Jamaican Me Hungry!

A couple weeks ago, we had an impromptu dinner party at our place featuring some of our favorite Caribbean-inspired dishes. The menu ended up consisting of Jerk Chicken, fried plantains, curried apple and pineapple slaw, and festivals. We topped it all off with a pineapple upside down cake with rum caramel. As promised, here are … Continue reading

Tomato, bocconcini, and artichoke salad

This is a salad I created one day on a whim for something light. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. For those who haven’t had bocconcini before, it’s like little round pieces of fresh mozzarella cheese. Ingredients: 2 containers of cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half or quarters depending on … Continue reading

Apple Dijon Coleslaw

This is a favorite among all of my barbecue guests. Just the simple addition of apple and mustard give a traditional creamy coleslaw new life! I was inspired to create this one based on a coleslaw I tasted at a small bed and breakfast in Bedeque, PEI. Apple Dijon Coleslaw Ingredients: Salad: 1 head of … Continue reading

It’s all Greek to me!

Here in Halifax, we have a pretty significant Greek population. Because of this, every year, we have an awesome Greek Fest! As a tribute to this, here are some of my great Greek Recipes. Pork Souvlaki 1 lemon, juiced 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tbsp Greek Seasoning … Continue reading