roasted cabbage with sautéed shrimp & creamy mustard sauce

There’s nothing quite like comfort food. If you haven’t tried this meal before, you’ll enjoy the familiar flavours that make up this light-yet-rich dish. Cabbage, citrus, dijon, and tahini may not make up a typical flavour profile, but this creamy and toasty-tasing meal has become a new, easy go-to in my household. Ingredients Cabbage: 1…

nana’s meltaways

Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean that baking needs to come to an end. The cold of winter with its howling winds and powerful storms has had me hiding indoors. I find a nice way to get the apartment extra warm is to turn on the oven and bake something. A perfect excuse…

parchment-baked lemon & basil trout

This is a no-fail recipe. IT IS SUPER EASY TO MAKE. I have made this dish with both salmon and trout (upwards of 20 times) and it’s always a hit; packed with flavour and never dried out. If you’re looking to make an impressive meal, but don’t necessarily have the time for something extravagant with…

baked beef stew

If you’re looking to whip up an impressive, flavourful, easy-to-make meal, definitely give this one a try. Baked beef stew is a must for meat and potato lovers. It is simple to make, and while it’s cooking, it’ll have your whole house smelling incredible. My parents suggested I give this recipe a try, and it…

creamy gorgonzola risotto

One of the best presents I have ever received is a cookbook from my dear friend, Dana. It is called ‘Cheese: Sumptuous Cheese Recipes for all Occasions’. Oh, she knows me so well. This is my take on the cookbook’s ‘Sage and Gorgonzola Risotto’ recipe. Ingredients: scant 4 tbsp unsalted butter 150 g pancetta 1…

spicy tortilla soup

After a day out in the cold, there’s nothing quite like a hot bowl of soup to warm up even the chilliest winter-enthusiast. This spicy soup is a favourite year-round, but it’s that much more satisfying to have on a snowy day. It is well-seasoned and hearty. Doesn’t get much better. For this meal, I…