Salted Cherry Blossoms

It was recently cherry blossom season and I had been wanting to salt them for many years. I usually end up missing the chance to forage for them and by the time I think of it, the season is over. This year I was able to get my hands on a handful of blossoms. Since…

Garlic Oil Pasta

This is a super easy weekday meal that you can throw together when you just don’t have time to cook. In order to make this recipe, you will need some garlic confit and garlic oil. The recipe for garlic confit is super easy, so if you haven’t seen my post on it, check it out….

Rice Paper Chips

Ok so you probably have seen a bunch of recipes like this floating around the internet. Even though I know it obviously works (since this is exactly like shrimp chips that you can find in Asian markets), I still wanted to try it out and see how easy it actually was. Also I was bored…

Garlic Confit and Garlic Oil

This recipe is one that I will be making regularly. It can be used in lots of recipes and added to enhance dishes. The best part is… it is super easy to make. What you need is some olive oil and garlic. Place your garlic cloves in a small sauce pan and cover with oil….

Tomatilla Salsa Verde

Tomatillos look like green tomatoes with dry skins. They are tart when eaten raw. My favourite way to prepare tomatillos is making it into salsa verde! Begin by preparing the tomatillos. You will need to remove the skins before roasting. In a baking tray add 7-8 tomatillos, 5 cloves of garlic, and a jalapeno pepper….

Chickpea Tofu

This chickpea tofu is also called Burmese tofu. I have always wanted to make tofu at home and this seemed like a good starting point. For this recipe you will need 1 cup of chickpea flour. This can be made by grinding up dried chickpeas. (you can find other chickpea recipes where I grind chickpea…

Celery Root Mexican Rice

Celery root is a interesting vegetable that can take on different forms. I’ve used it successfully as a potato substitute but it can also replace rice. Prepare the celery root but peeling it and adding it to a food processor. You want the pieces to be similar to the size of rice. To make the…

Pea Cookies

This recipe is for anyone trying to sneak in some veggies in their kids meals. Or trying to stay healthy before all the holiday goodies. For this recipe, you need banana, peas (yes peas! those green frozen ones), cocoa powder and oats. Blend oats cocoa powder in a food processor until finely ground and set…

Oatmeal Bake

Things are getting a little busier especially if you have returned to school or work. You might find that there isn’t much time to prepare and get ready. Making breakfast for yourself or your little ones can be a challenge too. I am still trying new things out to see what little C likes to…

Overnight Sourdough Focaccia

Sourdough is such a needy beast. With its weekly feedings and then its discard, it drives be insane but I love it. Here is a fun recipe for overnight sourdough focaccia. Start by making sure your sourdough starter is well fed and ready to be used. I like to ensure my starter is nice and…