Bacon Wrapped Dates with Manchego CheeseA simple 3 ingredient recipe that will become a favourite!Gnocchi with Sage, Butternut Squash and Walnut PestoComfort food at its best. Plump pillows of gnocchi, fall squash and sage along with Favuzzi’s exceptional walnut pesto.
This is an easy but elegant dish developed by chef Ran.Curried Turkey SoupWhat could be easier than this delicious soup flavoured with Arvinda’s wonderful spice blend. The perfect soup for turkey leftovers. Greek Orzo SaladThis delicious Greek pasta salad is an update of one of our most popular salads we’ve ever published. Using Divina’s Marinated Feta and Olives makes this recipe a breeze!Shrimp and Chorizo with Garlic and OlivesThis recipe showcases smoky Don Jose chorizo with our delicious OceanPrime shrimp. Mop up the wonderful pan juices with slices of grilled baguette!Salad NiçoiseHailing from Nice, France, Salad Niçoise (pronounced "nee-suaz") is a protein-rich, composed salad made with raw vegetables, canned tuna and more.Pasta Salad with Salmon Bites and Spicy Maple DressingPasta salads are a mainstay of summer pot lucks and backyard barbecues. The following recipe showcases sockeye maple nuggets from West Coast Select, and spiced maple syrup from Proper Heathen. Easy Duck Confit AppetizerThese easy-but-elegant appetizers feature several of our favourite Canadian products.Olive and Cheese CornbreadWhat could be easier than combining some chopped Olive & Olives jalapeño-stuffed olives with Arva Flour Mill Corn Bread mix. Bake in your 10-inch cast iron pan and you have a delicious savoury bread to accompany a meal.Chopped SaladThis delicious chopped salad lets you take pride in your knife skills! A wonderful combination of flavours and textures, this is an ideal warm-weather pot luck salad.Smoked Salmon AppetizersThis fantastic appetizer showcases a myriad of flavours and textures. A crowd pleaser for sure!Cheese FondueThere's no real "wrong" way to enjoy fondue. It's a fabulous means to enjoy whatever breads, cured meats, fresh fruits and vegetables you might have on hand. Sweet Potato, Kale and Corn ChowderThis hearty vegetarian chowder takes advantage of all that Fall has to offer. It freezes well, too.
Susan’s Potato SaladA dollop of Dijon elevates this versatile and classic summer side. Highly recommended.Smoked Trout Salad with Fresh Local GreensHorseradish in a salad? Who knew! California meets Scandinavia in this easy, nutritious, fresh and healthy salad.Jill’s Basic VinaigretteA basic vinaigrette can make the simplest, most ordinary of greens spectacular.Quickled OnionsQuick pickled sweet onions are a fabulous addition to burgers, salads, and sandwiches of all kinds.Cucumber CocktailThe refreshing flavour of cucumber and lime are a great way to beat the heat. Qcumber water is delicious on its own!Cucumber SalsaA nice, refreshing change from typical salsa. This has a light crunch and still packs just a little bit of heat.Cucumber Tuna CupA delicious marriage of some of our favourite ingredients: Callipo tuna, Kewpie mayonnaise and Proper Heathen Chili Oil Crisp.Carrot Top PestoTurn something that usually goes into the composter into a delicious take on pesto.Roasted New PotatoesFew things are better than roasted local potatoes, especially when you add one of our many special seasonings.Lentils with Beets, Walnuts and Goat CheeseI love lentils, particularly the French green Du Puy lentils. These lentils keep their shape and texture much better than most, and the color is more intense. Once you’ve had these it’s hard to go back to any other kind. This salad features sweet roasted beets and goat cheese with the lentils, along with toasted walnuts and a delicious vinaigrette. One of my favourite main-course salads, it can be served with the lentils warm or chilled.Chutney, Ham and Cream Cheese PinwheelsThese tasty pinwheels go together quickly as long as you have puffed pastry tucked in the freezer and a jar of Jill's Table Apple Tamarind Chutney.Baked Brie with Jill’s Table ChutneyThis recipe is the best baked cheese dip for a shared appetizer that is simple, elegant, and sure to please.Hearty Tuscan SoupThis soup is Tuscan simplicity at its best. Great quality olive oil, tomatoes and beans along with some local vegetables. A heaping spoonful of grated cheese is all you will need to round out this satisfying soup!
Ran’s Lemon/Olive Tuna CrostiniThis recipe is another example of how versatile our favourite canned tuna is. We love the combination of the tangy olives with the garlicky aioli. If you want to make this a lunch, spread the mixture over a piece of your favourite toasted bread and cover with mozzarella cheese. Bake in a toaster oven to make it a “tuna melt”.Farro SaladFarro is one of the most ancient grains, with its roots in the Mediterranean. This healthy salad features crisp fennel and cucumber. You can buy great local fennel at the outdoor farmer’s market at Covent Garden Market.Salmon Fresh RollsThis Thai classic gets an update with the addition of smoked salmon and avocado. Perfect for summer entertaining.
Easy ColeslawA simple coleslaw with a few special ingredients to add a kick.