baked eggplant parmesan caprese sandwiches

Back in April when Paul popped through Vancouver for a few days en route to a conference we had dinner with his parents one evening. Because it was Easter weekend, there was a ham. And pierogies. Because I am vegetarian and my in-laws always make sure there is enough for me to eat, there was… 

Read More »

baked ricotta

On this recent post I wrote for Foodists I shared a recipe for grilled polenta. There was a comment was that grilled polenta seemed like a wonderful way to include vegetarians at a barbecue, and, reading it I thought, well yes, and no. Grilled polenta, while fun to make and eat and absolutely delicious, isn’t… 

Read More »

black bean salad with spelt berries

Hello July! Summer is certainly upon us, regardless of what the wildly fluctuating Stockholm weather may be doing. We’ve had some smoking hot days followed by some cool and rainy days. On the nice days we’ve been packing up some drinks and heading about four blocks north of our apartment to a spot we refer… 

Read More »

Vij’s spicy cauliflower steak

If you’ve been hanging around here for a while, you’ve probably heard me rave about how much I love Vij’sĀ Indian restaurant in Vancouver. One of my favourite dining experiences of all time was a few years back when my sister, Emily, and her soon-to-be husband, Andy, were visiting Vancouver and decided to take the entire… 

Read More »