Pear and Walnut Salad

I love salads all year round, but like most people I make them more often in the spring and summer. I like to incorporate fruit in salads, as I find it makes them more of a meal and adds a lovely flavour and freshness to them. This is a lovely salad for spring or autumn Read More…

Love Your Leftovers – Spicy Chicken Nan Bread ‘Pizzas’

I wrote last Friday about Spicy Mango Chicken, a delicious new recipe I developed, and I promised to publish a recipe for the leftovers ‘soon’. Well, I don’t know where this week has gone, and I’m sorry I’ve taken so long to do it, but here it is (finally!) But before I share the recipe, Read More…

Beef and Barley Stew

My Mom always made the most amazing stews. In fact, my Dad bought her one of those special clay pots that were so popular back in the 1970’s, and she used to love using it. Mom often put pearl barley in her stews, both to ‘stretch’ the meat and to give the stew flavour. I Read More…

Easy Veggie French Bread Pizza

I’m not going to mention brand names, but there are definitely some French bread pizzas out there in your grocer’s freezer cabinet. Thing is, I can promise they don’t taste as good as my recipe, and they cost more. And that is before we begin to talk about the things those brands add to their Read More…

Spicy Mango Chicken

My family is funny with spicy food. My husband loves a good Indian curry, but really isn’t into Mexican food at all. My son and I adore Mexican food, but curry? Well, not so much. The ones we do like are milder. My son likes coconutty, fruity Korma but me, I prefer to keep fruit Read More…