Recipes

Recipes

Cheese and Scallion Scones

Cheese and Scallion Scones

LisaJul 18, 20212 min read

After a very long hiatus, I am finally finishing my culinary skills certificate at George Brown College. The culinary skills certificate is the first year of the two year culinary…

Aquafaba meringues vs egg white meringues

Aquafaba meringues vs egg white meringues

LisaOct 25, 20206 min read

What is aquafaba? Aquafaba is the liquid from cooked beans. Most of the time people think of chickpea liquid when they hear the word aquafaba but it can come from…

Closed-oven door prime rib

Closed-oven door prime rib

LisaMay 12, 20203 min read

As a person who enjoys cooking, I have been spending alot of my spare time in my kitchen during COVID-19. During the first month I was so keen and enthusiastic…

French apple cake

French apple cake

LisaApr 29, 20203 min read

Spending more time at home has given me a new appreciation of cooking from scratch. I have been making both savoury and sweet things. This week I was trying to…

How to store and freeze produce

How to store and freeze produce

LisaApr 29, 20202 min read

While being in self isolated and staying at home as much as possible, I try to limit my grocery shopping to no more than once a week. This means that…

Grocery deliveries during COVID-19 – FoodShare deliveries

Grocery deliveries during COVID-19 – FoodShare deliveries

LisaApr 22, 20203 min read

It has been six weeks since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. How the world has changed since then. I realize how many things I took for…

Making gnocchi with the Joseph Joseph helix potato ricer

Making gnocchi with the Joseph Joseph helix potato ricer

LisaApr 15, 20205 min read

It’s been just over a month since Toronto went on lockdown due to COVID-19 so I’ve been keeping myself busy with projects including a list of recipes that I’ve been…

Beyond Meat – is it healthy?

Beyond Meat – is it healthy?

LisaJan 31, 20204 min read

There has been a lot of talk about the Beyond Burger lately. It’s a plant-based protein that has been designed to look, feel and taste very similar to beef. I…

Tour de Dufflet using Bikeshare

Tour de Dufflet using Bikeshare

LisaJul 2, 20193 min read

Last year, I heard about something called Tour de Dufflet where you cycle to the various Dufflet locations and enjoy tasty treats along the way. Seeing that this is an…