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saffron with onion and cream

Macbeth Witches Brew

April 23rd is Shakespeare’s birthday and it has been proclaimed as Talk Like Shakespeare Day. In honour of this joyous spring day, …

curd ingredients

Sweet Blood Orange Curd

Curd your enthusiasm! Fruit curd is a sweet, smooth, intensely flavoured spread and topping. The basic ingredients are eggs, sugar, fruit juice, …


What’s in Season Now

I made a trip to my local farmers market and discovered that the first Mandarin oranges of the season are in! The …

drunk oranges

Drunken Oranges

I love this refreshing appetizer with any spicy dish. They are a delightful and unexpected addition to Chinese, Indian, or Japanese cuisine. …


Apple Cucumber Salsa with Mint

I love this minty-cool salsa. It’s a perfect side for any spicy dish, especially tacos. I often prepare it with Spicy Shrimp …