Tag Archives: Ontario produce

Sweet pea and garlic scape crostini

Sweet Pea and garlic scape crostini There are few things that bring me back to sunny summer memories of childhood more than shelling fresh peas. Inspired by my market finds of the first peas of the summer, garlic scapes, and … Continue reading

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Fresh Ontario Peach Ice Cream

One steamy summer a basket of peaches and a flat of strawberries and I could think of nothing but some delicious ice cream. I had been admiring the Cuisinart machine and new a few people who had bought it and … Continue reading

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My love affair with Trinity Bellwoods FM

My love affair with Trinity Bellwoods Farmer’s market As I listened to the rain fall heavily all day all I kept thinking about was please let the famers market be open. With so many markets closed this week due to … Continue reading

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Strawberry, rhubarb mini coffee cakes with pecan brown sugar crumble

Nothing says summer to me like rhubarb and sun sweet Ontario strawberries. My friend Carolyn Berridge Lundy had an excellent recipe for rhubarb coffee cake and this is my adaptation. Living on my own I like to make individuals cakes … Continue reading

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Zucchini wrapped Seared Sea Scallops with scape pesto

The lush green of my scape pesto begged to be pretty on the plate. Ribbons of zucchini wrapped around the firm flesh of sea scallops was beautiful and tasted amazing….

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Ontario Scape Pesto

Gorgeous scapes are a sign of early summer in Ontario. With a delicious garlic, green onion flavour they are very versatile. One of my favorite ways to serve them so far is to make a Pesto…

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This Fashionista went to Market

Gorgeous color, the sense of community, and being able to learn about where my food comes from were what drew me to the farmer’s markets and what keep me returning. From mid March-mid October there are very few trips to … Continue reading

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