Ottawa

Revisiting Ireland

Revisiting Ireland

Ahh, are we starting to see green yet? I mean, there’s no grass growing in snowy Ottawa, but St. Patrick’s Day is everywhere on cookie icing to shamrocks for sale in grocery stores. Do you celebrate? I can’t say I’ve ever had green beer but I do know that in my Ottawa pub-going student days, I would love the joyousness that the Irish holiday would bring to the city.

Bluesfest Recap 2016

Bluesfest Recap 2016

This year included a lot more gluten free options! Every year I want to find out how many people are offering GF options (not pizza, unfortunately..) so I always ask each vendor. THIS YEAR Fadi's (Main Stage) started offering gluten free wraps and buns! Hooray! I guess it helps to keep asking ;)

Babotie - South African Ground Lamb Casserole

Babotie - South African Ground Lamb Casserole

I fell in love with this dish when I was at cooking school and make it for a lot of my clients. I'm happy to be sharing my version of it with you! I make this a lot at home of myself too since it's an easy grab and go lunch that can be reheated really easily in a microwave or toaster oven.