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…

Mini Salmon Sliders with Garlic Aioli

While holiday appetizers are often indulgent and high in calories, these Mini Salmon Sliders with Garlic Aioli are a bit on the healthier side. I always like to include a few healthy holiday appetizers every year as we can't indulge all season long. These Mini Salmon Sliders with Garlic Aioli are bite-sized and full of…

Turkey-Cranberry Holiday Strudel

This week's holiday appetizer is my Turkey-Cranberry Holiday Strudel! This recipe is so versatile that it can be served as an appetizer course for a fancy dinner OR can even be used as a recipe for holiday brunch! Read on to learn about the ingredients I used and how to make it! Red Barn Market's…

Spinach & Red Pepper Puffs

While December brings lots of excitement for the holiday season ahead, it also brings my #AppyHolidays series back to my blog! For those who are new here, #AppyHolidays is a mini blog series where I post a brand new holiday appetizer every week! This year, I am posting on Tuesdays so that means you will…

Crispy Baked Shrimp Balls

The holiday season may be marked by festive decorations, cool weather, and tasty holiday cookies. But most importantly, this season brings lots of delicious holiday appetizers! While we may not be going to big parties with friends and family this year, we can still treat ourselves with some delicious home cooked food, including my recipe…

Chicken Saltimbocca

During American Thanksgiving week, I always get a bit envious of Americans getting to celebrate the most delicious holiday of the year. Even though we had Thanksgiving just over a month ago here in Canada, I start to crave those warm and comforting Thanksgiving flavours again. So to experience those flavours without having to cook…

Vegan Kabocha Squash Curry

Seasonal squash gets a spicy twist in this recipe for Vegan Kabocha Squash Curry. Kabocha squash is simmered in a flavourful Thai Red Curry sauce with other fresh vegetables. Served with freshly steamed rice, and you have a spicy vegan recipe that is perfect for fall and winter! What is Kabocha Squash? Kabocha is a…

Smoked Gouda, Garlic & Cauliflower Soup

Soup season is here! With the days getting darker and colder, it’s the perfect time to snuggle up and have a delicious bowl of hearty soup. This Smoked Gouda, Garlic & Cauliflower Soup is comforting fall recipe in itself. However, it gets a refreshing bite with the addition of a fresh herb and crunchy garlic…

West Coast Mushroom Galette

Fall is a special time for mushroom lovers since so many varieties come into season! I use Chanterelle, Oyster and Cremini mushrooms in this delicious and seasonal recipe for my West Coast Mushroom Galette! You can forage your own mushrooms (if you have some expertise in mushroom foraging) or you can simply buy mushrooms at…

Salted Caramel Apples

Halloween is one of my favourite holidays of the year, and I can't officially celebrate it without a caramel apple. This classic combination of fresh tart apples and sweet caramel is the perfect flavour combination and is quintessential during the fall season. This year, I have decided to glam up this traditional Halloween recipe and…