Speedy Summer Tart with Rosemary Honey and Black Pepper

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This tart falls squarely into the dessert category but the assertiveness of rosemary and black pepper give it real substance. Choose a selection of plums or other stone fruit for a very pretty looking tart! Summer Tart 1/2 lb puff… Continue Reading

Moroccan Surf and Turf with Chermoula

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How about a little surf and turf to kick off the summer BBQ season??? This version of chermoula is zippy and studded with toasted sesame seeds. Serve with grilled pita, brushed generously with olive oil and sprinkled with za’atar. Marinated Flank… Continue Reading

Orange and Watercress Salad

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This salad was inspired by a recent visit to Estia in Toronto. While known for their selection of beautiful whole fresh fish, they also make the most beautiful salads and their eggplant appetizer (think smoky baba ganoush) alone is worth the trip.… Continue Reading

Butter Braised Sugar Shack Carrots

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I love a simple but well prepared side dish. Especially when they can be made ahead and the carrots have been harvested from your own garden. A few kinky carrots too! These carrots epitomize fall in Canada – Heirloom carrots, maple syrup,… Continue Reading