Category Fruit

My Canadian Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Before you turn away from this post and say, why would I make a barbecue sauce with blueberries?  Aren’t they too sweet? Isn’t blue the wrong colour for barbecue sauce?  And my favourite complaint from my husband, I don’t like fruit sauces on my dinner.  Well, finding this recipe, Blueberry BBQ Chicken,  intrigued me for […]

Spicy Thai Mango Salad

Have you ever eaten at a restaurant and tried something so delicious that you wanted to make it at home?  This recipe is from one of those situations.  Ordered a delicious mango salad last weekend and I wanted to emulate it….immediately! Mangos are a delicious tropical fruit, sometimes a bit of a challenge to prepare […]

Hamantashen – And now for something completely different

It’s Purim time again and it’s the most festive Jewish holiday of the year.  Lots of partying and celebrating and lots of food.  The story of Purim is told through the reading of the ‘Megillah’, the Book of Esther and recounts the heroism of Queen Esther, a Jewish woman who was married to King Achashverosh, […]

Summer Berries with Mint-infused Syrup

It’s a warmer than usual sunny day in August. The farmers markets are filled with locally picked berries. And so are all the supermarkets and produce stores. All the recipes for muffins, loaves and desserts look so inviting but….it’s a warmer than usual sunny day in August. Let’s serve the berries as naked as possible […]