Blackberry Raspberry Tart

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I am not very good at baking. Let’s get that out there right away. It’s a lot of chemistry and often, a lot of sugar, and frankly neither of those things are my strong suit. (Okay, fair enough, I co-run a foodblog so I am decent at baking. I definitely consider myself more of a… 

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Spicy Mexican Quesadillas with Mango Avocado Salsa

I love Mexican-inspired food. I really, really do. Beans, salsa, guacamole, enchiladas,tacos, carnitas, burritos, churros, chilis, limes… I went to Mexico for the first time a few years ago and have been back a few times since. While I absolutely love staying in all-inclusive resorts with amazing all-you-can-eat buffets, drinks and 24-hour snack bars, I also love… 

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Lemon Poppyseed Yogurt Loaf with a Lemon Earl Grey Glaze

A blasphemous thought ran through my mind the other day: I can’t wait until Fall. I immediately regretted thinking it because summer is so short here in Vancouver; I haven’t soaked up nearly enough sunshine and I still have lots of summer plans on the horizon. But even still, Fall is my favourite season and a… 

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Summer Garden Gin Fizz

Summer Garden Gin Fizz

Growing up on The Island, I was surrounded by green space. I took a lot of it for granted- as one often does during the golden days of youth- and vowed to move to The Big City (or farther) the second I graduated from high school… which I did (well, Ottawa > Europe > Australia… 

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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 think 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… 

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