Just like that, in a blink of a sunglass-covered eye, summer has come and gone. And what a brilliant summer it was at that! For my family, it’s been a wonderful few months of growth, change, and fun. Camping, sunsets, lake swims, backcountry adventures, books, laughter, sunshine, love, and of course, lots of great eats!
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 […]
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 […]
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.