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the magical fruit: pineapple baked beans

When I was a kid I loved eating baked beans from a can. They had to be the kind that contained maple syrup and I’d definitely pick over that 1 gigantic fatty piece of bacon that seemed to mutate from…

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the plain & simple truth: perfect pancakes

I’ve been making pancakes for as long as I can remember. It always seemed really easy. Mix flour, baking powder, milk and eggs and you’ve got pancakes. I’ve never really given them that much thought and truth be told, I’ve…

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power hungry: curry and miso udon soup

I’ve been on a total udon kick lately…and having them on sale at the large asian supermarket isn’t stalling any cravings. Recently, I’ve made a Japanese-style udon soup with salmon, vegetarian stir-fries and the other night I decided it was…

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it’s like taking candy from a baby: sponge toffee

My vegan friend has pretty much given up eating candy bars. It’s not that she’s taken up the healthy route and has forsaken all manners of ‘bad for you’ treats…but it’s that so many chocolate and candy bars are pumped…

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soup-ernatural: creamy chicken & vegetable soup

Movie trucks, production assistants and traffic hold-ups are a regular sight in “Hollywood North”. In our ‘hood, production shoots are pretty much a monthly occurance as apparently, this small neighbourhood is a movie location scout’s dream. Almost every week there…

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next stop, sandwich city: tofu salad sandwich

I’ve never eaten an egg salad sandwich. It was the smell that always got to me and I just wasn’t brave enough to try it. Maybe one day I’ll give it a go, but not today. When I used to…

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the apple of my eye: apple-cheddar-bagel snack

I pretty much love to throw apples into anything. I love them in salads, curries, porridge and sandwiches. Granny Smith are my absolute most favorite apple ever so don’t even mention the bland Red/Golden “Delicious” in my company! A “Delicious”…

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sandwiches. surprised? curried chicken sandwiches

It’s rainy, it’s icy and there is slush galore outside. My shoes got quite a soaking from stepping into too many slushy puddles and I had to change into warm, dry clothes as soon as I got home. It certainly…

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