Jul 16 2010

Watermelon Salad & Balsamic Sherry Vinaigrette

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A mèlange of refreshing fruity flavors with a tart vinaigrette makes this the perfect summer salad! A few weeks ago I joined my friend for an alfresco lunch at the Coffee Shop - yes, it's called exactly that and it is in fact a coffee shop meets after hours bar. Imagine a Denny's but hip, trendy ...


Jan 31 2010

Tuna Tartare – Fish & Chips with a Twist

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Oooops! I did it again. It's like an abusive relationship that you can't leave because it's THAT good. You know what I'm talking about. Oh sweet Chinatown. If my Chinatown saga had a Facebook, I would put "In a Relationship and It's Complicated". There's plenty of verbal abuse and I'm on the receiving end. Yet, I ...


Jan 12 2010

Roulade of Salmon Tartare & Roe

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I was a late bloomer. The California roll was my idea of sushi. Meanwhile, all my trendy friends ordered sashimi. I was determined not to let some squishy, raw fish bring me down. I wanted to be cool and look at me now! After years of training, I can proudly say that I am a HUGE ...


Jan 4 2010

Eggs Benedict on Quack

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Bonne année et bonne santé! It's been a hectic month with all the baking, gift-wrapping, train rides and weekends away from home. Our apartment is in dire need of a disaster relief task force to finally get things back in tip top shape. But first, I need to divulge our recent addiction to quack. It all ...


Nov 18 2009

Massaman Curry & Avocado

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Since our trip to Chinatown resulted in a spree of Asian vegetables and spices, I declared this week “Asian Week”. It was my own food challenge to create a diversity in our meals while maintaining the theme. Well, that and we honestly don’t have enough room in our pantry and refrigerator.