This paella is a colourful medley of vegetables, rice, and beans, infused with saffron, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, and a hint of sweetness from raisins. It’s a Moroccan spiced meal bursting with flavours, topped with fresh cilantro, crushed chilli peppers, and crunchy sliced almonds.
It’s February and us British Columbians have been dealing with our usual winter weather. Rain, rain, and more rain, followed by clouds, and gray, and blah. It comes part and parcel with our beautiful West Coast Province, and in general I’m pretty content with it. It’s just that we get a whole lot of rainy […]
When I’m stuck for a dinner idea, I sometimes ask my oldest son Matti what we should have. He always asks me first if it’s Tuesday, if it is then he excitedly shouts “Taco Tuesday”. Not only is it fun to say, but I think he really enjoys building his own taco creation and how messy […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!