Posts Tagged ‘summer eating’

Going Green with Iceberg Soup

 

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Chilled lettuce soup is a wonderful addition to any summertime menu, and a great way to use the outer leaves that you might otherwise discard. It may not sound tempting, but trust me, once you master this super easy recipe you just may find yourself making it all summer long. Continue »



Theme and Variations on the Salade Niçoise

 

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As we all know, it’s important to get a proper amount of greens in your diet, and fresh salads are one of the best ways to get your daily fix. So dust off that ol’ Baribocraft salad bowl, whisk up a little oil and vinegar and let’s get started on one of our favourite summer salads, one that is a meal in itself, the Salade Niçoise. Continue »



Kebab’s Yer Uncle

 

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Holy rain, Batman! What a damp spring we’ve had! But despair not, things are slowly returning to normal in and around Toronto, and the forecast calls for sunny periods all week. And the May 24 weekend will be upon us before we know it, which means at least one very important thing; it’s time to prep your barbecue and grill for the season.  Once you’ve done that a whole new culinary world awaits. In the spring and summer, grilling’s where it’s at, and one of our favourite things to grill on the ol’ BBQ is a kebab. Continue »



The Original lemon: the Citron

 

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Perhaps you have seen a certain large, oblong fruit that looks like a big lemon, laying about in the shelves of our produce section. And maybe you have wondered, “What is that, a mutant lemon? What do I do with it?”

The fruit in question is called a citron, and it is indeed, the granddaddy of lemons, the original lemon from which many other, more familiar cultivars have been developed through the centuries, either through mother nature’s natural selection or through the tinkering of botanists. It’s name, the citron, may be a little confusing to us as we know that in French, citron means lemon, so this fruit is also known as the cédrat, and just to keep you on your toes, we will use both names when discussing it. Continue »