Appetizers

Recipe: Coconut Shrimp

Recipe: Coconut Shrimp

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.

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Sun Dried Tomato and Pesto Terrine/Torta/Pate

Sun Dried Tomato and Pesto Terrine/Torta/Pate

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.

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Recipe: Chicken Wings

Recipe: Chicken Wings

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.

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Recipe: Sushi for Kids

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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Recipe: Cod-Potato Fritters

Recipe: Cod-Potato Fritters

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!

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Recipe: Lemon Chicken Rolls (with citrus dipping sauce)

Recipe: Lemon Chicken Rolls (with citrus dipping sauce)

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.

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