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cauliflower roasted with garlic, ginger & turmeric

roasted cauliflower

Roasting cauliflower is the only way to eat it – the sugars caramelize which means big flavour, add an indian spiced spin and you have never seen cauliflower disappear so quickly.

apple sauce in the slow cooker

apple sauce in the slow cooker

Apple sauce from scratch could not be easier, especially when your method of choice for cooking is in your slow cooker. Once you master the basic method, have fun with different seasoning and fruit combinations to come up with your own signature blends!

bok choy with soy, garlic, ginger & sesame

bok choy with soy, sesame, garlic & ginger feature

So how to perfectly cook bok choy? Simple – separate the leaves from the stalks – and you’ve got yourself a pile of perfecty prepped bok choy. Start with the stalks for a couple of minutes and finish with the leaves and sauté just until wilted – flavour any way you like – asian flavours are classic, but all sorts of things will work – so don’t pass by the bok choy, cause you’re passing up a green worth getting to know!

whole-wheat spiced pumpkin muffins

whole wheat pumpkin muffins

Pumpkin purée should be in every cook’s pantry! When you realize the versatility of this professional baker’s secret you’ll be turning out much more than just pies!

apple pie with a tortilla crust

apple tortilla pie/feature

Tortillas are for so much more than the obvious – so this my attempt to get us all to look beyond the roll and the fold, as in burritos and quesadillas and start to think of tortillas as pre-rolled dough. It is dough-like by nature, so why not use it as such – kinda halfway to pastry.

biscotti with spices, almonds & oatmeal

Biscotti are one of the easiest cookies to make, and the flavour combos are virtually endless. Understand that biscotti is a method and when it comes to add-ins – anything goes. And by anything I’m talking nuts, dried fruit, herbs & spices – there alone, are 100’s of combinations.

butter chicken

butter chicken feature

Who doesn’t love India’s buttry national dish! When butter rolls with cream (which is how classic butter chicken is made) – the ending is always happy! But with a little creative thinking, a couple of adjustments, the same buttery richness can be achieved without, I daresay, scads of asset-enhancing dairy. So without further ado – let’s make butter chicken.