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i eschew modern convenience: fresh vietnamese spring rolls with lime-ginger dipping sauce

I hate turning down presents, but last week, I totally did. For my birthday, Cornelius bought me a food processor which has been on my list of things I totally want for ages. I got it, I tried it, I…

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a mexican feast: enchiladas + mesa red sauce + green rice + vegetable slaw

One of my all time favorite cookbooks is the Rebar: Modern Food Cookbook. All the recipes are interesting and so full of flavour. Out of all the recipes I’ve tried, there hasn’t been a dud in the bunch which makes…

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puddin’ n’ tain: coconut rice pudding

When I have leftover rice, I usually end up making some fried rice, a cold rice salad or fried rice patties. This time, I decided to experiment with making something sweet. I was all set to make some totally faux-horchata…

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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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morning oats: scottish oatmeal

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while now, you’ve certainly been made aware that I love oatmeal. I’ve made steel cut oats for breakfast, two different kinds of baked oatmeal and some gussied-up porridge. What I have never…

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expiration date: red beans and rice

arlier this week, I made for dinner some good ol’ rice and beans. Please excuse the photo as I was only able to snap one blurry shot before my camera battery died. But don’t judge this recipe by one shoddy picture because this meal is so easy to put together and it’s full of flavour and spice.

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model behaviour: coconut oatmeal cookies

I usually try to make a treat each Wednesday and this week is no exception. And because the models are wafer-thin, tonight I was inspired to make a something model-approved. This oatmeal cookie recipe came from Dawna at Always in the Kitchen.

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just pudding! rice pudding with dried cranberries

As a child, I was never enamoured with rice pudding. In our house, it was something that my mom made rarely and when she did, she made it for my dad. It seemed like a big production to my young…

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