DSCN0519

Easter Beef Roulade

Every Easter it is a Greek tradition to eat lamb and usually roasted on a spit. Those who have a large number lamb eaters in the family and have the space to roast a whole lamb on the soulva partake in the tradition. Those families that are an anomaly will roast a portion of a…

DSCN0360

Coconut Cashew Chicken

The other day, I created a new condiment that I totally love. On Sunday, I created a pesto made of cilantro and cashews out of the necessity to consume the cilantro that I forgot in the crisper. Before it was inedible I rescued it from certain ruin and blended the fragrant herb with garlic, lemon…

DSCN0358

Cilantro and Cashew Pesto Salmon

Yesterday afternoon I got the best compliment from my husband about my cooking. Usually, I know that my husband likes a dish I’ve made by helping himself to seconds or thirds. If he doesn’t like the food he is eating he will say, “Thank you for the food.”, and then eat a piece of bread,…

DSCN0291

South Of the Border Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Yesterday, I had a craving for meat sauce and pasta because its one of my go-to comfort food dishes. I love the meaty texture of the ground meat and the neutral flavour of the pasta that picks of the savoury red sauce with each bite. There is nothing more satisfying than a steaming plate of…

DSCN0188

Hunter’s Empanadas

Throughout my adult years I have had many jobs and have been exposed to a variety of industries. You name it, I’ve done it…well almost everything. I have working in the Retail world serving customers in various types of stores from grocery stores to gift shops. I have working in the theatre and film industry…

DSCN0218

Last Minute Chocolate Cake

Good day and Happy Valentine’s Day! Today I decided to start my cooking journey of exploring Ruth Reichl’s recipes from the book Garlic and Sapphires. I was given this book by a good friend for Christmas and enjoyed every page of this delightful story of food critic Ruth Reichl. Although this book is an autobiography…

DSCN0148

Roasted Vegetables and Short Beef Ribs

 Over the last several weeks I have been slowly going through my Nutrafarms order. Dish after dish I am very pleased with the quality of the meats Nutrafarms produces. The other night, I decided to try the Short Beef Ribs that came in my Beef package. Since we had ordered the sampler package I didn’t…