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Lemony, Greek-style chicken


Can you handle this?

By now you will have undoubtedly noticed that I love two things: lemon and garlic. So it comes as no surprise that I have made them the stars of this delicious roasted chicken. With Mediterranean food on the brain, I wanted to make something that I could use multiple ways.

The bright, tart taste of lemon, zesty punch of garlic, and Greek herbs are a match made in heaven! Continue reading

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Tabbouleh



Have you ever eaten a dish somewhere and became utterly consumed with duplicating it? Well that somewhere was Nuba, a Lebanese restaurant in downtown Vancouver, and that dish was tabbouleh. What I conjured up isn’t traditional tabbouleh (or tabouli), but for a beginner in Middle Eastern or Mediterranean cooking it will suffice.

Not that this recipe holds a candle to what I ate, but it’s a nice, refreshing substitute. Did I mention it was incredibly easy too? Continue reading

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Herb-roasted fall vegetables


Nice and toasty.

There are few things better than cozying up on the couch, putting a movie on, and eating a warm plate of roasted veg until you pass out in a food coma.

Since the weather began to change from warm to cool I’ve begun making more and more trips to my neighbourhood vegetable market. It seems I cannot be helped when there is:
a) the new seasonal crop, or b) food that looks unblemished and perfect.

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