Deliciously Colorful Root Salad

Beets! Beets! Beets! They are so beautiful, and they are just coming in season in Montreal. They are so wonderfully sweet and crunchy; they are the best addition to any salad! I love that I can find different colors to add some ‘wow’ to simple dishes. Beets are not only beautiful, they are also veryContinue reading “Deliciously Colorful Root Salad”

Iceplant and Salicornia, two market finds

This week-end we went to the Laurier Farmers’ Market, as usual. We found some pretty unusual greens: iceplant and salicornia! Both were really fresh and super tasty. Salicornia is an old favourite. It grows along the shore of the ocean or rivers so it takes on a really salty taste. It is super crunchy, andContinue reading “Iceplant and Salicornia, two market finds”

Friendly Dinner

Yesterday night one of our friends came over for dinner. As it was really hot, I didn’t want to prepare anything that needed lots of cooking. After going through our fridge, this is what we made, and it was delicious! I love the kind of meals where you can pick from and variety of dishes,Continue reading “Friendly Dinner”

Purple Cabbage Salad, Jenny Mustard inspired

For the last few days, I have been binge-watching Jenny Mustard’s incredible videos. If you haven’t stumble upon her, you need to do this right after you’re done with my recipe! Her recipes are amazing, she has great minimalism tips, and I just love her pictures and esthetics! This morning, I stumbled upon an amazingContinue reading “Purple Cabbage Salad, Jenny Mustard inspired”

Kitchen Gardening: The Best Lettuce

A few months ago I presented our aquaponics system. We have been growing and trying different kinds of seeds to see what worked best, and we have recently been quite successful with lettuce. This was quite exciting because we have a lot of trouble growing lettuce from seeds. They always end up being weaklings andContinue reading “Kitchen Gardening: The Best Lettuce”

Sprouts: a few tips

Sprouts are a great way to add flavour and texture to salads, soups, sandwiches and snacks. They are also a great source of nutrients and vitamins, so why not grow them yourself? Well, before you start, there are a few things you need to consider. I hope these tips are useful, and inspire you toContinue reading “Sprouts: a few tips”

Avocado toasts really are the best!

I know, I know, I have yet again caught the bandwagon late. However, now that I’m on it, let me just tell you that it is amazing!  Avocado toast is so easy, tasty and filling! Plus you can pretty much make it your own with whatever ingredient you have or according to your liking. HereContinue reading “Avocado toasts really are the best!”

Fancy (but easy) Mushroom Nest

This week-end I went to Blanc de Gris which is an urban farm specialized in oyster mushrooms. How fun! I was so excited I actually did a cooking test before cooking the whole batch to make sure I would do it right… Well, I’m glad I did because this looked really nice, and it wasContinue reading “Fancy (but easy) Mushroom Nest”

Veggie Love: Purple Sweet Potato

These purple sweet potatoes are amazing! I am completely in love with them and have been eating them everyday since last week, and I can’t get enough of them! I like boiling them with their skin until they are just tender. After that, I keep them in a sealed container in the fridge and useContinue reading “Veggie Love: Purple Sweet Potato”