Category Archives: appetizer

slave-free tomatoes + a recipe for you

Our tomato plants are getting bigger. We’re enjoying that iconic taste of summer more often now with a bit ofView full post »

peachy corn succotash tacos with lentils + basil slaw

These healthy tacos with fresh sweet corn, juicy peaches and basil are a culmination of many thoughts of dreamy summerView full post »

raw chard salad rolls with spicy mango sauce

I find that getting back from New York is always a bit heavy. I have a hard time psyching myself up to leave and getView full post »

healthy, summer feeling: broccoli, basil + avocado toss

The celebration of Queen Victoria’s birthday translates to a long weekend, big time summer kickoff around here.View full post »

green goddess pizza + broccoli stem pesto

I needed a bit of goddess-y feeling in my life lately. Had a weird, mega busy week that was ample in frantic runningView full post »

farro with grilled endives + white beans

I inadvertently took a week off from this little spot, oops. But I’ve made up for it with 287438634972 wordsView full post »

earliest spring panzanella + green stuff

Bold claim: classic panzanella is my favourite salad ever. Juicy summer tomatoes, pungent vinaigrette, tons of freshView full post »

spicy tempeh empanadas

I get overwhelmed sometimes. Not in a debilitating way, just in a mind-racing, go read 20 books and a jillion webView full post »

frites with dip + simple food

Guys, I love french fries. When we’re at a place that takes pride in their little, crispy, golden batons ofView full post »

garlic greens + olive tartine

I’ve gotten into the same conversation a bunch of times about my preference for locally procured food. It goesView full post »

grilled butternut and radicchio pizza + trials

This recipe kind of came to be out of spite. I originally intended to offer up a seasonal and sweet little pumpkinView full post »

bloody mary salad + caesars?

Tomatoes have been on for a while and I couldn’t be happier. I know everyone goes gaga over the heirlooms (theView full post »

grilled/roasted fennel + quinoa crunch salad

Rather recently, I was talking to the man in my life about how my day went, happenings, weather… you know, smallView full post »

sweet chili eggplant + arugula toss

Oh have I got a good one here! This dish is smoky, sweet, spicy, crunchy-salty, a touch bitter and a little fresh atView full post »

garlic scape dressing

Beautiful, local lettuces and garlic scapes are everywhere right now. They all taste so fresh, sweet and mineral-y.View full post »