Sourdough Focaccia

Sourdough Focaccia

When the going gets tough… the tough head to the kitchen. Cooking and writing have always been my best therapy. But there’s a bonus to being able to cook and bake, and that’s being able to take care of other people. A few nights ago, 

Air Fried French Fries

Air Fried French Fries

Happy September, friends! You may have noticed that I have been conspicuously absent these last couple of weeks. There has been a lot going on. First, it was my birthday, with his whirlwind of parties and cakes and friends. The week immediately after my birthday, 

Easy Apple Cider Vinegar Salad Dressing

Easy Apple Cider Vinegar Salad Dressing

It’s easy to get stuck in your own point of view. Nobody really means to do it, but it happens. It seems like a long time ago (probably because it was), I didn’t know how to cook. Oh sure, I could do basics like grilled 

Rapini and Barlotti Bean Pasta (with @PastaBoyPeter)

Rapini and Barlotti Bean Pasta (with @PastaBoyPeter)

I am lucky enough to have surrounded myself, in this city, with some great people: good friends, and good foodies. Sometimes those lines cross, and those who¬† were already good foodies became great friends. My buddy Peter Ciuffa (aka @pastaboypeter) fits into both categories. Even 

Butter Paneer {Vegan option}

Butter Paneer {Vegan option}

It’s the end of January, and let’s be real; comfort food is on the menu 24/7. For breakfast most days I have warm maple oatmeal, and lunches are often rice bowls with tofu and veggies, or a hearty soup. I am craving warming, comforting foods 

Indian-Spiced Mac & Cheese

Indian-Spiced Mac & Cheese

Comfort food, thy name is noodles. Here in Vancouver, the forecast is nothing but clouds with raindrops for the next 7 days. It just doesn’t stop. When it’s deluging enough so that your thoughts turn to building an ark, it’s time for noodles. It’s always 

Blistered Tomato Soup #CookingInColor

Blistered Tomato Soup #CookingInColor

Earlier in the week, I was raving about Food Gay’s new cookbook, Cooking in Color. It’s a book full of vibrant, creative recipes, and it includes some great tips and tricks for those of you who want to up your Instagram game. I made a 

Pao de Queijo or Brazilian Cheese Bread {Gluten Free}

Pao de Queijo or Brazilian Cheese Bread {Gluten Free}

My gateway drug to any culture has always been food. I remember so clearly the first time I tried curry. The first time I tried sushi. The first time I had real Chinese food. Falling in love with the culture, for me, always starts with 

Aquafabulous! Roasted Carrot Dip

Aquafabulous! Roasted Carrot Dip

It’s officially fall! So, yeah. I’m not super happy about that. In my ideal world, summer would last forever. There is something kinda wonderful about breaking out my favorite cozy scarf again, though. The beginning of fall means that my kitchen is now actually cool 

Lazy Sourdough Bread (Vegan)

Lazy Sourdough Bread (Vegan)

I have a new love in my life. Let me introduce you: Gorgeous, right??? I tend to not be super materialistic; most of my furniture is from Ikea, I don’t own a lot of clothes, and I drive a 10-year-old Kia. But in the kitchen,