Easy Peasy Roasted Potatoes, Tomatoes, and Red Onion

Easy Peasy Roasted Potatoes, Tomatoes, and Red Onion

Sometimes simple is best and this recipe for roasted potatoes, tomatoes and red onion fits the bill.

Slap Dash Aloo Gobi

Slap Dash Aloo Gobi

I felt like I hadn’t cooked a proper meal in ages (and I hadn’t), so it was time. A lack of cooking also meant a lack of grocery shopping so it was a foraging kind of meal. I had onions, potatoes, garlic, ginger, a couple…

Mango Brown Rice

Mango Brown Rice

This started out as simply making brown rice but I had a couple of mangoes that needed using and I was using the rice to pair with meatballs that were on day three of leftovers (I hate to waste food). Regardless of how it started…

Daniele’s Peppers and Onions Spaghetti

Daniele’s Peppers and Onions Spaghetti

My friend Daniele is from Milano. A vegetarian, he made this simple, yet flavourful, pasta dish using just red peppers and onions. Despite my crappy olive oil (he made me throw it out), it was delicious. So, I’m off to buy proper olive oil (it…

Simple Onion and Tomato Quiche with Cheddar and Feta

Simple Onion and Tomato Quiche with Cheddar and Feta

I have to confess I did not feel like cooking tonight. However, this onion and tomato quiche fit the bill for my lazy mood. If you have extra greens, like spinach or chard, you could add them when you are sauteing the onion. Left over…

Leek, Onion, and Rainbow Chard “Spanokopita”

Leek, Onion, and Rainbow Chard “Spanokopita”

I love Spanokopita and this leek, onion, and rainbow chard pie is my take on a Greek dish that borrows a bit from this recipe for Greek Leek Pie from Nancy Gaifyllia of The Spruce Eats (thank-you Nancy!). It is not entirely coincidental that it…

Shaved Fennel Salad with Lemon and Parsley

Shaved Fennel Salad with Lemon and Parsley

My dear friend Paula, gifted me her brand spanking new fancy, schmancy Cuisinart (think the Binford 3000 of Cuisinarts) because she felt guilty about not using it enough. I have promised to use it enough for the both of us…starting now. I had a massive…

Caramelized Onion Galette with Thyme and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Caramelized Onion Galette with Thyme and Sun Dried Tomatoes

This vegetarian caramelized onion galette with thyme and sun dried tomatoes is an adaption of this recipe from Country Living magazine. It’s very versatile i.e., you can add all sorts of extra goodies that you like. For example, I’ve made it adding porcini mushrooms and…

Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower

We love Nuba Restaurant’s “Najib’s Special Cauliflower.” Alas, I have no deep fryer (it’s flash deep fried apparently) and no plans to get one anytime soon. However, in surfing around I found a slew of recipes for baked versions that while not quite the same…are…

Rye Crust Hand Pies with Roasted Yams, Onion, Fennel and Persian Feta

Rye Crust Hand Pies with Roasted Yams, Onion, Fennel and Persian Feta

The Dahlia Bakery Cook book has a recipe for roasted carrot, leek and goat cheese hand pies which looked interesting so I thought I’d give it a go with the ingredients I had on hand. I also had a whole bag of rye flour left…