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simple asparagus + ramp soup with rustic spelt bread

A part of me kind of feels a bit ridiculous for posting two recipes with ramps/wild leeks today. Let me qualify thisView full post »

simple garlic + greens soup with smoky chickpea flatbread

Despite bemoaning comfort food’s ubiquity or “upscale comfort cuisine” in predominantlyView full post »

chickpea, spring onion + tuscan kale salad {a spring panzanella, revisited}

I was cleaning up one evening in the small kitchen at a community centre in the city. An after-school program held forView full post »

crispy eggplant + harissa flatbread with greens

You’ll have to forgive me for paraphrasing on this one. I remember reading this passage when we were away, onView full post »

lemon rosemary vegetable stack with lentils + creamy horseradish vinaigrette

“Just go with it!” has never been an expression that I’ve enjoyed hearing. It’s mostView full post »

mushroom + stout pot pies with sweet potato crusts

I decided that I wanted this year to be challenging and adventurous. Those are the only concepts/freeform goals thatView full post »

za’atar roasted carrot salad with cashew labneh, avocado + frisée

It felt like it had been a while, so I made you a salad. With fragrant za’atar roasted carrots, curly + gorgeousView full post »

butternut orecchiette with arugula + fishing

I read a passage in a book about arugula recently. It wasn’t a food-focused/cooking book. It was a novel,View full post »

vegetable ceviche + chipotle pepita “pilaf”

My friend asked me if I had any ideas for a simple, raw, vegetable-heavy dish (that wasn’t a salad) to make inView full post »