Eat the Garden Courgette and Halloumi Salad

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The courgette bumper crop has begun…and continues… Garden fresh zucchini are especially tasty when harvested young. If you are buying from the market or from the grocer, look for smaller zucchini as they hold up better when sliced into a… Continue Reading

Vietnamese Fried Zucchini Blossoms

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In case anyone is interested in growing zucchini in the garden, every family only needs one plant and not eight – like us… In a happy spot, zucchini can be very productive. I love a garden fresh zucchini but their blossoms are… 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

In Season: Yogurt Cake with Blueberry Lavender Sauce

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The blueberry lavender sauce came about as a creative way to make use of the dried lavender from my summer garden. It’s a tiny harvest but a little bit goes a long way and I’m always looking for ways to use… Continue Reading