When I read this assignment I was excited because I love soups. They are my comfort food especially now that it’s getting cold. I first made butternut squash soup about 3 years ago after watching an episode of Jamie Oliver. Over the years I’ve stayed true to the recipe with the exception of a […]

Serving 4 Mushroom-Chorizo  1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 onion 1 chorizo, thinly sliced 1-cup pasta sauce (I used homemade) 1/3-cup water 1 tsp. vegetable oil   Add 1 tsp. oil to skillet over medium-high heat. Add chorizo and cook for 5 minutes or until starts to brown.   Reduce heat to medium-low and add onions. […]

  Scotch bonnet peppers (also known as Caribbean peppers) is a variety of chili peppers found mainly in the Caribbean islands. One of my favourite dish is Jamaican style escovitch fish. Escovitch is a term used for fried meat (usually fish) that is doused with a mixture of pickled peppers, onions, and carrots. Growing up my mother […]

This week in Baking & Pastry: Blueberry Muffins. White Cheddar & Scallion Scones.

For the purpose of this blog entry I chose to visit the St Lawrence Market at 92 Front St in Downtown Toronto. I decided to go to this particular market because it’s the closest market to me. The fruit I chose for this assignment is Figs (Ficus Carica). I’ve passed them in supermarkets and seen […]

Last month I received a bag of giant raisins from my Grandmother. Since then I’ve been coming up with ways to utilize them. Enjoy! Serving: 26 cookies 1-cup flour 1.5-cup oats 1 egg ½ cup packed brown sugar ½ cup butter ½ cup raisins, chopped ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. vanilla extract Nutmeg Pinch of […]

For this blog post I chose to evaluate tomatillos.   After purchasing the tomatillos I began to research and I noticed that they’re mostly used in sauces and salsas in South America. I decided to try the tomatillos two ways. First I had them in its natural state without any seasoning or herbs.   Once […]