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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Samosa

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Samosa

I love hand held food, especially when it’s filling enough to fuel my body as well as these samosas. These little pastries are pack full of buttery leeks, spiced sweet potatoes and hearty black beans. Making them a great snack or addition to a meal. […]

Herb & Goat Cheese Ball

Herb & Goat Cheese Ball

Goat cheese is such a great type of cheese. It is delicious all on it’s own, and it can be dressed up for even the fanciest of meals. It is always a go to on my list of recipes for when I am short on […]

3 Cheese Ravioli

3 Cheese Ravioli

Ravioli and stuffed pastas have been one of my favourite foods since I was a kid. There’s just something so fun about tiny little pasta parcels full of cheeses and meats. Learning to make my own therefore was a very exciting time. Homemade ravioli doesn’t […]

Ricotta Pancakes

Ricotta Pancakes

Something about the weather getting colder has me craving pancakes. These ricotta pancakes are so light and fluffy, and not overly sweet; exactly what the doctor ordered. We also happened to have some bananas in the fridge, and honestly when you have an opportunity for […]

Fresh Pasta

Fresh Pasta

Making pasta dough from scratch is really fun. It’s a great way to spend a quiet afternoon, and the dough is also very simple. If you’ve never tried making it before it is well worth giving it a shot. Nothing makes your homemade Italian dishes […]

Fresh Ricotta

Fresh Ricotta

It’s time for another adventure in cheese making! Ricotta cheese is another perfect example of a beginners cheese. This recipe is smooth, thick and creamy, and just so delicious. Enjoy it on crackers, whipped up with herbs, in pasta dishes, on toast with tomatoes or […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Do you ever just wake up and realize you NEED peanut butter cookies? Me too. Phew, glad you agree. These cookies are soft and chewy, and simply loaded with chocolate chunks. They aren’t too sweet and have just the right amount of peanutty goodness. If […]

Herby Shortbread Cookies

Herby Shortbread Cookies

Edible flowers are really fun to grow alongside your veggies and herbs. Calendula flowers have a gorgeous lemony flavour that can lend itself to all kinds of sweet and savoury dishes. It is particularly well paired in baked goods with a big collection of herbs […]

Salmon & Pesto Pizza

Salmon & Pesto Pizza

It’s Friday night, and that means, Pizza Time! Topped with some gorgeous summer flavours and ready for a relaxing evening. Since it’s Summer, it’s time to be cooking your pizzas outdoors when possible. You don’t even need a pizza oven if you don’t have the […]

Drying Chamomile for Tea

Drying Chamomile for Tea

Chamomile tea is the quintessential relaxation drink. After a long, stressful day, there’s really nothing quite like cuddling up under a blanket with a warm mug of chamomile tea. (And maybe a cat of dog to pet) This wonderful little flower is such a great […]