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The phorrito

As you know, I am a huge fan of converting foods of all nations into unusual formats (e.g. spaghetti burritos, bulgogi tacos, thanksgiving pizza, etc, etc). So when I saw this article on Foodbeast, I knew I must make a Phorritto. Have I told you the story of how I moved to a small island in BC […]

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Quick soba noodle stir fry

Soba noodles have become very popular in North America in recent years, and for good reasons. 1. They are an excellent gluten-free alternative to wheat noodles. They are made of 100% whole grain buckwheat flour. 2. The carbohydrates in soba noodles are of a lower glycemic index value than wheat or rice noodles, because they […]

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Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers

 With the weather finally improving here in Toronto, and things looking more and more like summer, I have been trying to think up some easy weeknight recipes for the barbecue.  One of the first things that comes to mind is shrimp. It’s cheap, and its fast – it grills in about 10 minutes. And it’s not […]

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