Duncan Pork Stew with Apples & Cider with Biscuit

Duncan Pork Stew With Apples

One summer we were touring wine country on Vancouver Island visiting wineries, farms and cheese makers. One of our favourite places was Merridale Cider. They were one of the first to begin making English style apple cider. We tasted and  tasted some more, then bought their Traditional style, Somerset and Scrumpy.  When we got home […]

Mushrooms On Toast with Salad Greens, Easter Brunch
Egg and Brunch Dishes, Mains

Mushrooms On Toast

This makes a lovely brunch dish or served as a light supper dish along with a salad. Although the photo may not make it not leap off the page, it is very, very good!  It’s been a keeper in my files for a number of years and it’s vegetarian!  I prefer using the cheese instead […]

Egg and Brunch Dishes, Mains

Sausage Red Pepper Kebabs

A much more attractive way to present sausages I think!  The mustard baste adds a special note.  Great for brunch!  Best of all, they’re so easy! Makes 8 Servings 1 sweet red bell pepper 8 links of sausages, (approx. ½ lb.) Mustard Baste: 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh sage or thyme (or […]

Brazilian Empanadas, Rainbow Plate
Appetizers, Mains

Brazilian Empadas/Empanadas

The famous Brazilian meat pies!  We really enjoy them in the summer either for lunch or dinner with a salad! They are perfect to take along on a picnic or to make appetizer size and take to a party.  Bonus…they can be eaten hot or at room temperature!  If you wish, you can add a few […]

Tomato Zucchini Pie for Guest Post for Roz

Tomato And Zucchini Pie

What can I say? Tomatoes, zucchini, basil, garlic; it doesn’t get any better at the height of summer! Someone once said that “what grows together, goes together.” I definitely agree. This pie can be served hot or warm, makes a great summer meal accompanied by a salad.  Pass the wine please!  And…it’s vegetarian! Makes 6 […]

Stuffed Eggplant, Red Peppers With Rice Filling

Eggplant And Peppers With Rice Filling

This rice filling is delicious and redolent with mediterranean spices and it’s vegetarian.  I’ve made the recipe using zucchini, peppers and added ground beef or lamb to the filling. I love that the dish can be served warm or at room temperature.  Perfect for a hot day, I think!  You can easily prepare the rice filling […]