Guacamole – Traditional Mexican

This is one of the healthiest Mexican appetizers out there. It whips up in minutes and while usually served with corn chips, try it as a dip for bite size sweet peppers, celery and...

Quiche Lorraine

For some people, quiche makes a hardy breakfast or the perfect brunch fare but for those who call the Alsace-Lorraine region along the French-German border home, quiche is rarely eaten for breakfast. While Alsatian...

Sweet Potato Salad

This is a pleasant twist on traditional potato salad.  The complexity in flavour of this dish is achieved with just a few simple ingredients and a relatively small amount of prep time.  This dish...

Introducing The World on a Platter

Foodies of the world unite!  Use this forum to share your best travel finds or introduce adventurous cooks to the traditional cuisine of your heritage.  Let’s share our favourite recipes, food and drink tips...

Beef and Barley Soup

This recipe is so hearty and makes the perfect lunch in cooler months. If you find yourself with some leftover roast beef or lamb, get yourself some “pot” barley and simmer away. The condiment...

Samll Cucumbers

Dill & Garlic Pickles

When the dill weed flowers in our garden in mid-summer, I head to the farmers market in search of the right sized baby cucumbers to make our family dill pickle recipe. This family recipe...