Every Friday I get the same text from Adam. It’s usually the word Friday, all in capitals with many exclamation marks after it. After a long workweek for Adam, and a busy week for me as Mom, chef, chauffeur, and teacher we are ready for some down time! So after a fun evening with the […]
Archives for August 2015
Gomae is a Japanese spinach salad that can be served warm or cold. Traditionally the cooked spinach is mixed with sesame paste, soy sauce, and sugar. Some western restaurants use a peanut sauce rather than sesame paste, or a combination of both. The first time I tried gomae at a Japanese restaurant, I was a […]
Isn’t it beautiful? The color of summer’s harvest, so fresh and vibrant. I’m a sucker for all things local, and colorful, so when I saw these beautiful little summer patty pan squashes at my favorite farm market I had to add them to my already heavily loaded cart. Later that day, I had to make […]
No summer is complete without the enjoyment of homemade ice cold fudgsicles! I enjoy fruit filled popsicles, but fudgsicles are like chocolate ice cream on a stick. So creamy, with a rich chocolatey flavour, such a delicious refreshing treat on a hot day.