Category: Recipes

Alhambra

Gazpacho

With origins in Spain’s, hot sunny Andalucía region, this chilled vegetable soup is perfect for a summertime al fresco lunch or as an appetizer with dinner on the patio.   Print Gazpacho Prep Time...

vegetarian chili

Vegetarian Chili

Tracing its origins to the Mayan and Aztec staple foods, then adding influences from the settlers of the new-world, Chili has evolved alongside Mexican culture.  It comes alive with the signature Mexican spice combination...

aix en provence market

Salmon with Pernod

This quick and easy salmon recipe is a foray into French cuisine and starts with a day at the market for some fresh ingredients.  If you’ve ever had the chance to stroll through the...

Tuna Casserole

This simple, economical recipe is made mostly with common pantry ingredients. Ask any college student in Canada, that cooks their own meals, what they have in their cupboard… No doubt, you already know the...

Lyon Rhone

Beef Bourguignon Simplified

The classic “Beouf Bouguignon” was popularized outside of France in the 1960s by Julia Child in her best selling cookbook,  Mastering the Art of French Cooking.  It was re-discovered by Gen-Xers through the film Julie...

Banana Bread

Banana Nut Bread

Having too many ripe bananas around our place poses more of an opportunity than a problem. With this easy recipe, you’ll watch those bananas disappear in no time. While most cooks add walnuts, I...

Stuffed Italian Meatloaf

Turn your mundane meatloaf into something more exotic!  This recipe was inspired by an old friend, who is a great cook.  She worked with first generation Italian immigrants in the Detroit-Windsor auto sector back...

Niagara Peach Crisp

Have fresh peaches in season? Try this variation of crisp with its buttery, oatmeal crumbly topping. Baking the fruit really intensifies its flavour. If you are lucky enough to be in the Niagara region...