Curry Shrimp Tacos with Bell Pepper Salsa

By Friday, October 31, 2014

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! How often is Halloween on a Friday or Saturday? Not very often, at least in my recent memory. But then again it was probably last year and I am completely oblivious and have the attention span of an ant (or so My Other Half says). As I’ve mentioned pretty much every year since I began ...

Shrimp, Mango, Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Curry

By Friday, March 21, 2014

Ol’ faithful. I think Nigella Lawson is a huge reason why I fell in love with cooking in the first place. Yeah, I had my days at the Rose & Kettle Tearoom, but after school in second year university, I would always watch Nigella Express (her TV show). Like most people, I was totally seduced by ...

Curry Shrimp Tacos

By Sunday, January 15, 2012

This post has been updated with new photography as of October 2014! What I’m about to say might sound bad for someone who claims she’s a “culinarian”, but it’s the truth. One of the meals I get the most excited for are ground beef tacos. I’m talking about the store-bought Old El Paso packages you can whip up ...

Chickpea & Swiss Chard Curry

By Thursday, February 10, 2011

So my last post was about Double Baked Garlic Shrimp, which although it renewed my Canadian Living support, it did not blow me away. This recipe, on the other hand, completely knocked my socks off. Chickpea and Swiss Chard Curry Chickpea and Swiss Chard Curry. It’s heavenly. Riddled with flavour, juice, texture and spice. You don’t ...

Green Prawn Curry

By Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Family dinner with green curry I come from a pretty awesome family of cooks. Nothing professional or trained, but excellent, self-taught cooks. My paternal grandmother is the text-book British housewife, making traditional favourites all the time. My maternal grandfather (and former stand-up comedian) has always loved entertaining, and was a fantastic cook and host in ...

Easy Indian: Madras Shrimp

By Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Whenever I go home to Halifax, Mama makes me cook for the family. It’s partly because I always make something new and interesting (and obviously delicious), but also because she probably enjoys the break from meal-preparation (Daddy doesn’t cook unless it’s on the BBQ… he just does the dishes. Pretty good system, actually). My wonderful ...