Seared Scallop Pasta with Parsley & Burst Tomatoes

Lately I’m really trying to make dinner recipes that feel special. Now that I’m cooking pretty much every meal at home throughout quarantine, it’s so easy to make the same pantry meals on autopilot without putting any creativity into it. Even as someone who loves cooking, the monotony is cooking every single meal, every single…

Carrot, Apple & Ginger Soup with Coconut Milk

Times of distress call for soup, but there’s only so much chicken noodle one can consume, so I created this bright, inviting carrot soup to inject a little more happiness into my quarantine days. I’ve been subscribing to a local Toronto produce delivery box and it’s amazing (check out Foodshare Toronto), but since the box…

Forbidden Rice with Sweet Potatoes, Bell Peppers and Scallions

This is one of my favourite recipes of all time (and I don't say that lightly!) As someone who grew up eating exclusively jasmine rice, I was completely shocked when I first tried forbidden rice (also known as black japonica rice). The texture and flavour are subtly different, and I love its slightly sticky consistency.…

Gingery Soba Noodle Salad with Crispy Salmon

Soba noodles were a big discovery for me - they’re made with buckwheat so they’re way higher in protein and vitamins than your average noodle, plus they’re gluten-free and have a super satisfying texture and a rich, earth flavour that goes with just about everything. This is one of my go-to meals when I’m craving…

Lemony Mussel Linguine with Garlic & Parsley

One of my food goals for 2020 is to cook with more sustainable seafood to a) get out of my comfort zone in the kitchen and b) eat a more sustainable diet  (because the planet is burning, you guys!) This Mussel Linguine is a direct result of that goal, and I’m *so* happy with how…