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Urban Foraging

Hello fellow foragers.  It has been a long hot summer and my cooking is light these days.   I had the opportunity to join an expert forager into the woods of urban Ottawa to learn about edible plants.   It was a fascinating learning experience in a hiking area just ten minutes from my home. […]

Street Food & Markets, Israel Style

My husband and I had the pleasure of attending friends’ daughter’s wedding in Israel last month.  I had visited to Israel many times but this was the first time for my husband.  We rented an Airbnb in Tel Aviv for 10 days, and not only walked extensively through Tel Aviv-Jaffo, but took a few tours.  […]

These are a few of my favourite stores

Happy 2018!  It has now been 5 years since I created my first post in January 2013.  Very exciting to reach this milestone and I am looking forward to a new year of recipes, food discovery and sharing all with you. I am so fortunate to live in Ottawa, where there are so many great […]

Spice Wife Survey 2016 Results

Thank you for loving Spice Wife! I am overwhelmed with the lovely comments of what you like about my blog.  Pictures, writing and the variety of recipes.  Wow, you like me!! Most of you visited my site when I created a new post — half of you read a new post with a reminder by […]

SpiceWife Survey 2016

Happy New Year and welcome to 2016! It has been three years since I published my first post in January, 2013. I have loved sharing my stories, adventures and recipes with you.  I enjoy the challenge of discovering new ingredients, techniques and recipes and have published a total of 88 posts to date.  Sometimes it […]

Where, When and Wine

It all started a little over a year ago when I received an e-mail from Natalie MacLean, a popular Ottawa wine writer informing me that she likes the way I write my blog posts and if I would be interested in contributing wine reviews to her site? “You don’t have to be a wine expert […]

Fed Up – the movie

Lucky for me, last Thursday evening, I won free tickets from the Food Bloggers of Canada, to the Ottawa premiere of Fed Up. Not only do I love watching documentaries but anything food-related is a bonus. This documentary focuses on the food industry, especially fast food, the big takeout food chains and prepared foods with […]