Beyond Greens: West Coast Road Trip

Snacking on wild raspberries in Stanley Park, Vancouver   I’ve already been back at work for one week and our vacation is starting to feel like a distant memory. Overall, Jason and I had a wonderful two-week road trip on the west coast.    Something unfortunate happened on our last night, however. While watching the July 4th …

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Beyond Greens: Flavours of Trinidad & Tobago

Chow made with pomme cythere. Chow is a sort of fruit salad that is actually savoury and spicy. It can also be made with pineapple, mango, plums, etc. Last month, my friend Namita and I had the chance to visit the stunning Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago. It was one of those random trips you …

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Beyond Greens: Edible Paris

Last September, we escaped to Paris for 10 days of indulgence. Here are some of the culinary highlights of the trip. Some displays at the famous bakery “Du pain et des idées” Salade Niçoise – avant Salade Niçoise – après Soupe à l’oignon gratinée Coquille Saint-Jacques Magret de canard Croque-Monsieur Les fromages Impromptu picnic Fondant …

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Peruvian Quinoa Corn Chowder

In the summer of 2007, I escaped to Peru for a few weeks of adventure. Peru truly offers the best of all worlds… the beautiful coastal desert, the breathtaking Andes and the mysterious Inca ruins, and of course, the mesmerizing amazon jungle. On the way to Lake Titicaca and Cusco, our group spent a couple …

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