Summer Corn Salad

I love vegetables. Always have. When I was little, I watched commercials with kids hating brussels sprouts and broccoli unless they were covered in cheese sauce and it was super weird to me. My sister and I would fight over the last mushroom or baby corn in our stir fry. My veg loving probably stems from […]

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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 Powerballs | freshnessgf.com

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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