Vegetable Spring Rolls

To celebrate Lunar New Year, I am serving up lots of delicious dishes for this big day, including one of my most favourite¬† recipes: Vegetable Spring Rolls! These crispy golden cylinders are filled with delicious (and vegetarian) filling made of cabbage, carrots, scallions, woodear mushrooms, thin rice noodles and some key sauces and oils. You…

Five Spice Pork Belly with Rhubarb Compote

Rhubarb is such a diverse plant that does not always have to be used in sweet dishes. Its bitterness can work in a variety of recipes and can really enhance the flavours of other ingredients. My Five Spice Pork Belly with Rhubarb Compote combines sweet, savoury and spicy flavours to make a truly unique summer recipe.…

Pea & Pesto Risotto with Fried Poached Eggs

This Pea & Pesto Risotto is spring in a bowl! This creamy risotto is made with sweet green peas tons of Parmesan cheese to add a wonderful creaminess. The risotto is topped with fresh pesto, pea shoots, and a fried poached egg for extra decadence. Read on down below to see how to make this…

Pan-Fried Pork Buns

My recipe for Pan-Fried Pork Buns has been tested multiple times in our house over the past few months (with no complaints!). I am so happy that I can finally bring the perfected recipe to you! Although these Pan-Fried Pork Buns are not traditionally served for Lunar New Year, I just had to include them…

Baked Lingcod with Chimichurri

This recipe for Baked Lingcod with Chimichurri is my new favourite quick and healthy meal! It is packed full of protein, flavour and healthy ingredients. It is the perfect recipe of you are looking to eat healthy... plus it won't break the bank! Local BC Lingcod Lingcod is native to the northeastern Pacific and are…

Spicy Mussels in Tomato Sauce

In Italian households, seafood is typically served on Christmas Eve in a celebration known as the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Tons of different seafood is served including shrimp, mollusks, octopus and fin fish. But you don't need to be Italian to enjoy this meal, nor do you have to eat it on Christmas Eve!…

Maltese Stuffed Artichokes

Of all the delicious spring vegetables that are in season right now, the gorgeous globe artichoke is one of my favourites. A filling made with bread, garlic, oregano, black olives, and parsley is stuffed between the leaves of whole artichokes and is steamed with yellow potatoes until tender. Topped off with lots of olive oil…

Sausage, Kale & White Bean Soup

I am sharing a one-pot recipe for Sausage, Kale and White Bean Soup. This recipe is simple to make and uses fresh and local ingredients. Plus, it comes together in less than one hour, so this is a perfect meal for any night of the week! Recipe developed by Melissa (@seasonserveblog) and Amy (@figscheeseandchampignon) in…