Monthly Archives: November 2011

more peas please: Greek-style peas with carrots and dill

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This recipe is adapted from a traditional Greek recipe my mother makes often. If you are familiar with Greek food, you will know that their vegetables dishes are cooked with plenty of olive oil (‘lathera’ dishes in Greek means ‘cooked … Continue reading

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fry it up: savoury zucchini fritters

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There’s something comforting and satisfying about biting into a soft, warm  pillow of fried dough. Whether it’s homemade doughnuts, pancakes, latkes or fritters, there’s no mistaking it, we all love fried food in some shape or form. Today’s recipe is … Continue reading

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It’s ugly but tasty: stewed cabbage with wieners

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Ugly food alert!! But the taste more than makes up for it. Cabbage is a hearty winter vegetable that can survive in the refrigerator for several weeks before it’s time to use. I had a large cabbage lingering in the … Continue reading

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apple oat breakfast bars

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Sometimes when I go grocery shopping, I head over to the reduced produce rack to see if there is anything worth buying. Many times the produce is on the verge of decay but occasionally I get the jackpot. For example, … Continue reading

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curry roast potatoes

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Last Saturday I went shopping for groceries at a downtown supermarket that specializes in local food and is certified by LFP (Local Food Plus), Canada’s Local Sustainable Food System Organization. As I was strolling past the fresh produce, I spotted some … Continue reading

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