Puttanesca Penne

Puttanesca penne is a pasta dish originatingย from Naples, in Southern Italy. It is thought that some women (let’s call them ladies of the night) used to make this pasta dish to attract men (let’s assume they were looking for company) with its pungent flavours. Real talk (and after having made it, that totally makes sense…

Broccoli, White Bean, Mushroom & Garlic Fritters

Brunch just got sexy. Put on your fluffiest slippers, pour yourself a hot cup of coffee and getย frying! I love brunch. To me, brunch is about more than the food being served, it’s about who you are sharing it with. Brunch is worth waking up for, on those lazy weekend mornings when sleeping in sounds…

Apple-of-my-Eye Pie

Describe this pie in one word: pie. Haha! The word says it all. IMHO (in my humble opinion), it’s not apple season until you’ve gone apple picking and made an apple pie. True to myself,ย I’ve taken an iconic North American dessert and veganized it. The looks of this pie are striking and unique and ingesting…

“Good Karma” Indian Korma

Growing up in Quebec City, a very non-diverse “white bread” city, I was not exposed to all that many types of international cuisine. The best it got wasย ordering in some Chinese (more like chicken balls and sweet and sour spare ribs) or going to Pacini, which was our vision of the ultimate Italian fine dining…

Cereal – Must Taste

What a find! Despite the ingredient list which might be spooky for people who have never tried hemp, spirulina and chlorella (extremely nutritious blue-green algae), spinach, alfalfa sprouts and dandelion root (FYI, Tony the Tiger says dandelion root is grrrrreat for your liver – never mind those frosted flakes ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) in cereal, this cereal…