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Recipe: Summer Skewers

Here’s an easy BBQ recipe for Summer Skewers. Cut into cubes, desired veggies (like zucchini,eggplant, onions and mushrooms), fruits (like pineapples and/or watermelons).  Optional:  tofu and/or shrimp (marinated in soy sauce, chilli sauce, black bean sauce) Skew the cubes onto skewers and drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper and BBQ. Enjoy with a nice cold beer (such … Continue reading

Recipe: Cardamom Cake

This is one of my favourite cake recipes handed down to me from my Mother.  It’s the Elachi (Cardamom) cake…a spongy cake that’s great for tea parties or rainy days. Ingredients: 2 Cups All Purpose Flour 1/2 Tsp Cardamom crushed 1/2 Tsp Nutmeg crushed 1/4 Tsp Salt 2 Tsp Baking Powder 1 Cup Sugar 1/4 Cup … Continue reading

Recipe: Waffles

I’m so happy to know that I’m not the only one who loves peanut butter on waffles.  Alycia from Crowley Party does, too and has this amazing waffle recipe that she shared on her blog. I can’t wait to try this! Leavitt’s Waffles3 cups flour5 tsp baking powder1 tsp salt2 TBSP sugar4 large eggs2 1/4 … Continue reading

Recipe: Spicy Baked Tilapia

Okay, here’s my latest favourite tilapia recipe. Inspired by Olivado’s Lemon Zest Avocado Oil! Nyum nyum. Ingredients: 8 frozen or fresh tilapia fillets Enough lemon juice to wash and lightly coat the fillets 2 tbsp Olivado’s Lemon Zest Avocado Oil (or any lemon infused oil or olive oil) 2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp turmeric … Continue reading


It’s called “Hembakat är Bäst” (Homemade is Best) Love the food styling and photography. Via todayandtomorrow.net

Bricks + Cornish hens

I’ve been busy BUT have plenty of reviews coming up next week, stay tuned. Last night I went to a friend’s birthday dinner at Cafe Cinquecento and had the BRICK PRESSED CORNISH HEN (full review with pics coming soon). That inspired me to look up recipes! Like this one. And this. Have you ever made … Continue reading

How to etc

I’ve been swamped at work and with photography stuff (that I can’t wait to share with you!) and haven’t been able to post as frequently as I’d like. Also, in the last couple of days we went to The Wine Bar, Jump (again) and The Host and I can’t wait to share my reviews with … Continue reading

Zucchini Chocolate Orange Cake

I made this cake for a work potluck, recently.  It’s a super easy recipe (considering it was baked at nearly 1am) with an extremely (if I do say so, myself!) yummy result!   I found this on Allrecipes.com, which seriously makes you wonder:  do people even bother with cookbooks anymore?  What I love about Allrecipes are the ‘reviews/modifications’ by … Continue reading

It’s a green, fresh, organic recession!

We’ve all heard the words GREEN, FRESH, ORGANIC and RECESSION used countless times in the last few months….I’ve just decided to put them all together in one sentence to get it out of the way. With our economy having taken such a downturn as we’ve now come to accept, I would like to do some things … Continue reading

Xmas Cookies!

We had a cookie-exchange at work right before the Christmas break, and I made these cookies because they’re tried, tested and true. It’s a delicious (and low-cal) cookie recipe from Cooking Light – by Alice Medrich. These are easy to make, very chewy and chocolately and reminiscent of Subway (Eat Fresh) chocolate cookies. For added … Continue reading