No-Fry Italian ‘Fried’ Chicken

No-Fry Italian 'Fried' Chicken

If Chelsea is our in-house sweets guru, consider me your friendly resident fried foods gal. Much to many people’s chagrin (“what do you mean you chocolate is JUST OKAY?!”), I’ve always preferred savoury over sweet. 9 times out of 10 I would rather have seconds (or thirds, who am I kidding) for dinner than a… 

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Mushroom & Lentil Burgers with Roasted Red Pepper Guacamole & Sprouts

There are days when even a meat-loving fool like myself needs something a little more packed with veggies and a little less meaty. I could never be a vegetarian – things like this, this and this are just too delicious to pass up! – but I don’t eat meat every day. Red meat, in particular,… 

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Oreo Blizzards

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. I find myself singing that lovely tune a lot lately, when enjoying the long summer days and warm summer nights. I could get used to this. Blizzards. McFlurries. Ice cream blended with cookies, candy or fruit: the signs of summer. Today I’m sharing a simple recipe, but in the midst… 

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Jerk Chicken Tacos with Peach-Mango Salsa, Pickled Red Onions & Spiced Yogurt

Jerk Chicken Tacos with Peach-Mango Salsa, Pickled Red Onions & Spiced Yogurt

I am a sucker for travel non-fiction. In the past, I always fancied myself a strict fiction lover, but I’m beginning to realize this isn’t just a phase anymore. My name is Finn and I love travel non-fiction. I suppose it all started with Peter Mayle’s A Year in Provence (and all his books that… 

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Chilled Chickpea Cucumber Curry

Chilled Chickpea Cucumber Curry

As Chelsea mentioned in yesterday’s panini post, it has been stinking hot in Vancouver this last week or so. Not ‘rest of the world hot’, perhaps, but hot for us spoiled West Coast weaklings: 35 degrees (that’s 95 Fahrenheit for our American neighbours). FYI We also complain when it gets stinking cold (Vancouver translation: 0 degrees… 

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