Category Archives: Vegetarian

Mushroom Hunting: Pasta with Morel Mushrooms in a Delicate Cream Sauce

Pasta with Morel Mushrooms – If you’re lucky enough to get your hands on some wild morel mushrooms you’ll wow your guests with this delicate, creamy pasta dish. It’s a rare spring treat. I’ve become a mushroom-picking maniac, thanks to … Continue reading

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Zippy Potato Puffs – Cheesy Little Potato Appetizers

These cheesy little potato appetizers are sure to please at your next gathering. A slice of pickled jalapeño adds a spicy kick to the baked potato base, and it’s all topped by a creamy parmesan cap. Oh. My. Goodness. It’s … Continue reading

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Easy Baked Caponata – a Sicilian Treasure

Caponata, a Sicilian eggplant and vegetable dish that’s a bit sweet, a bit tangy, and full of rich flavour, makes the best appetizer. A bowl of this in your fridge is like a stash of gourmet gold. When we were … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom Risotto (and we’re off to Italy!)

The rich earthy flavour of wild mushrooms in this mushroom risotto makes it a wonderful belly-pleasing comfort food on a cool autumn day. (Forget the notion that risotto is too time-consuming – it’s on the table in 30 minutes and … Continue reading

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The Mighty Mushroom Hunters (and Some Giant Puffball Recipes)

Giant puffballs make some mighty fine eating! If you’re lucky enough to find one in a field or forest’s edge, try whipping up a few of these delicious puffball recipes. This has been the autumn of puffballs in our house. … Continue reading

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