I’m sure most people have heard of leek and potato soup (Vichyssoise soup). With the warmer weather, I decided to try and turn the soup into a salad. Because nothing says summer BBQ like potato salad, right? Ok, this was mostly out of necessity. I bought a bunch of leeks at the grocery store (they … Continue reading Leek and Potato… Salad?
Summer arrived out of left field in Vancouver! It’s been really warm the last few days. Like I’m talking mid to high 20’s (Celsius, not Fahrenheit – I’m in Canada, not Siberia), humidity, sunshine… The full-meal deal. I’m not complaining; the sunshine is a welcome respite from the rainy winter we had! While my body … Continue reading Minty-Fresh Zucchini Salad
Happy Victoria Day long weekend Canada! This weekend is also the official start to BBQ season, eh! I think it’s actually written in the constitution that you have to BBQ at some point over the weekend 😉 Here in Rain-couver, I'm just hoping to see the sunshine that the weather man promised. First world problems, … Continue reading Greek Chicken, with a Grilled Veggie Salad
The weather has turned back to being rainy! It’s March in Vancouver; I’m told this is normal. I can't wait for spring to get here so that I can get out and explore all the fresh flowers. Anyways, if you’re like me and you’re waiting for winter to clear up and spring to arrive this is … Continue reading Friday Fiesta Mango Salsa
Yesterday was the first sunny warm day in Vancouver in a while! (I’m still getting used to the rain…) It had me in a spring/summer kind of mood. I raided my fridge and found some leftover cabbage from a Tuscan-inspired soup recipe I had made earlier this week, so I decided to make coleslaw. This … Continue reading Basic Vinaigrette Coleslaw