Silky Squash & Leek Soup

January 2, 2017

And then just like that, we switched the page to a whole new year. Happy 2017! It’s been cold in these parts ~ like, really, really cold for us, not to mention all the snow and ice. A good time to stay inside and read all those books you might have picked up over the holidays, or to make any … Read More

ShiraSilky Squash & Leek Soup

Barley & Lentil Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

December 28, 2016

Every year I gripe at the sheer craziness that takes over come December, and every year, once Christmas morning arrives and the world takes a much needed pause, I relish in the the quiet time we get to spend together with friends and family. This year was no exception, as we did what we always do come December 25th. A … Read More

ShiraBarley & Lentil Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

20 Favourite Holiday Recipes

December 23, 2016

Can we believe it’s already the end of another whole year? I know this is said every year but I can’t help but feel that somehow time is speeding up even more in this new age we are living in. I sort of blame technology, but in recent weeks have come to the conclusion that this fleeting feeling we have … Read More

Shira20 Favourite Holiday Recipes

Winter Chickpea Minestrone

December 13, 2016

Well guys, it has truly been a minute. I just counted today it’s been a month since I last posted, hot off the results of the US election, and reeling from the loss of our great Leonard Cohen. If there’s one thing I know I will recall from that time in history was that while the world seemed to be … Read More

ShiraWinter Chickpea Minestrone

Open-Faced Toast with Crispy Chickpeas & Dukkah

This recipe just may be the new avocado toast (bold, I know). I know it looks a little more complicated than the classic mash-with-a-fork snack that we all love so much, but with a very small amount of effort, I promise you’ll rejoice with this tasty new go-to toast (and another excuse to enjoy your favourite bread). I made this … Read More

ShiraOpen-Faced Toast with Crispy Chickpeas & Dukkah