Hello Autumn Equinox! I’m so glad that you are here. September has been my favourite month of the year as long as I could remember. There is something special about it in my part of the world. The weather comes in like a lamb and leaves like a lion. One day it’s high summer, the next . . .
A tequila lime watermelon granita, pasta with summer herb pesto and peas, finished with a salted chocolate and caramel pavlova for a quick and easy summer lunch that impresses. Where has the summer gone? I admit it has been a while in between drinks. The last couple of months have been . . .
A classic cheese risotto that serves as a blank canvas for any variety of ingredients. Pictured here with pesto and crème fraîche. The weather that summer was so much hotter than I was used to in Vancouver. The heat shimmered off the streets and I needed my second shower of the day by . . .
Pork & Red Wine Ragu When I was twenty-three years old, I spent a semester studying Art History in Italy. Or rather, I spent a summer sitting in crowded cafes drinking prosecco until 5:00 in the morning, and cruising through the Tuscan countryside on a moped with a long-haired Italian artist . . .