I had a few requests for another pizza we made at Growing Eden, using fresh beets from the garden. Ask and you shall receive! We made it the same day we made the Summer Harvest Ratatouille Pizza, so it has a lot of the same ingredients, but is a beautiful pink and purple colour. The … Continue reading
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Summer Harvest Ratatouille Pizza
It is the peak of summer, when zucchini, eggplant and tomato harvesting is in full swing. When vegetables are freshly picked and taste their best, it’s the perfect time to experiment with your glorious bounty. One way to use your harvest is to make a delicious pizza. But, chances are that you don’t want to … Continue reading
The ‘Garden Bowl’: My Take On Whitewater’s ‘Glory Bowl’
While growing vegetables and sharing delicious meals together at Growing Eden, we tend to talk a lot about food. A few weeks back, my dear coworker was telling me about this meal she made for her friends for a dinner party, and called the dish the ‘Glory Bowl’, filled with sautéed tofu, brown rice and … Continue reading
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes two kittens in a baby carriage!
Some exciting events have happened since last summer outside of the blogosphere, and I just wanted to touch base to let you in on a few milestones. Got Married to my handsome husband!! Brought home two adorable new kittens Benji and Layla! Started another year at Growing Eden! Graduated from Langara with … Continue reading
Growing Eden: Falafel Burgers with Cilantro Feta Sauce & Pickled Onions
Last week at Growing Eden, we broke out the barbecue and made some vegetarian friendly falafel burgers. Although these burgers are typically budget friendly, I splurged and purchased everything organic from Whole Foods. I even got some beautiful heirloom tomatoes to complement these protein-packed patties. Falafels are primarily made of chickpeas and are traditionally deep-fried. … Continue reading
My 3rd CSA Harvest: Tabbouleh and Fried Haloumi Salad with Chia Vinaigrette
I picked up my CSA harvest on such a beautiful Vancouver day. It feels like summer has arrived! This week’s harvest included: Daikon Radishes, Kale, baby Leeks and Onions, Lettuce, Arugula and Parsley. As I have been crazy busy with finishing up my food service practicum and working, I asked Paulo to make dinner one … Continue reading
Does Distance Make the Heart Grow Fonder?
I know… I created a blog… and wrote 3 posts then left for 3 months. I hope this distance has left you wanting more! I do have a whole cart full of excuses though: 5 courses, volunteering, preparing my dietetics application, moving, working, and finally organizing my new project, a community kitchen program! Good news … Continue reading