Budapest Roll

Time: 2 hours This is a light, delicious and gluten-free dessert. Perfect for high noon tea, fancy events or just because… Music Selection: George Ezra – Budapest Ingredients: 6 large egg whites at room temperature 2/3 cup finely ground (and roasted) hazelnuts, plus one extra Tablespoon 1 small pkg instant vanilla pudding (153 g) 1…

Queen’s Royal Pudding

Time: 2 hours Do you know what I love about this elegant dessert that is fit for royalty? You probably have all the ingredients in your fridge and pantry already! How perfect is that! Such a light and delightful dessert – great for Christmas, New Years, brunch or afternoon tea. Music Selection: Loren Gray –…

Blue Cheese Bacon Potato Salad

Time: 45 minutes This is one of our favourite potato salad recipes (slightly improvised from Matt Dunigan’s Road Grill recipe) and we love potato salad at bbqs, potlucks, etc. So get the flames going on the BBQ and side this delicious side dish. Music Selection: MOD SUN & Avril Lavigne – Flames Ingredients: 3 lb…

Fennel Orange Salad

Time: 10 minutes So simple, so delicious, so healthy… the perfect salad to ensure great BBQ and family gathering memories. Music Selection: Maroon 5 – Memories Ingredients: 3 bulbs of fennel 2 large navel oranges 2 Tbsp olive oil ¼ cup of dried cranberries 3 Tbsp red wine vinegar Salt/pepper Directions: Remove tops of the…

Fattoush Salad

Time: 20 minutes For Easter, I like to try something new to keep it fresh. This year, I decided to make a delicious Mediterranean salad – it uses a special ingredient – sumac. I found it at an italian grocery store… it is worth locating. I have paired it with a violinist from Lebanon! I…

Green Salad & Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Time: 20 minutes As spring arrives, my body craves a change in diet and exercise. This is one of those light vinaigrette dressings that I can’t get out of my mind as the weather warms up and we start BBQ season! Although the snow has not entirely melted, we turned on our BBQ and heat…