Tweet Created in the 1600s, cribbage has survived through centuries as an incredibly popular game in the English speaking world. I was able to learn this game some time ago (with much expletives and glaring — due to the math element), and have enjoyed it … Read More →
Category Archives: salad
Tweet Greenery. Time and time again, I resort back to it. Even more so when I am home, and my mother concours with my longing for broccoli. Relying on the simple tastes of roasted vegetables is a luxury of the western world, due to the … Read More →
Tweet There is something about olives, and any dish that incorporates them. Using the overbearingly salty, briny and yet slightly sweet and savory fruit produces fantastic effects in meals if properly mixed with more subtle flavors. I decided that olives were in order on Friday. … Read More →
roasted asparagus and beet salad with smoked salmon and goat cheese coulis: skipping through the day.
Tweet It is November. Yes, the cold month. The month where the ski hills open and Christmas decorations show up abnormally early in stores. Yet yesterday due to, of all things, weather, I felt the urge to make a warm salad. There is something about … Read More →
TweetSo, shock of all shocks, a true caprese salad doesn’t have balsamic vinegar drizzled on it. But when has staying true to a recipe ever stopped me from cooking? Besides, what is a true caprese salad nowadays? The ones that are commonly known are covered … Read More →
fresh watercress salad with sweet balsamic vinaigrette: only found at a vancouver market of farmers.
Tweet I love a slow day. Work wasn’t, but my lunch was. As I meandered through the crowded hot streets of Granville, I came upon my favorite buskers the Sons of Granville. They are often playing between West Georgia Street and Robson Street, and have … Read More →
Tweet It was a long day yesterday, mostly because my body thought it was night for most of the morning. The beginning of my weekday-wake-up-routine before I go to work is this: blearily open my eyes, roll off the edge of the bed, throw myself … Read More →
Tweet I arrived at my auntie Jen’s door yesterday to find a box of fresh goodness waiting for me. She’s heading off to her other house in the land of Nova full of Scotians, so she was passing along the produce she wouldn’t use before … Read More →
Tweet It was a girl’s night last evening. I had the pleasure of sitting down, in White Rock, with friends to just be, well, a girl. It was a night filled with all the giggling, the stories, and juxtaposition of serious discussions and completely frivilous … Read More →
TweetI can already hear the cries of derision and distaste (not to mention the pitchforks being dusted off and torches lit) that will erupt from some of your lips with this statement: last night, I made lamb. And dang, it was tasty – this comment … Read More →
Tweet I love breakfast places. I have to say, the Nice Cafe might become one of my favorites. Tucked away off of Main St. on 8th Ave., it is a charming brick-walled establishment with the smells of the-best-kind-of-Saturday-mornings wafting out of its doors. I sat … Read More →
orange grilled chicken on grape walnut salad with balsamic reduction: cooling protien for a full night.
Tweet A wonderful night was preceded by a marvelous day. Not only was it sunny but friendship abounded throughout my day. I had lunch with Jeff, the theology student from church, at Nuba – lovely food there, however, the walk is a bit interesting past … Read More →
roasted beet, prosciutto, pear and goat cheese salad with a citrus vinegrette. a light ending to a heavy week.
Tweet There is nothing like a slightly warm, yet light salad, drizzled in a sweet tangy sauce to offset the earthiness of the vegetables. Anyone who knows me, whether acquaintance or good friend, knows my love of salad. I crave it everyday, and this day … Read More →