entertaining

coconut rocks LS

coconut rocks

For those with a sweet tooth, those who do not...even those who profess not to love coconut!...

curry-spiced cashews

I started making these spiced cashews on Sundays, in anticipation of a new episode of Mad Men. I hope you make these nuts for equally epic but lighter events....
brunch big and small

brunch, big & small

Ideas for brunch at home for one, many, big events or Sunday hangovers....
chuttie's marshmallows

chuttie’s marshmallows

"Would you make marshmallows?" is the refrain, if my aunt dares to ask what she can bring to very special event....

autumn tart

It's just like leaves drifted right down from the from the trees and settled onto your tart! If dead leaves tasted like crisped chard and oyster mushrooms. ...
the plan

thanksgiving. ponder, plan.

This is not a time for drastic change. At least not for anyone in my family. Everyone has their favourite Thanksgiving dish and they expect it to show up on...

a week of entertaining-worthy vegan meals

I always hated when people assumed my vegetarian meals were boring, when I think it takes more creatitity to plan a meal that doesn't have meat at the centre of it....

spring bundles in leek broth

Leeks, spinach and arugula are always around, and when you puree them, fold them into little doughy pockets and float them in a light broth, you can fake it (spring) until you (it) make it (actually shows up)....