We experienced a heatwave here in Vancouver at the beginning of July! I love the sun so the warm days welcomed by me, but it also meant trying to keep the house as cool as possible and not using the oven. This also encouraged me to create a few new cold summer salads and side […]
Archives for July 2015
Do you have a time of the day when you have an insatiable need to snack? This “hungry hour” in our home is 3:00-4:00 pm. Adam arrives home from work, Lhasa wakes up from her nap, and the big girls are just ready to eat, eat, eat! The dangerous thing about this time is that it’s […]
Socca, also known as Farinata, is a specialty of southeastern French cuisine. The primary ingredients create a runny batter of chickpea flour, water and olive oil. Traditionally socca is seasoned generously with black pepper, cut into irregular triangles, and eaten with the fingers while still hot.
For Father’s day, the girls, and I bought Adam a portable grill, and what a fantastic gift it turned out to be! We have enjoyed several picnics at the beach; nothing better than fresh food cooked off the grill, and kids running around happily in the sunshine!