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Hello My Name Is… Strawberry

In honour of the Canada Day long weekend, a simple preparation. Cheesecake Strawberries 1 pint local strawberries ½ cup spreadable cream cheese 1/3 cup icing sugar (to taste) 2 Tbsp orange liqueur or orange flower water or 2 drops orange extract Rinse berries. Slice off the hull, allowing the strawberries to sit upright. Cut a […]

Hello My Name Is… Apricot

A weekly instalment of what’s seasonal. Cherries are a seasonal treat, yet their price means that they remain a splurge. I can’t imagine doing anything other than enjoying the plump, juicy fruit unadulterated. Which would leave me with nothing to write about. Instead, I’ve decided to focus on apricots. Granted, apricots aren’t exactly local, but […]

Hello My Name Is… Radish

A weekly instalment of what’s seasonal. When it comes to radishes, I like to keep things simple. And raw. No braised radish with rabbit quenelles for me.  This post is more of a reminder to eat radishes than a recipe, per se. Radishes are available and inexpensive year round.  It’s easy to forget that they […]

Hello My Name Is… Green Bean

Every Saturday, check in to find out WTF is in season and WTF to do with all that local goodness. So the good news is that this bean salad is a stunner. The bad news? You probably don’t have hazelnut oil kicking around and therefore this recipe will give you sticker shock. Hazelnut oil is […]

Hello My Name Is… Rhubarb

Every Saturday, check in to find out WTF is in season and WTF to do with all that local goodness. When I was very young, my neighbour had a rhubarb patch in her backyard and she taught me how to sit on the front stoop with a small bowlful of sugar and dip a stalk […]