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Nordic Nut Bread (Paleo Bread)

Saturday, 12 August 2017 by

Nordic Nut Bread Ingredients: 5 oz (100 g) sunflower seeds 5 oz (100 g) pumpkin seeds 5 oz (100 g) whole almonds 5 oz (100 g) walnuts 5 oz (100 g) linseed (flax seed is linseed) 5 oz (90 g) sesame seeds white poppy seed 5 oz (100 g) water 2 tsp salt 5 eggs

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Chicken Pot Pie

Friday, 28 July 2017 by

  Filling ingredients: 2 tbls butter mixed with ¼ cup flour – keep aside 1 tbls cornstarch mixed with ½ cup milk – keep aside   1 onion diced 1 carrot diced 1 celery stalk diced 1 huge potato cubed 2 cups raw chicken diced, mixed with 1 tbls Worcestershire sauce and seasoned with salt

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Pork Vindaloo

Friday, 30 June 2017 by

  Not for the faint of heart. Try this hot and spicy dish this summer. You’ll discover new taste buds that you didn’t know existed. The marriage between the Indian spices and Portuguese way of marinating meat with wine and garlic is the creation of this delectable dish called (Carne de vinha d’alhos) literally meaning

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“Bunica’s Tomatoes is an all too familiar story of a plant growing from a seed into a majestic fruit-bearing tree. The story is set in a rustic Transylvanian village where time is preserved. A six-year-old girl witnesses the growing process with her three-year-old brother, as told by their watchful, yet loving and fun grandmother. The

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Nonsense

Saturday, 29 April 2017 by

An old golden book.   Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines nonsense as, “words or language having no meaning or conveying no intelligible ideas; language, conduct, or an idea that is absurd or contrary to good sense; an instance of absurd action. Nonsense has correct grammatical composition and spelling; however, the words are not put together in a

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  It is free to dream   I can dream… of anything, I do not want to take my dreams to the grave; I will achieve them while I can, I will leave my legacy, my name, and my success.   I can be whomever I want, I can be a swashbuckling princess of a

The coldest month of the year!

Monday, 27 February 2017 by

Does this picture conjure up longing memories of a warm day at an island beach? In fact, this picture could have been easily taken on a tropical beach. This is Lake Ontario, yesterday. If only the water was clean and warm… So February turned out not to be so cold after all. We broke records

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Wintry Sewing

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 by

  2017 started with busyness carved right into it. Days were dingy, long and never ending. Somehow I found myself at my sewing machine again in January, something I wasn’t going to do this winter. I tapped into my creative outlet and spun out a pajama pants and two aprons. The retro look for my

St. Nicholas Day

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 by

“Tommy ran to the kitchen. He dropped his mum’s pan and toppled a chair. He had gathered his rag and shoe brush. Next he ran to the mudroom. “Tommy, what are you up to?” asked mum. But Tommy was too busy cleaning his boots. He cleaned it and brushed it until he could see his

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Suji Biscuits

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 by

    It just so happened that I had a jar of ghee tucked away in my pantry, a gift from my mum on her visit to India last year. What better use than to make Suji biscuits as it’s called. I did have a nostalgic moment upon tasting them.   Ingredients: 300 g durum wheat

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