Lunch at Liquidity wines

Liquidity wines in Okanagan Falls has been one of our favourite Okanagan wineries for some time. It has so much going for it – lovely location, art installations, wonderful restaurant, interesting architecture, and yes, excellent wines. We’ve been a member of their wine club for fine years. It’s only an hours drive from home but… Continue reading Lunch at Liquidity wines

Miku Vancouver

The highlight of our visit to Vancouver was dinner at Miku. Situated along the Burrard Inlet next to Vancouver’s landmark Canada Place, Miku delivers gourmet Aburi cuisine paired with its signature energetic ambience, attentive service, and beautiful view. Originally located on West Hastings Street in Coal Harbour, Miku first introduced its Aburi-style cuisine to Vancouver… Continue reading Miku Vancouver

Greek pasta salad

This is a great side dish for the summer. It is easy to make, uses all sorts of summer veggies, doesn’t require a lot of cooking, and feeds a crowd. It also does not have a mayo based dressing making it a better choice for summer entertaining. Oh yes, it tastes great. That helps. 🙂… Continue reading Greek pasta salad

Food

Mom used to say that being raised during the depression taught her to never waste food (she was born in 1940. LOL) That frugality was passed on to me. I HATE throwing food away. In order to avoid wasting food we are working hard at getting the food in the pantry/freezer/refrigerator used up before we… Continue reading Food

Thai carrot salad

My sister was in town last wee. I think she wanted to wander her old haunts one last time because after we move there will be nothing to draw her back here except for memories. While she was here I invited my cousin and his wife for dinner. Other than being just a good opportunity… Continue reading Thai carrot salad

Asparagus risotto

It’s asparagus season here in Ontario. One of my favourite times of the year. Asparagus is usually the first locally grown vegetables to hit the market and it signals lots of goodness to come. We’ve had asparagus in our CSA box for two weeks now and it has been delicious! One of my favourite things… Continue reading Asparagus risotto