Summer Tomato & Rosemary Focaccia

One of the best ways to tell that summer is here (other than the heat) is all the fresh garden produce that is available. Iโ€™m so happy to see fresh cucumber, zucchini, beans, figs, and my all time favourite: tomatoes! You canโ€™t beat sweet, juicy and incredibly flavourful, summer tomatoes! Whether they are red tomatoes,…

What to Eat at the Richmond Night Market

Every summer, millions of people make their way to enjoy the Richmond Night Market. This world-famous international night market is the largest in North America and is well known for the delicious international food and fun carnival entertainment. It's a great way to spend a summer evening with your friends, family, or even a date!…

Steak Salad with Roasted Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

Summer is the best time of the year to eat the many varieties of tomatoes that are out there-whether they are cherry tomatoes, beefsteak, heirloom, zebra... the list goes on and on! Those sweet, juicy, plump colourful gems taste absolutely delicious after ripening outside under the sun. This gives them a deep and rich tomato…

What’s In Season: Early Summer

Summertime is officially here and that means lots of new, bright, and fresh fruits and veggies will be making their appearance in our gardens and shopping carts once again. Early summer is marked by berry season here in British Columbia. Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and Saskatoon berries have been bursting out of the ground (or are…

Couscous Salad with Grilled Halloumi

With fall being just around the corner, our outdoor BBQ and grilling days are numbered. I know when December and January rolls around, I am really going to be missing hanging out on the patio and eating grilled chicken, burgers and grilled veggies. So in these last few weeks of prime BBQ and grilling season,…