Category: Recipes

Pineapple upside down cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

If you have about 1½ cups of ripe fresh pineapple to spare, and are in the mood for baking, then you and your family are sure to enjoy this twist on traditional upside-down cake....

Tierra del Fuega National Park, Argentina

Dulce de Leche

Popular for generations across the Spanish speaking cultures is the quintessential South American treat called Dulce de Leche. Translated roughly as “milk candy” it is much like a caramel sauce. One of my favorite...

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

If you’re not familiar with it, you may think Butter Chicken is an odd name for an Indian dish and may not be a good choice for someone watching their diet. With only 2...

Lubieh Ruz

Lebanese Lamb & Green Bean Stew

This recipe combines some popular middle eastern ingredients and is based on the common stewed green bean dish called Loubieh Ruz.   I like to add some meat and serve over lemon rice to...

squash soup

Squash Soup

This recipe was inspired by Canada’s First Nations people. The traditional diet of our local Haudenosaunee or Iroquois is comprised of three staples that they call the three sisters: squash, beans and corn. The...

Leek & Potato Soup

Leek & Potato Soup

When leeks come into season in the fall, you’ll generally find them at their freshest and cheapest.  With the cooler weather, most appetites will welcome a hearty soup like this popular Irish delight. Preparing...