Tag Archives: comfort food

Coconut Split Lentil Stew: kick that deep freeze in the butt

The weather has been exceptionally COLD lately. Like really, REALLY, painfully cold. I get it. We live in Toronto, Canada. It’s supposed to be cold during winter. The best way to counteract the cold weather is to dress warmly, with layers … Continue reading

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southern comfort: chicken stew and biscuits

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This past weekend as I was puttering around the kitchen trying to decide what to bake, I came to an epiphany of sorts. “Jo” I said to myself (in my head of course) “you always bake sweet things, why don’t … Continue reading

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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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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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