Category: Spring Mains

How To Make Pizza Dough

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, please click here. This is the pizza dough I have used for a number of years. I like the idea that, for the most part, the rising takes place in the fridge

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Grilled Bone In Steak

Just a simple & quick way to prepare a steak. The steak would be delicious served with a butter flavoured with  Roquefort, gorgonzola, tarragon or parsley.**  A good steak deserves a simple treatment, after all, it is about the beef!   Bone in porterhouse, T-Bone or

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Phyllis’ Leek And Bacon Tart

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Similar to my ramp (wild leek) tart but this one has nutmeg instead of herbs.  Not only is it delicious in the spring, but also in the fall & winter when the new leeks become available. Makes an

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Stinging Nettles Tart

At our house stinging Nettles has become one of the welcome early “greens” of the spring; it seems only right to make something delicious for dinner with them! Makes an 8″ or 9″ Tart Pre-baked pie shell** I prefer to use a

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Spring Egg Dishes and Brunch

Ramp (Wild Leek) Tart

Ramps grow in the wild.  There are foragers that bring them to the Farmer’s Market or at times, the Wild Guy at Granville Island.   They have a slight garlic flavour to them & are delicious.  If you are unable to find some,

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