Beet Pesto Zoodles

Beet Pesto Zoodles

Photos by Hannah Burne This is a quick delicious meal, featuring the delicious Beetroot Pesto my friend Guido introduced me to in our travels in India. Serve it cold as a refreshing salad on a beautiful summery day, or warm it up for a comforting meal. I got a little...
Beetroot Pesto

Beetroot Pesto

Photos by Hannah Burne I learnt this recipe from my good friend, Guido. We met while travelling in India, and ended up being neighbours in the beautiful town of Rishikesh for 3 months. Travelling in India is very inexpensive and eating out 3 times a day is definitely...
Watermelon Mint Popsicles

Watermelon Mint Popsicles

What says summer more than watermelon mint popsicles?… This hot weather got me craving something cool and refreshing, and these popsicles just hit the spot! they are quick to make (you just need a bit of patience while they set in the freezer..!) and while these...
Cardamom Coffee Slush

Cardamom Coffee Slush

Photo by Hannah Burne Cardamom Coffee Slush – a refreshing, grown-up slushy for these beautiful summer days..! Cardamom coffee is a staple back home, usually served hot, and often prepared in a Finjan. Cardamom is definitely one of my favourite spices, for both...
Spiced Popcorn

Spiced Popcorn

Photos by Hannah Burne Popcorn is one of my favourite things to eat. I mean, everyone loves popcorn, right?.. This recipe was inspired by the oh-so-lovely Helena. We spent many beautiful years working together at The Coup. At every potluck we had, Helena would show up...
Red Lentada

Red Lentada

Photos by Hannah Burne Seared vegetables baked with a savoury lentil batter and topped with Mediterranean flavours! I created this recipe for my brunch pop-up at Cafe Koi back in 2015. My friend Corbin came up with the brilliant name – ‘Lentada’ – a lentil...
Saskatoon Basil Vinaigrette

Saskatoon Basil Vinaigrette

Packed with flavour, nutrients and antioxidants, Saskatoon berries are unique to western Canada, and western and north-central US. Saskatoons have been consumed by the indigenous aboriginals of Canada for their nutritional & medicinal benefits, and the name...
Saskatoon Kale Salad

Saskatoon Kale Salad

A delicious summery salad, featuring local produce – you can use your own garden greens or source them from a local farm, with the addition of beautiful Saskatoon berries..!   Prep time: 10 mins Serves 2-4 (nut-free optional)   Ingredients 2 cups kale...
Spruce Tip Pesto

Spruce Tip Pesto

Spruce tips are available in abundance throughout the city these days, and I have been enjoying harvesting and creating delicious meals with them. They are packed with vitamin C, and have a wonderful lemony flavour, which gives this pesto a lovely tangy addition. I...
Energy Balls – Almond Cranberry Ginger

Energy Balls – Almond Cranberry Ginger

Hiking season is finally here, and these make a lovely snack to take on the trail – lots of goodies to boost your energy and keep you going. I also love having a few of these in my fridge at home, for casual snacking 😉   Prep time: 10 mins Makes 10 balls...
Chocolate Banana Popsicles

Chocolate Banana Popsicles

If you know me well, you know summer is my favourite season.. it’s not just a season, it’s a mindset – spending time in the sun, the long beautiful days, gardening, picnics with friends, and of course – summer treats! These popsicles are rich,...
Super Slaw

Super Slaw

As a kid, I really loved Coleslaw.. there was something comforting about that creamy yet crunchy texture, and both my dad and mom would often make it for us for lovely family picnics and gatherings. As an adult, I found that I wanted to create an elevated version of...