Ottolenghi’s Eggplant with Buttermilk Sauce

Eggplant with Buttermilk Sauce

How would you describe the taste and texture of an eggplant to someone who has never tasted it? An old friend recently posed that very question to me on Facebook recently, and I had a bit of a difficult time coming up with a response that sounded palatable. The best I could muster was that… 

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Everything Bagels with Parmesan + Fried Onion

Everything Bagels with Parmesan + Fried Onions

Homemade bagels. It doesn’t get much better than this, folks. In Vancouver, there’s not a whole lot of great spots to grab a fresh, quality bagel. And we’re always up for a challenge, so we thought why not just make them ourselves. How hard could it possibly be, right? It is a bit of a… 

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Firey Veggie Pizza with Harissa, Lemon + Feta


This recipe isn’t for the faint of heart. Like its name implies, it’s red hot and mighty spicy, and should satisfy any chilihead’s deepest, darkest desires. We both like spicy food, but can’t eat it as much as we’d probably like. Jeremy found this dish just a bit too hot for him, but I myself… 

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Marinated Goat Cheese

Marinated Goat Cheese with Fresh Herbs + Lemon

Goat cheese was once something we would buy only once in a while, but it has quickly turned into a staple item in our refrigerator. Both of us adore cream cheese just a little too much. It’s so fattening, not to mention expensive. Goat cheese on the other hand has about one-third fewer calories per… 

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Roasted Tomato, Feta + Chili on Turkish Flat Bread

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Quick and healthy snacks are becoming my new favorite. I turned 30 a few months ago and am wondering if that has something to do with it. My body is actually telling me what foods I can no longer handle – no matter how much I may love them. I’m totally that guy. You’ll often… 

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Fried Cauliflower with Mint + Tamarind Dipping Sauce

Fried Cauliflower with Mint and Tamarind Dipping Sauce

Cauliflower seldom finds its way into our shopping cart. It’s not exactly my favorite vegetable, although Jeremy always seems to suggest buying it when we’re shopping. “Do you have a plan for it?” I’ll ask him. That’s basically my bitchy answer for “no.” I don’t really like cauliflower. Or I should say, I didn’t like… 

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Feeling “Peqish”? Enjoy a bite of London in Vancouver

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If you’ve ever been to London, then you’ve probably eaten at (or at least walked by) a Pret a Manger or two. They even have them in France, China and the US now. When you enter through the doors of Vancouver’s newest lunch destination, Peqish, you can tell it was loosely based around a similar… 

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Bell Pepper Egg Toasts with Fresh Herb Salad

Bell Pepper Egg Toasts with Fresh Herb Salad

Our usual breakfasts consist of fruit smoothies, as we wake up very, very early in the morning. With Jeremy working as a baker, that can mean we’re up as early as 2:30 some mornings, and the last thing anyone wants at 2:30am is a big fussy breakfast. But on the days that he is off,… 

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Honey Buttermilk Caramel Apples + A Giveaway

Honey Buttermilk Caramel Apples

Got a sweet tooth? Oooh baby, you know that we do. Hence, these honey buttermilk caramel apples were made – and slayed. They are next level delicious. Gluttonous. Maybe sinful, even… if you were a dentist, perhaps. Since we used Avalon Dairy buttermilk in this recipe, as well as honey in lieu of corn syrup… 

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The “Everything” Salad

The "Everything" Salad

If you’re stuck for ideas, or just feeling straight up lazy – this is the salad for you. In stead of reaching for a bag of chips or crackers (Adrian is guilty of eating an entire box of Wheat Thins in one sitting, on more than one occasion), make this salad that’s full of good-for-you… 

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