Chocolate cake is almost a foolproof dessert for parties and gatherings, because pretty much everyone loves chocolate. If we add a smooth cookies and cream filling, we get a lovely 7-layer beauty that is sure to be the centre of the party. This cake is one of the best I made, because the layers are […]
Are you roasting a whole turkey for the first time this year? Or perhaps you’ve done this many times before, but you want a quick refresher to brush up on the basics? We’ll help you make your mama proud with these step-by-step instructions for roasting a whole turkey. Here is our super basic, super simple, […]
Thinking about quick, easy and absolutely delicious fish soup recipe? Well, let me show you a 15-minute sun dried tomato soup with arugula and codfish… this is powerful stuff!! Any firm white fish (like haddock, tilapia, halibut) will work here.
This beautiful cake was the first time I baked with Greek yogurt and became a convert. Moist, buttery cake, fragrant with cinnamon and ginger and topped with fresh seasonal figs. It was heaven in loaf form!
Quick get all the frozen desserts made fast, we seem to be having some lovely warm weather here in Scotland this week so I intend to make the most of it while I can. Or could it possibly be that summer has arrived, na I doubt it. We even had a barbecue at the weekend […]
The taste of this spicy salad all hinges on the freshness of the ingredients used. Ideally you should source your seafood from the local fresh market, but if getting up at 3am to head out for the top pickings of the mornings catch doesn’t sound like your idea of fun, there’s always the supermarket fish […]
Good fish stock is increasingly available at seafood and other specialty markets. Buy it in small containers and store in the freezer for up to 3 months. Ingredients: 3 Tbs. olive oil 1 leek, white and light green portions, halved, washed and thinly sliced 1 small fennel bulb, trimmed and chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced […]
With warm weather finally here, it’s time to fire up the grill. My favorite thing to throw on the grill this year is a whole fish. It looks intimidating, but it is actually quite easy, and the payoff is awesome. Fish has so much more flavor when cooked whole, and you can pack in even […]
One of my friends, an avid Crossfitter who’s been on the paleo diet for around a year and a half, asked me to make her a strawberry cake for her birthday. I believe my exact response was, “Strawberry cake? In winter? Off season? No way!” To which she responded, “I eat white sugar three days […]
In this recipe, we’re using lemongrass, an ancient Southeast Asian herb, two different ways. First, we’re smashing one of the stalks, and simmering it in the coconut milk broth to infuse the dish with flavour. We’re also thinly slicing another stalk and briefly sautéing it with other aromatics (garlic, ginger and scallion). This step brings […]