Vegetarian Paella

| November, 2014 | Food articles and recipes

Hello! If you like paella, if you check out my latest newspaper column you'll find a tasty meat-less vesrion of it rich with grilled vegetables, artichokes, olives and peas. To see that story click here

Tin Fish Gourmet

My November 12 Victoria Times Colonist newspaper column reviewed a book called Tin Fish Gourmet, which was written by Barbara-jo McIntosh. To read the story and find two great recipes from the book click her

Kiwi 101

My November 5 newspaper column was all about about kiwifruit and offered three great recipes for a smoothie, salad and tarts. To read that story click here

Thrifty Foods Recipes

I create recipes for Thrifty Foods; a fine-quality British Columbia-based supermarket chain. On the menu this week are slow cooker recipes, they include curried squash and apple soup, Morrocan pork stew, sauerkraut stuffed rouladen, and vegetarian baked bean trio. To view those recipes click here

Schnitzels and toppings

On October 22 I published a tasty column that offered recipes to make and top a schnitzel. To read the story click here


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For Everyone Can Cook: “this collection of lively, user-friendly recipes makes me want to start cooking at once.”

Julian Armstrong, food editor, Montréal Gazette


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Dee Hobsbawn-Smith, author of the Curious Cook at Home


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Shelley Boettcher, food and wine writer, Calgary Herald


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