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Recipe ~ Homemade Butter

May 17, 2012 Laura 1

Sometimes it’s the simple things that really stand out. Like this homemade butter. If you’ve never made your own butter, give it a shot. It’s fast, really simple and far superior to its store bought equivalent. It’s not always practical to use homemade butter for ever …

Recipe ~ Fig, Prosciutto and Mozzarella Salad

March 22, 2012 Laura 0

With spring in the air the cravings for soupy, stewy comfort foods are subsiding and being replaced by a yearning for fresher, lighter fare.  I love experimenting with different ingredients to create a variety of salads and sandwiches for spring lunches or BBQ parties, but o …

A Trip to the Brick Works Farmers’ Market

March 1, 2012 Laura 0

One of my favourite things to do in Toronto is to explore the various farmers markets that take place in neighbourhoods throughout the city. Many downtown ‘hoods have some sort of market and each one gives you a glimpse into its particular community. By chatting with the ve …

Recipe ~ Sausage and Kale Soup

February 18, 2012 Laura 4

“Do you have a kinder, more adaptable friend in the food world than soup? Who soothes you when you are ill? Who refuses to leave you when you are impoverished… you don’t catch steak hanging around when you’re poor and sick, do you?” Judith Martin (Mi …