Monthly Archives: October 2013

Crabapple Sauce

Hi there, This week I have been busy preparing to be away for a month. One thing I like to do before I leave is put up excess produce. Last week I roasted 20 lbs of organic tomatoes and a … Continue reading

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Apple Picking

Thanksgiving Monday my sweetie and I went apple picking at our local U-Pick. It’s called La Fleur du pommier, the photo below shows one of the four owners. They have a great variety of prepared food products as well as … Continue reading

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Filipino Cassava Cake -Chef Ilona Daniel

2 cups grated cassava 1 cup freshly grated coconut 2 eggs, beaten 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk 1.5 cans sweetened condensed milk 1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk Preheat an oven to 350oF (175 degrees C). Stir the cassava, … Continue reading

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Parsley, Rosemary and Thyme

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian fellow foodies. Turkey day today but somehow I didn’t end up having to cook one. Our daughter’s wonderful in-laws had dinner for sixteen; a small group for them. It was a lovely meal and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Harvest Bounty -II

Today while the last of my nice Organic tomatoes were roasting, I prepared some juicy fresh red peppers for grilling in the oven.   Nothing easier to do really. My recipe is based on Marcella Hazan’s Essential of Classic Italian … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Harvest Bounty – I

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends. We’ve had a beautiful sunny weekend so far and it was beautiful weather to process lots of harvest bounty; some purchased and some home grown. Yesterday I started oven roasting 20 lb of … Continue reading

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Gluten free Tempura By: Chef Ilona Daniel

Tempura is one of those must-have dishes whenever we find ourselves in a Japanese restaurant. One of the most important tips is to keep your batter very cold by employing the use of a(n) cold/ice water bath base for the … Continue reading

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