Spicy Fish Cakes


I really love Thai food. Every last two weeks of January here in Vancouver, we have a Dine Out festival with participating restaurants releasing a 3-5 course menu for three different tiers of pricing, depending on how fancy the restaurant is. It’s a great way to be able to try more expensive restaurants for a fraction of the cost. Recently, I went to a more upscale Thai place and tried out their menu. I have got to say, it was the best Thai meal I’ve had, even if it may have been somewhat fusion. The used the freshest ingredients, sometimes locally sourced, and organic.

Thai food is always so rich and flavourful. The combination of the different spices, the sweet, the sour – it all melds together. I always try to pick out the flavours I’m eating. I’d like to think my palate is good, but it’s difficult sometimes! Continue reading Spicy Fish Cakes

Vegetarian Quiche


I’ve always been a lover of brunch, so I’m constantly looking for new recipes to make for lunch. Waffles has been a staple, as has been crepes. My best friend came over, and I suggested we could cook the meal at home. This time, I wanted to try my hand at quiche, since I don’t recall ever doing it on my own. Plus, who doesn’t like a good hearty quiche – packed with protein from the eggs, and wonderful veggies, and a delicious crust. Continue reading Vegetarian Quiche

Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala


I’ve been trying to come up with new food ideas for lunch to take to work each week. I always like to switch it up and have something different. This time (and since we are mid-winter), I decided to pull out my old friend, the crockpot, to make this delicious and tender chicken tikka masala.

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Chocolate Teff Porridge


I’m a little late, but Happy New Year! I hope you’re enjoying your 2015 so far. Wishing you all a great year ahead with lots of delicious food.

I know we’re already halfway through January, and I haven’t been able to keep up with my blog, but rest assured that recipes are on its way – bear with me 🙂

I’m sure some of you might still be detoxing from holiday eats. Or maybe you want to incorporate new meals. Well, I’ve got one protein-packed breakfast item for you: teff porridge. Continue reading Chocolate Teff Porridge