Juicy and jammy, figs are luxurious and delicious. On their own and in desserts, jams, baked goods, in savory recipes or in this fresh fig salad. My favourite way to eat figs is fresh and they work so well in savoury salads. They are a staple in the Mediterranean and the Middle East and are believed to be one the world’s oldest trees.
Month: August 2018
I absolutely love zucchini but sadly I am the only one in my family who does. My children try to avoid it at all possible costs and my husband only will eat it in select recipes. But it’s so easy to grow! And prolific too! So […]
It is the beginning of blackberry season here on Vancouver Island and elsewhere in BC so I’ve put together some new blackberry recipes. I’ve mentioned before that I love savoury more than sweet so I have made a BBQ Sauce for grilling and Pickled Blackberries which are great […]
Today’s post is all about my visit to the other half of Creekside Produce, the Menzies Family Farm. The recipe inspired by them is a delicious, healthy, vegetarian, easy and kid friendly dinner recipe-Zucchini Fritters with a Herb Yogurt Dip. How To Have Your Own […]
Make Your Own Ketchup??? Yes! Do you like ketchup but cringe at all the sugar, sugar syrup and other less than natural ingredients? It’s easy to make your own ketchup using tomatoes and peppers from your garden or farmer’s market. This week’s recipe, Roasted Red […]