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Apple Pie Pudding for Breakfast!

I grew up eating apple pie. In the summer, my family and I would head to Vernon, British Columbia, in the heart of the Okanagan valley, to visit my mom’s parents. Baba and Dido — Ukrainian for grandmother and grandfather respectively — would be waiting with open arms to welcome us to their home. What […]

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The Undiet Diet: Taste, and Release!

  I was at a gathering recently when the person next to me asked, “Are you on a diet?” I was a bit surprised by the question so I quickly replied, “Why?” She said she thought I was because I didn’t have a lot of food on my plate. I didn’t tell her that I […]

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Do you know what Bärlauch is?

My husband and I took a trip to Berlin, Germany last year to visit friends who stayed there for three months. My friend is a great cook and takes interest in local food, culinary experimentation, and quality for the price. That’s probably why we’re such close friends! It was she who told me about this […]

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Your Canadian Food Story

Oh Canada, glorious and free. We love thee! And the food. Yes, it sure looks like we do. Love food, community, and stories about them. I have a quest: I’m determined committed to collecting 150 stories about food by the end of 2017 (yikes, I guess since I wrote it down I am now accountable […]

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Kajmak Fresh Tomato Soup

Why this soup? I do like tomatoes and a really good creamy soup using them, but truthfully I had an excess amount of tomatoes that were starting to age. There was no way those babies were going to be wasted! I also had some kajmak – more of what this is in a moment – […]

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