Sopa de Avena

Sopa de Avena, translated as Oatmeal Soup, is a very popular Columbian dish. Just as oatmeal offers comfort for cold mornings when paired with cinnamon and brow...

Farm-to-Table Frittata

This is a truly challenging time of year to embrace the whole local eating, farm-to-table concept. Most of our local soil has been frozen for a few months, and ...
Caramelized Pork Belly Recipe and Photos by Emily Tanaka00002

Ginger and Honey Caramelized Pork Belly

There are many delicious ways to prepare pork belly, but this is by far my favourite. This is my simplified take on Char Siu, or Chinese BBQ Pork. This succulen...

Gluten-free Mocha Pudding Cake

I cannot profess to have found many gluten-free recipes that I truly enjoy, but this one is a definite exception. If you have chosen the gluten-free life (or, y...

How to Make An Exquisite Charcuterie Board

’Tis the season for indulging in some exquisite charcuterie boards.  It’s easy to put a bunch of meat, cheese and crackers on a tray, but creating a truly eleva...

Cranberry and Clementine Pandoro Trifle

Eek! It’s hard to believe that Christmas has arrived already! But here we are. With all of the last minute errands and shopping to be be done, who has time to w...

“Grown-Up” Hot Chocolate Verrine

Verrines are all the rage in appetizers right now.  They’re simply a small, appetizer-sized portion of food that can be layered in a glass so that you can see t...