August 26, 2014

 

Okonomiyaki is a Japanese cabbage-seafood pancake. Skeptical? We understand. For adventurous eaters though, these are a real treat - kind of like an exotic fish cake filled with vegetables. Let us know what you think!

 

Pancakes:

  • 5 large eggs

  • 1 teaspoon...

August 26, 2014

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 mangoes, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced

  • 1 pound green cabbage, halved, cored, and sliced very thinly

  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

  • Juice of 2 limes

  • 1/4 cup apple cider or white wine vinegar

  • ...

August 26, 2014

Hate cabbage? You are not alone. Often bioled until every scrap of flavour is gone, cabbage has been given a rough ride in many kitchens. 

 

In our house, this recipe changed everything. Enjoy this suspiciously delicious cabbage!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium green...

August 18, 2014

 

Did you know that you can easily made pad thai at home, and have it taste just as good as it does at a Thai restaurant? We have been using this recipe for years, and it is a winner! It took a few tries to get the consistency of the noodles just right (not too firm, no...

August 18, 2014

 

Trying to get your kids or teens (or husband, or self) to eat more veggies? These grilled cheese sandwiches are a hit with all ages. For a more complete meal, serve with a side salad or tomato or roasted pepper soup.

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 12 ounces of extra old...

August 18, 2014

Though obviously of foreign origin, Vietmanese-style rice noodle salad has really become a comfort food in our house. In the middle of winter, we often make it once or twice with "summer vegetables" imported from California, just to try to get a taste of summer. Someh...

August 12, 2014

 

Here's a recipe that's vegetarian, gluten free, and still delicious! Rice makes a great shell for a quiche or savory tart, and can be easier to make than pie crust (especially if you have leftover rice from another meal). We highly recommend this unique quiche.

 

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August 10, 2014

Sage is one of those herbs that people often wonder what to do with. Fortunately, the Internet is full of great ideas for things to try with this tasty herb! Our very favourite thing to do with sage is to toss it in with pasta, roasted pumpkin and brown butter, but it...

August 10, 2014

 

Pulled pork sandwiches are a lunchbox or dinnertime hit. We love adding cooked greens to our pulled pork to add in extra flavour and vitamins, and kale, Brassica greens, tatsoi, and mustard greens make great additions. Try these sandwiches in your lunchbox this wee...

August 5, 2014

Looking for something different to try with your beans this week? While beans are typically served boiled or steamed in Newfoundland, they are excellent fried with butter and garlic, turned into a simple salad with a vinaigrette, or slow cooked, as seen here. Let us kn...

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