Archive | August, 2010

Reincarnation of the Pepper

8 Aug

I love roasted peppers and I love the process of roasting them. I bought some beautiful peppers at Vancouver’s Trout Lake Farmer’s market recently and I could think of no better destiny for them. Continue reading

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Albóndigas

8 Aug

Shortly after we returned from Spain, Super G gave me a gift of Phaidon’s The Book of Tapas, by Ines & Simone Ortega which delighted me to no end.  Continue reading

Eggplant, Goat Cheese & Tomato Stacks with Basil Oil

4 Aug

This is a recipe that I found on my iPhone’s epicurious app…which I love by the way. My favourite part is the built-in shopping list feature that allows you to check off the items as you shop or even email them to your honey to buy for you.

I came into some basil recently via some props for a  photo shoot we did for a client so it was great to put it to good use in this dish Continue reading

Trout Lake Market Bounty

4 Aug

Embarrassing for a picnic planner to admit really, but I had never been to Vancouver’s Trout Lake Farmer’s market. I usually do Yoga on Saturday mornings so had never found myself in the right place at the right time.  So this weekend, with some picnics in mind, I decided to break with tradition and take a wander through. My mum, her friend Mrs. B and my friend the ‘Funburger’ were in tow.  Needless to say nature’s bounty was much on display and we ended up with some lovely things for my BC Day picnic. Continue reading

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