IMG_7101

 

As fiddleheads are to spring so are pumpkins to autumn. We decorate with them, we blitz them into soups and spiced lattes, we bake pies, and we still end up with leftover pumpkin pureé. Recently we came across a wonderful recipe for a pumpkin roll that is so good you will want go out of your way to make sure you save enough pumpkin for it; it may just become a family fall tradition. Continue »



Kaffir Lime leaves

 

Citrus_hystrix_leaf

 

If you are a fan of Thai or Indonesian cuisine, no doubt you are familiar with the fragrant, lemon-lime perfume of the Kaffir lime leaf. Also known as the makrut lime, the shiny, deep green leaves, similar in size to bay leaves, but distinguished by a unique, hourglass shape, add a distinctive, South Asian flavour and appeal to soups, stews, curries and even desserts. And once you get used to cooking with them, you just may find yourself going out of your way to use them at every opportunity. Continue »



Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes

OldDesignShop_ThanksgivingTurkeyPC

 

Technically speaking Thanksgiving is a relatively new statutory holiday, having been proclaimed so by Parliament in 1957. But it has caught on, in a big way. One of the enduring images of Thanksgiving is that of the cornucopia, the “horn of plenty”, overflowing with ears of corn, shiny red apples, yellow, green and even blue squash, dusky grapes…a celebration of all good things from the fields. One of the most enduring of these is that unmistakable image of autumn, the pumpkin. Continue »