greens

first ramps of the year

grilled ramps

i plan to try making many dishes with ramps this year like risotto, quiche, soup--anything i might use leeks for and more. because they are also referred to a...
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the beginning of great things!

i was so excited to be at the farmer's market today, for the first time this year. sure, the dufferin grove market is open year-round, but i live far from ...
salad with dried chilies and oaxaca

salad with dried chillies and oaxaca

i ate an obscene amount of delicious homemade pupusas (latin american maize "biscuits" stuffed with cheese and jalepenos) at a party months ago, and i've cr...

first spring soup

i may be a little biased because i'm still deep in mourning, but i think every page of domino magazne (RIP) was brilliant, including the food pages. in the ...
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a random bite of broccoli sprouts

the fact that i've been able to keep this thing alive for almost 3 weeks is amazing. it says a lot about the resiliency of this plant over the many other...
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marche boulevard raspail

we stumbled upon the raspail farmer's market on a tuesday afternoon, in the middle of this busy blvd. bonne chance indeed. i'd only ever seen mache in...

winter vegetable sandwich

doesn't really look like the fixings for a sandwich, does it? but this is not your everyday sandwich. it started with a desire to bite into a mouthful of ...
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escarole soup

as my partner/guinea pig said upon tasting this recipe: "escarole makes some good soup!" it's true. i haven't had escarole for years (i kind ...
sizzlin' tofu!

soft, spicy tofu & pea shoots

This is my favourite way to eat tofu. I love silken tofu above all other tofu textures, and I love chilies and this is a marriage of the two and not much el...