Tag Archive: salt

popcorn with maple syrup & salt

It doesn’t get any better than this! Popcorn, maple syrup, brown (and if you have it, maple) sugar, maple extract & salt. Talk about addictive. I make popcorn in the microwave using brown paper lunch bags, make the maple coating in a measuring cup, pour it over the popcorn, stir to coat and bake it…

sweet potato gratin with toasted nuts & parmesan

sweet potato gratin with garlic & rosemary

A gratin is a method – so feel free to switch up the root vegetable and the flavours to create a dish to compliment any main you got going!

garlic roasted with olive oil

roasted garlic feature bagel

Roasted garlic is the easiest thing to make to bring some serious flavour to just about anything – break up several cloves, drizzle with olive oil, salt & pepper before wrapping in foil is one of the best ways to cook a vampire’s fiercest enemy! And oh the places you’ll go!

tortilla bowls

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Tortillas are good for so many things and at the top of the list is a bowl! Whether savoury or sweet, a tortilla can be turned into a lovely edible receptacle for virtually anything a standard bowl could contain. Happy bowling! I mean bowling.

onions caramelized

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Mastering how to caramelize onions is very simple – cook over low heat which allows the sugars to caramelize, very similar to what happens when a steak hits a hot grill. Keeping a supply of caramelized onions on hand will transform all sorts of recipes from blah to beyond belief!