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 […]

Chocolate Covered Mango Popsicle

Chocolate Covered Mango Popsicle

Ryan tried this chocolate covered mango popsicle in Brooklyn when we visited a few summers ago. Of course I had to take a bite, and it was fresh, cooling, delicious, and healthier than any ice cream or sorbets! This chocolate covered frozen mango popsicle tastes decadent and is a great cooling snack on a hot summer day. Make […]

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 […]

Toronto Eats: Birthday Dinner at Wvrst

Toronto Eats: Wvrst

For Karlos’ birthday, we went for hot dogs at Wvrst. Karlos is not a picky eater; he has tried everything from grasshoppers and zebra to snow pea shoots and okra. However, there are only a couple of foods that he won’t touch: eggplants, eggs, and until recently, sausages. He will still not eat regular hot dog wieners […]

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