I love foods that combine sweet flavours with savory dishes – I guess that is why I absolutely adore coconut shrimp. This is a simple recipe that you can prepare in advance and then deep fry when you are ready to eat the shrimp. Serve with a spicy asian sauce or a curry sauce on the side.
This appetizer always garners tons of complements whenever I serve it. I try to make a few small ones (in ramekins) every few months and keep them in the freezer for unexpected guests and dinner parties.
These wings should really be called “left” or “right” wings because they go perfectly with a good hockey game. Gather friends, beer and wings in one spot and allow to mingle – I promise the outcome will be delicious.
Making sushi at home is way better than you’d think. It makes an excellent Sunday lunch and there are so many foodie lessons you can incorporate into the making and eating of sushi (lessons on flavour, texture, culture…etcetera.)
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These crispy little beauties are easy to prepare and really delicious to munch on. So much better than just potato chips, more interesting than deep-fried fish and far superior to onion rings they make great appetizers, finger foods, side dishes… you name it!
These rolls were pretty good — but I love any kind of Asian-style rolls… the only ingredient that I couldn’t taste was the potato. The lemon, chicken and cabbage held their own but the potato matchsticks did not… oh well.
This resplendently pretty-in-pink salad is both beautiful and delicious – and it’s so easy to make you can whip it up in minutes. Just be certain to use the saltiest of feta cheeses or it won’t be enough of a contrary taste to the sticky sweet melon.
Crunch, crunch, crunch. And not a “Lay’s” logo in sight for miles…
This recipe is a work-in-progress that can change depending on what you are in the mood for and what you have available in the cupboard. All good summer BBQ recipes are like this – making them more versatile for spur-of-the-moment picnics, backyard barbeque parties and cottage fare.
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These scallops are perfect cottage-fare. Light, easy to prepare, few ingredients and oh-so-tasty. And you can make them in massive quantities, if you need to serve an army of cottagers.