Roasted Eggplant & Herb Pide

I’ve been meaning and forgetting to post about pide for a while now. In case you don’t know, pide is like a Turkish pizza, but boat-shaped and more stuffed than topped with rather different from, but still similar to pizza ingredients…and no sauce. Pide rhymes with (and looks a bit like) va-gee-nay: Seriously, the first…

Soup of the Week: Black Radish Velouté

I don’t know why, but last week I was overcome with a sudden and intense craving for black radish. No, I am not pregnant. This is just a thing that happens often when you’re the kind of person who spends a lot of time thinking about what they might like to put in their mouth…

Red Quinoa Tabbouleh

To my mind, tabbouleh (or tabouli or tabbouli) is the salad to end all salads as it ticks off all of my flavour boxes and is basically a meal in a bowl. My first introduction to tabbouleh was an instant version that I found as a young mum at our beloved, neighbourhood bulk food store back…

Coup de Coeur de Boeuf Poutine

No soup of the week post this week, I’m afraid. I have been SWAMPED with work (THANK YOU, UNIVERSE AND LOVELY CLIENTS) and have spent barely any time at all in the kitchen and am getting a bit prickly about that, quite frankly, but work is good. Instead, I shall take you on little adventure…

1-Carrot Carrot Cake

You know when you come home from the bar and you’ve already eaten half your burrito and decided that the last half will make a great breakfast, but you’re still buzzin’ and want something sweet and to bake a thing because you know it’s the ticket to gearing down enough to actually sleep, but you…

Pestoed Lentils with Roasted Tofu 

In shopping adventures with a new friend last week, I managed to score a massive (1 kilo) bag of French lentils for $1.49. Of course I have been craving them ever since. I’ve also been craving brighter flavours but am still unwilling to tread into cold salad territory with it being below zero in the…