Scallops with Quinoa & Thai Pea Purée

By Saturday, September 17, 2011

As I may have mentioned before, my big cousin Denise is moving in with us for four months while she does student teaching and two elementary schools in our neighbourhood. I was counting down the days until she arrived, and finally, she’s here! To truly welcome her, I decided to try some new recipes and really ...

Pea & Avocado Hummus

By Friday, September 10, 2010

It’s amazing to me that I haven’t mentioned her before, but I have a bit of an obsession with a certain very beautiful British chef: Nigella Lawson. There are many reasons why I love her. I discovered her TV show “Nigella Express” about a year ago, and was completely taken with it. Her recipes are simple, ...

Pea & Mint Soup

By Thursday, August 26, 2010

As a little girl, my Mama called me the "soup kid." Every single time we went out for lunch, supper, whatever, I ordered soup. I didn't care what kind, I just ordered it. I also always remember having soup for lunch after church on Sundays. In addition, soups were the first things I learned to ...