Category: Fall Appetizers

Mushroom Crostini

For a printer Friendly version of this recipe, click here. Mushroom soup, mushroom pasta sauce, mushroom filled ravioli, so many ideas, so little time, especially for wild mushrooms! If you like, you could change things up a bit by adding

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Homemade “Boursin” Cheese

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Boursin cheese can be quite expensive and I think this delicious version makes a great substitute for the bought Boursin. Great on crackers or slices of baguette and it will

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Grilled Artichokes With EVOO, Lemon And Mint

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. We are lucky enough to get local artichokes from Glen Valley Artichokes at both Kits Farmer’s Market and Yaletown. The first time I made this recipe we shared the artichokes with our

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Zucchini Fritters With Herbs And Cheese

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Made these on the weekend, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside…delicious, herby, cheesy little nuggets! You can serve them with yogurt but as I have an endless supply,

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Marinated Feta Cheese

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Easy to put together, great on pita or slices of baguette, or even use in a salad. Use a creamy sheep or goat’s milk feta for the best flavour, also

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Green and Black Olive Tapenade

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is a dead-easy spread/topping. I like to use both Greek Kalamata olives and Greek green olives in brine. You will have to pit them but it’s not hard; just

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Mexican Style Picadillo

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is one handy recipe! I often make up a batch, use some for the tortillas and freeze the rest to use for other things, like making an appetizer by

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Marinated Cauliflower

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. If you have never tried locally grown cauliflower, you are in for a treat! It’s so sweet, crunchy & delicious. There are so many wonderful ways to use this veggie,

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My Guacamole

  Once I get through January & February,  I start thinking about foods from warmer climates. Go figure! There are so many variations for guacamole; ones that include chopped tomatoes, salsa, etc. etc. I prefer my guacamole with a few ingredients

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Coconut Spot Prawns

These are succulent, slightly exotic and absolutely fantastic with either of the dips. Whenever I make them they are gobbled up!  At other times of the year when Spot Prawns are unavailable use another type of prawn.  Finest at Sea is

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