Before we get started, I’d like to confess that I have NEVER made a “real” Carbonara. The creaminess of this pasta traditionally comes from egg yolks. From what I’ve researched, there is always bacon or pancetta and parmesan cheese is a MUST. While googling carbonara the question “is spaghetti carbonara good for you?” popped up… Continue reading Avocado Carbonara
Hallelujah, I found a fish that even non-fish eaters like! Blackened catfish. The spices are so potent and heavenly that even the most avid non-fish eaters will love this. Who doesn’t like a crispy, salty, spicy piece of protein anyway? You could use blackening spice on a shoe and it would taste good. I like… Continue reading Blackened Catfish and Maque Choux
Every once and a while it’s fun to ditch what you’re familiar with and try something completely new. About a year ago my friends and I got together and had a Peruvian themed dinner party. We all made a dish and got to taste some food and flavours that we didn’t get a chance to… Continue reading Banh Mi, Baby!
‘Twas American Thanksgiving this past weekend and my friend Carla decided to throw a Thanksgiving party seeing as our friends never get to spend the holidays together because we’re too busy with family. Carla made the amazing turkey (a happy turkey!) and SIX PIES (2 apple, 2 pumpkin, 2 pecan) and the guests were in… Continue reading Thanksgiving Vegducken
Hello sweet treasures! I made so many delicious meals this week it’s hard to choose a winner. Just like it must have been hard to choose the winners at the Canadian Comedy Awards this past Sunday. I had the honour of being nominated for “Best Female Stand-up”. I didn’t win, BUT I had a blast… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken: Two Ways
Hello! I don’t mean to brag but I’ve really out done myself this week. I made food that I’ve never made before and it turned out better than I could have imagined. I am currently in Ottawa, writing this blog from my mother’s old Toshiba laptop. I’m not used to it so I keep making… Continue reading Peruvian Party