Pico de Gallo

View step by step video instructions Pico de gallo screams ‘FIESTA’, it’s also super tasty. I think of Pico as a simple fresh salad that can accompany anything but best with some delicious fish or shrimp. I’ve visited Mexico many times, and the one thing that I kept going back for more was the Pico. … Continue reading Pico de Gallo

Chicken Fajitas – A DJ BBQ recipe for Food Revolution Day

 Watch my video special Food Revolution is an event I like to participate in yearly. It resonates so well with me as this is something I live with my own kids. Growing up with grandmothers, aunts and my own mother who are excellent cooks, it never occurred to me that there are so many kids … Continue reading Chicken Fajitas – A DJ BBQ recipe for Food Revolution Day

Spiced Couscous

Watch my step by step video instructions I was introduced to Couscous many years ago and love the ease of it’s preparation.Couscous are granules of durum wheat. It comes in various sizes and is popular in North Africa and the Middle East. It is cooked by soaking in hot water to rehydrate. This recipe is … Continue reading Spiced Couscous

Boneless Lamb Roast with Goat Cheese and Red Peppers

Watch step by step instructions I’ve made a leg of lamb many times before, but when I learned how to make this at a course at George Brown Culinary, I fell in love with the simplicity of this recipe. Although cooking with a bone in has great advantages, a boneless roast can be stuffed, cooked … Continue reading Boneless Lamb Roast with Goat Cheese and Red Peppers

Mushroom and Chickpea Curry – Dhingri Chole

Watch my step by step video   I recently flew from Mumbai to Dubai on Emirates Airlines and I was served this delicious Mushroom and Chickpea curry. I researched it when I returned home and learned that it is also known as Dhingri Chole. I loved the earthy taste and the combination of mushroom and … Continue reading Mushroom and Chickpea Curry – Dhingri Chole

Sweet Corn Crab Soup

Watch my step by step video Whenever I’m at a Chinese restaurant, it’s always a toss up between ordering a Hot & Sour or a Sweet Corn Crab or Chicken soup. If we can’t decide, we always order both and share it. If I’m making this at home, this soup will win hands down since … Continue reading Sweet Corn Crab Soup

Thai Vegetable Curry

View my step by step video Thai food has always fascinated me and since I have taken a 40 day oath to be vegetarian, this recipe seemed to be the perfect option to get all my veggies packed in some super outstanding flavours. The key to this is using a great Red curry paste, I … Continue reading Thai Vegetable Curry

Rosemary Chicken Lasagna

Watch my step by step instruction video Who doesn’t love Lasagna? This recipe comes all the way over from Vancouver Island from my good friend Lyndsay Wells the Kitchen Witch. I’ve never met Lyndsay face to face, however I feel like we are soul sisters. We have so much in common from appearing on the … Continue reading Rosemary Chicken Lasagna

Butter Mushroom Masala

View my step by step video If you love Mushrooms, you will love how they taste smothered in a spicy Butter Masala.  Very similar to Butter Chicken, this vegetarian version uses juicy Mushrooms instead. This Lent, I am Vegetarian and I have to admit that I haven’t been eating as many veggies as I should … Continue reading Butter Mushroom Masala