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 […]
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 […]
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.