cilantro dressing

Like it or leave it, cilantro (or coriander) is one of those flavours that you either adore or detest. Some say it tastes like soap, which is apparently a genetic response. I definitely don't have that gene and think it's fabulous. Whether adding to Asian or Mexican inspired dishes, I think cilantro is one of…

roasted tahini cauliflower (with sriracha or miso)

Harvest season means finding all the ways to use fresh and local! Here is a simple roasted cauliflower recipe everyone will love.

basic miso soup

Back at it with the miso project, I figure the best place to start is at the beginning: the basics. A simple miso broth is the classic essential in eating nourishing-miso and learning how to cook with it. Don't be afraid. Incorporating fermented food into your home-cooking and family's diet will be like salt-and-pepper on…

miso dressing

Miso is a magical ingredient. It is one of the beautiful items in the fermented food category that is so good for your intestinal and digestive health. Plus it adds that sought after and flawless umami flavour to a dish.  I know many people want to include miso in their home recipes but I have…

gomashio

I grew up macrobiotic. I’ll make a point in the coming months to explain more about the meaning and lifestyle and try to debunk many of the myths of it seeming only like a restrictive brown-rice-based-fad-diet (I promise you, it's not!). While my culinary preferences have evolved to suit our more modern lifestyle, most of…

Hippie breakfast-crumble

You know how I know this should be a family go-to favourite? Besides being super simple to throw together, I know it’s a hit because it was nearly gone before I was able to photo-document it. This crumble has a hearty granola topping which is why I feel it could be categorized as a breakfast…