I love a good salad. You know when you go to a potluck and someone brings this intriguingly amazing looking salad that tastes so good, like nothing you’ve eaten before. That was never me, it was always my sister, but I think I may have found a contender with this one.
A belly warming winter soup. This soup is easy to throw together and easily falls into the comfort food category. I found this recipe on Foodland Ontario. I substituted wonderful sweet and salty roast ham as a garnish along with double smoked cheddar that I found to be an excellent compliment.
A satisfying root veg soup. I’ve always wanted to make something with celery root (celeriac), although I had always thought my first venture with this root vegetable would be in the form of a purée accompanying a protein main. As time and necessity would have it I needed to throw together a quick meal. What should be staring up at me from the vegetable drawer of my fridge, but celery root and some left over ham and jus from Easter dinner. This was the result.
Best sandwich ever! Now, some people may disagree with me. There are more elaborate, gourmet sandwiches and there are simple sandwiches, but when you’re hungry and looking for a descent, dare I say amazing sandwich you gotta eat a cubano. Don’t forget to pair it with a cerveza. I got hooked on these ever since watching Jon Favreau’s movie “Chef“. After seeing their expressions when they tasted the sandwich I was totally sold on trying it. After all, that’s what I strive for when I make food is to bring that “OMFG, this is amazing” feeling to my patrons. Continue reading