Globally Inspired Flavours

Appetizers

Chutney vs. Relish

I have been asked several times WHAT is the difference between a Chutney and a Relish? The definitive answer for me is still on the back burner; some believe a Chutney is a fruit based compote that borders on the sweet side, while a Relish […]

Bacon Stuffed Avocado Halves

I have decided recently, to have an illicit love affair with avocados. Not only the fruit themselves but with the oil. The avocado has for many years has been viewed as the guacamole only ingredient although you can actually use them for more then just […]

Cheese and Herb Bread

At this time of year when winter has us by the short and curlies a nice hearty loaf of bread with a steaming bowl of hot soup or stew certainly hits the spot. On the agenda this evening is a Chicken and Barley Soup with […]

Snow Kissed Berries

With Valentines Day now on the horizon, chocolate covered strawberries are always a lovely treat that scream sensuality.  Nothing like sharing a few chocolate dipped strawberries and a glass of wine with your love on a cold winter’s night in front of a roaring fire.  […]

Twisted Walnut Date Crisps

The idea of using Wonton wrappers as a dessert is likely a North American phenomenon. To most Chinese the idea of their beloved savory being turned into a deep fried sweet item is somewhat blasphemous but, after spending almost 20 years of my life in […]