Toronto (Trinity Bellwoods/Queen West): Feast

There’s a new spot in my neighbourhood and no I’m not talking about that cool Mexican, rustic Italian, trendy tapas or burger spot. Instead it’s exactly what the neighbourhood was really missing – a gourmet food spot that EVERYONE can shop at, regardless of food allergies.  Feast opened up earlier this summer in Trinity Bellwoods Park with […]

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Hazelnut Chocolate Power Balls

The past month has literally blown by in a sea of BBQs, pool parties, get togethers, road trips,  etc.  And all this socializing has left me a little behind on recipe testing / actual cooking – I’ve been surviving mostly on leftover BBQ, thrown together salads, and a few simple standby recipes like this and […]

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Kedgeree (Indian Spiced Rice with Fish)

It’s summer and I haven’t been doing as much cooking as normal.   There’s too many patios to visit, friends to see, and outdoor fun times to be had that I’m really making salad and fast suppers for the most part.  This dish is a great meal because it’s pretty fast to whip up, is full […]

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Korean Beef Short Ribs (Galbi or Kalbi)

The best way to get invited (and hopefully re-invited) to cottages and pool parties is probably to bring meat and by meat, I mean specifically these Korean beef short ribs called galbi or kalbi.  Take it from a culture that specializes in grilled meats – these ribs are the perfect combination of salty, sweet and […]

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