Fried Eggs with Za’atar and Cheese

Fried eggs with za’atar, like some of my favourite recipes, was invented from leftovers. While making breakfast one Sunday morning, I found some extra za’atar spice mixed with some olive oil and a chunk of mozzarella in our fridge.  I had already started frying some eggs, so I sprinkled the spice and chopped cheese right […]

One Morning in Grasse

One Morning in Grasse

On Friday in Nice, Ryan and I ate the hostel breakfast supplemented with our truffle brie, foie gras pâté, ripe tomatoes, peaches, and cep sausage. We checked out and went to pick up our rental car from the train station. At the station, we saw more armed soldiers and security patrolling the station, as well […]

Swiss Cheese and Mushroom Quiche

Swiss Cheese and Mushroom Quiche

This Swiss cheese and mushroom quiche is a variation of the basic quiche recipe, the same one that I used to make the feta and spinach quiche earlier this month. I added a touch of our special truffle salt – salt with 5% dried black truffles! The small amount of truffle salt in its little jar […]

Spinach Quiche

Spinach Quiche

It’s officially spring in Toronto, but it’s been unseasonably cold and we’ve had a second coming of winter with 5-cm dumps of snow in April! Mixing up a filling and savoury spinach quiche with springlike ingredients helps me wait for the snow to melt and the fragrant hyacinths to bloom. At work, I teach people how […]

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