Damn Good Gravy

Rich and silky gravy to pour over pretty much everything.

Scape Soup

Start savouring the taste of summer and the early crops from garden or market.

Maple Tea Cake

catherine yronwode is a woman I admire for her encyclopaedic knowledge, her business acumen, her magical skill and her absolutely fabulous honey cake.  It’s rich, moist, filled with spices and sweetness and if you want the recipe it can be found in the Hoodoo Food cookbook. Now given I can never leave well enough alone,…

Shortcut Curry

While it’s nice to spend the day chopping, sautéing and simmering – sometimes you just want dinner on the table quickly and easily. But you don’t want it to taste like tin can beans and tomato sauce… Shortcut curry it is. While there are dozens of variations on the theme, this one works by jazzing…

Basic Pea and Veggie Soup with Variations to Try

Everybody needs a basic vegetable soup recipe that’s quick, easy and empties the fridge of what’s hanging out and starting to look stupid; this is mine. Bonus: it makes tons of soup (think 20 cups or more) so there’s lots left to reheat during the week or freeze for later.  Second bonus: the turmeric makes…