Fruits, Vegetables and other Produce

  • eggplant

Eggplant

By |July 19th, 2020|0 Comments

By Ellen Kelly The eggplant, or aubergine, was once thought to be poisonous. This striking fruit (more specifically, and botanically, a berry) was initially greeted with much apprehension. I guess [...]

  • Cauliflower Hummus

Roasted Cauliflower Hummus

By |July 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Roasted cauliflower hummus is the perfect blend of sophisticated taste and guilt-free snackage. Substituting roasted cauliflower for the traditional chickpeas makes it a low-carb option and adds a depth of [...]

  • Rhubarb Charlotte

Rhubarb Charlotte

By |June 16th, 2020|2 Comments

For spring and summer ­— from warm cobblers to layered trifles, gelled panna cottas and syllabubs, there’s something satisfying about a pudding beyond the kind that comes out of a [...]

  • Stone Fruit Flummery

Stone Fruit Flummery

By |June 10th, 2020|2 Comments

Photos and story by Julie Van Rosendaal For spring and summer ­— from warm cobblers to layered trifles, gelled panna cottas and syllabubs, there’s something satisfying about a pudding beyond [...]

  • Onion Tart

Onion Tart

By |June 5th, 2020|0 Comments

More often than not I’m cooking what I have on hand rather than going on a special shopping trip for ingredients. This is why onions, carrots, potatoes, squash, cabbage and [...]

Raspberries

By |May 29th, 2020|0 Comments

It may be jumping the gun a bit, but right now I say we need some of the inimitable magic that only comes from a raspberry. Here on the prairies, [...]

  • Hummus by Chef Liana Robberecht

Best Hummus Ever

By |March 26th, 2020|0 Comments

By Chef Liana Robberecht Hummus is a dip or spread, made from dried or canned chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice, garlic and other flavours. A popular Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dish, hummus is [...]

  • Spring's Asparagus

Spring’s Asparagus

By |March 13th, 2020|0 Comments

WHAT'S FRESH THIS SEASON | FRESH MARKET By now, I’m sure we’re all a little frantic for anything local, preferably fresh and green. Spring officially starts on March 21 (a cruel joke, if [...]

  • Berry Grunt | Photo Credit Julie Van Rosendaal

Berry Grunt

By |February 18th, 2020|1 Comment

Dumplings, in their many forms, have helped feed communities around the world affordably for almost as long as people have been eating. Created as a filling, economical means of using up all kinds of [...]

  • Simply Citrus

Simply Citrus

By |February 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Sadly, fresh and local gets a little thin on the ground this time of year. Luckily, we are saved by imported sunshine in the clever guise of seasonal citrus, most [...]

  • illustration of parsnip and pear soup

Parsnip and Pear Soup

By |November 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Parsnip and Pear Soup Just because parsnips are related to carrots doesn’t mean they can go in the kids’ lunches or on a crudité platter. It’s only after they have been thoroughly cooked that [...]

  • poached pears

Poached Pears

By |November 15th, 2019|0 Comments

After a cool wet summer followed by a far too early cold and snowy fall, we should be completely inured to the reality of an Alberta winter. Put the reverie [...]