I like to make these for my girlfriend on quiet weekend mornings:
Cheese Scones with Strawberry, Papaya, or Mango Chutney
Cheese Scone Ingredients:
225g (about 2 cups) plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
50 g butter
125 g (about 1 cup) grated sharp cheddar, gruyère, or similar sharp cheese
Mix flour, cayenne pepper, and grated cheese in a [...]
Rich in vitamins B, C, and A, asparagus is the quintessential springtime treat. Whether grilled, roasted, sautéed, or steamed as a companion to a main dish or as the featured essence of a light soup, this cancer-fighting vegetable is versatile and rich in flavour.
One simple way to cook asparagus is by steaming. This is best done with [...]
Got a bag of cherries and a duck? Here’s what to do with them:
Roast Duck in Port (or Brandy) Cherry Sauce
1. Pit about 250g of cherries.
2. In a saucepan, place a finely-chopped shallot or onion with about 2 tbsp of butter and cook until golden.
3. Add the cherries to the pan, and add about 50mL [...]
Dear English Gentleman,
My girlfriend’s birthday is coming up and I’d like to do something special for her. Usually, like a good boyfriend and gentleman, I take her out to a concert or a movie and then dinner at a restaurant, but this time I’d like to show her what an awesome boyfriend I am by [...]
Giving a dinner party? Serve this as an amuse bouche: cut up an apple in very thin wedges, arrange like a flower in a dish. On top of each apple wedge, place a thin slice of gruyère or similar sharp cheese. Top with a small dab of balsamic jelly. Mmmm…lovely!