Roger Mooking’s fresh tomato galette

RMTTart1Are you on Instagram? I am. And it will come as no surprise to you that, just like my Pinterest feed, it is full of food pictures.

One picture that recently caught my eye was one posted by Canadian chef and recording artist Roger Mooking, whom I first heard of from watching Chopped Canada.

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Roasted cherry tomato and spinach tortellini soup

TortelliniSoup1-3Cookies and cakes are to Christmas what pumpkin is to Halloween: for a few weeks, they are everywhere. Not that I mind, but I find that a savoury recipe is a nice change.

And unless you live in the southern hemisphere, you’re probably feeling like tucking into comfort foods. Now, I don’t know about you, but for me, nothing screams comfort food like a bowl of hot curled-up-on-the-couch-with-a-plaid soup. Lire la suite

Twisted Pesto Bread

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I have to admit I have an obsession with bread. Not just eating, but making it too. Or maybe is it an obsession with making (almost) everything from scratch. The truth is, while I find nothing particularly fun or therapeutic about kneading a bread dough for 10 minutes, I like watching it rise, I like the smell of warm bread spreading through the house, I like tapping underneath a loaf for that hollow sound meaning the bread is baked through, I like the anticipation of cutting into it and tasting to see if I nailed it…

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