Roasted Potato Salad with Grilled Onions

Roasted Potato Salad

This roasted potato salad is a nice alternative to typical potato salad. Roasting the potatoes elevates this salad and the fresh herbs and parmesan give it a bistro-style flair. Continue reading

Spaghetti with Tomato Water, Basil and Garlic

Pasta with Tomato Water, Basil, and Garlic

How can you resist a plate of glistening pasta like this? The buttery tomato sauce wraps itself around the warm pasta like a big ol’ hug. Continue reading

Cream Cheese with Apricot Chipotle Spread

Chipotle-Apricot Cream Cheese SpreadThis spicy jam topped appetizer was introduced to me by Lorena, our friend from Oaxaca. She was visiting Vancouver a couple of summers ago with her husband Sal and family and we got together with them and our friends often. Continue reading

Marinated Buffalo Mozzarella and Tomato

IMG_6607.JPGThese marinated tomatoes with buffalo mozzarella ask to be scooped onto a nice chunk of crusty bread and devoured. Continue reading

Red Wine Sangria

IMG_6536.JPGAlthough summer’s almost over, it’s not too late to make a batch of red wine sangria. Continue reading

Asparagus and Pea Risotto

Asparagus and Pea Risotto

This asparagus risotto has a simple and fresh flavour. The earthy nuttiness of the parmesan goes really well with the spring vegetables, even though it’s summer. Continue reading

Coco-Mojito

Coconut mojitoOne of summer’s most refreshing cocktails gets kicked up a notch with the addition of mint in the simple syrup and a splash of coconut rum. Continue reading

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