Tag: Vancouver

Baking and Sweet Endings

Olive Oil Plum Cake

A delicious cake recipe from Victoria’s Don Genova, a journalist specializing in writing and broadcasting about food and travel, that I’ve been making every Italian Prune Plum season.  It’s easy to make and tastes so good! Makes one 9” Cake 1 cup fresh, full-fat ricotta cheese 1/3 cup olive oil 1 cup granulated sugar 1 […]

Vegetables and Side Dishes

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

I’m a dyed in the wool tomato lover, in case you didn’t already know! Recently, Marlena Spieler, passed away.  She was a well loved and admired writer of 70 cookbooks, a broadcaster, columnist and on top of all of all those amazing achievements, a true tomato lover like me. This recipe is to celebrate dear […]

Pumpkin Walnut Muffins Topped with Pumpkin Seeds
Baking and Sweet Endings

Pumpkin Muffins

When you see all the amazing, colourful winter squash at the farmer’s market you just know it’s time to begin baking with pumpkin! I only use muffins liners that are made from baking parchment as they come right away from the muffin and don’t leave behind any of the muffin goodness stuck to the paper […]

Harissa Chicken and Chickpeas
Mains

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Harissa Chickpeas

I came across this recipe a few years ago, tried it and loved it.  Simple ingredients, not difficult to make and so darned tasty! I don’t particularly like tinned chickpeas so I soak and cook them myself a day or so before I want to use them. Once cooked, I store them and their cooking […]