A Sweet and Savoury September..and a dream came true…”if it has to be, it is up to me”
Sharing: I had the best time learning how to make relish and canning with Jo and friends..
A humbling and fulfilling experience as Kitchen Help Volunteer at Union Gospel Mission..
Visiting friends and kids: Homemade kid friendly sushi salad lunch at home…
Had a fabulous dinner with hubby at Kinome Japanese Kitchen (2511 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC), this picture was published in the Province Gastropost Vancouver!
Dear friends delivered the Wickedly delicious creme brulee from Crackle Creme (245 Union Street, Vancouver Chinatown) to our home:
And a travel dream came true – Snapshot by the Sea: My Maritime memories in Halifax, Nova Scotia (sneak peek of upcoming blog post)
2.5 hours of Fun and Tasty Downtown Somo (South of Morris Street) Food Tour with Local Tasting Tours (Thank you Emily!)
Delicious seafood risotto at The Bicycle Thief Italian Restaurant…
After dinner stroll along the sea walk….
A dream came true: I made it to Peggy’s Cove!
Simple and delicious lunch at Mckelvies: Pan seared Local rainbow trout with tarragon sauce
One hour harbour cruise on Tall Ship Silva (old pirate ship) around the harbour:
A quick visit to the Nova Scotia Art Gallery: do you know who is Maud Lewis? She’s a famous Canadian folk artist, we learn something new every day…
Lobster roll (yes more food) at Seaport Farmer’s Market
And on my way home…quick stopover in Toronto to visit an old friend…and a quick visit to the St. Lawrence Market..yes it’s all about friendship and food..
When I returned to Vancouver…we enjoyed an Italian meal with my friends, Peter (@pastaboypeter on twitter) and James (house historian) who now lives in Italy and came back for a visit..
Stringozzi (shoestring fresh handmade pasta at home), bruschetta with concord grape compote/ricotta/pancetta bits and mozzarella di buffala with cherry tomatoes, salt baked sea bass, Avonlea cheese from PEI, warm savoy cabbage salad
Warm Savoy Cabbage and radicchio salad, with toasted pine nuts, dried cranberries, fried pancetta bits (optional for non-vegetarians), shavings of Parmesan Reggiano with home made Manuka honey balsamic vinaigrette, I took the main elements from the salad I had at the Bicycle Thief (Halifax Bishop’s Landing) and added my own touches, recipe coming!
And today I’m on AM 1470 Fairchild Radio Ms. Deborah Moore’s show sharing my experience with all of you..Thank you Deb M for having me on your show, and thanks everyone for tuning in!
My wish for everyone: La Dolce Vita.