Summer Potato Salad

Potato salad is a dish that I find myself making over and over in the warm summer months. It’s a great side for a BBQ or picnic, and something that I tend to whip up when a large group comes over. This salad a is a lighter version of the traditional dish, which is usually…

Dark Chocolate and Baileys Irish Cream Cupcakes

For the most part, my recipes are healthy and delicious. While eating healthy can be tasty, and better for you, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have a treat now and then. St. Patricks Day seems the perfect time for this fun, adults only treat. These rich cupcakes are topped with a Baileys infused, cream cheese…

Shrimp and White Wine Tagliatelle

Pasta is a great comfort food, especially in the cold months. This is an incredibly easy weeknight dinner, that takes 15 minutes to prepare. I love to cook shrimp, as it cooks quickly and is incredibly versatile. The best part is that I can make the sauce while the pasta is cooking, so I spend…

Instant Pot Beef Stew

Having lived in Canada for most of my life, finding a hearty, delicious stew recipe was a necessity for the cold winter. The spices in this stew are both sophisticated and comforting. This stew recipe will warm your insides and leave your tastebuds happy. The best part about a great stew, is that it tastes…

Asian Lettuce Wraps

  One meal that I never seem to get sick of  is Asian lettuce wraps. They are quick and easy to prepare and are so versatile. I love to make this for a large group and serve it with both lettuce leaves and mini brioche buns so that you have the choice of eating a…

Zucchini Loaf

    The first time I came across zucchini bread, I was a little apprehensive about trying it. I wasn’t really sure what to expect, so I simply avoided it. Eventually I tried a piece at a party and found myself going back for seconds. After that, I was hooked. This Zucchini bread is a…

Pineapple Sgroppino

My love of Sgroppino started when my parents called me from their vacation in Venice to tell me about their new discovery, the cocktail/dessert called Sgroppino. The restaurant where they had dinner every night had run out of my mothers usual dessert so she was brought a glass of Sgroppino, compliments of the chef. She…

Crab and Corn Soup

I noticed that I seem to always gravitate more towards Asian cuisine, both when going out to eat, and also when cooking at home. I like to experiment with Asian flavours and techniques. Asian cuisine can seem intimidating even to the most accomplished home cooks. Creating something simple, fast and Asian inspired is actually easier…

Spiked Cranberry Sauce

This is an extremely easy and impressive recipe to make for Thanksgiving. It travels perfectly, so it is one of the easiest things to make and bring over to someone’s house. I add a little alcohol to my cranberry sauce to take the flavour to a whole other level. It can be made a few…