This is one of the first dishes Matt ever made for me. It is actually his mother’s recipe (that we have adjusted slightly) and has become a staple in our house when we need something that is easy and quick to put together while being budget friendly. I buy our beans dried and soak them overnight with a bit of apple cider vinegar before cooking them and storing them in the freezer.
Meet our newest addition! Baby Ira, born at home on the morning of September 30th. He is a delight and we are all smitten with him. Thank you to everyone who has been so generous in making us meals and treats and providing amazing support in other ways. And also for being so darned excited about his arrival.
Mole (Mo-lay) has got to be one of my favourite sauces of all time. It has a special flavour that is completely unique to Mexico and is the perfect balance of salty, sweet, sour and bitter. I have very fond memories as a child of eating turkey in mole sauce during very special occasions.
This is one of the tastiest curry dishes and it is on the menu for dinner this week. The browned onions add a rich flavour and pair beautifully with the tomato and tang of the kokum. It is also easy and quick to make and friendly for people who eat a vegetarian or solely plant-based diet. I often make a mung bean dahl (recipe coming soon) and basmati rice to go with it. Slow-rise spelt […]
Vietnamese Pho is a delicious soup of rice noodles and thinly sliced rare beef in a rich spiced beef bone broth. Topped with Thai mint and basil and mung bean sprouts, this dish is a feast for the senses and also incredibly nourishing. If beef bone broth is normally too full-on for you, this is a great version to try, as the spices really alter the flavour and smell for the better! If you are […]
If there is one food I would recommend getting into your body on a regular basis it would have to be raw fermented sauerkraut (naturally fermented cabbage). This stuff is loaded with probiotics to help line the gut (digestive tract) with beneficial bacteria while also providing important vitamins, minerals and enzymes to help with digestion and gut health. Sauerkraut also helps to get rid of toxins in our body as well as reducing and eliminating fungal and yeast […]