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Tomato and Parsley Scrambled Tofu
Brunch

Tomato and Parsley Scrambled Tofu

By On October 19, 2012

It’s not all that easy to get good tofu here in Panama. They sell it, but it’s, for the most part, the silken kind that I am not a fan of. It… Read More

Potatoes

Hot Sauce Home Fries

By On August 11, 2012

Ok, this is barely a recipe. Seriously. Let’s not pretend I’m being Nigella here. I’m sure that you all know how to make home fries, but I couldn’t resist sharing this uber-delicious… Read More

Avocado

Gluten-free “Eggy” Breakfast Wraps

By On May 9, 2012

I’ve always said that the best recipes come to you when the cupboard is bare and you are desperate to eat, and this recipe came about when Putin was hungry for snacks… Read More

Brunch

Spinach and Sweet Potato Cakes

By On April 17, 2012

A potato cake, in the way we’re using the world (ie, the British way) is somewhere between a hash brown and a patty, or, in Scotland, is most like a puck of… Read More

Vegan Bacon: Jerk Eggplant Bacon
Brunch

Jerk Eggplant “Bacon”

By On April 16, 2012

One of the things I get asked most often when people find out that I don’t eat meat (after “where do you get your protein from?” and “what about cheese?”) is “OH… Read More

Vegan Tofu Benedict
Breads

Vegan Tofu Benedict

By On December 27, 2011

There are some things in life that are worth imitating. Eggs Benedict is one of those. Ever since I had the vegan brunch at the Windsor Arms here in Toronto I’ve been… Read More

Garlic and Soy Greens
Broccoli

Garlic and Soy Greens with Pumpkin Seeds

By On November 17, 2011

This is one of my current favourite side dishes. I’ve been a total convert to broccoli in the last few years (in my friend’s words, “it’s a sponge for the flavour!”) and… Read More

Refried Beans Bagel
Breads

Refried Beans Bagel

By On October 27, 2011

Last weekend Putin went up to Montreal for a few days to celebrate graduating (congratulations Putin!). The upside of this for me is that he, of course, brought back some of those… Read More

The Full Ukrainian Breakfast
Avocado

The Full Ukrainian Breakfast

By On September 19, 2011

If you’ve ever eaten a Ukrainian meal, odds are that you’ve eaten kasha. I learned to love kasha (otherwise known as buckwheat groats) living in a Ukrainian house for a few weeks,… Read More

Breakfast Spicy Beans and Rice
GF Breakfasts

Breakfast Spicy Beans and Rice

By On September 15, 2011

As a culture that likes to jump on healthy food ideas from other countries (acai, quinoa, etc) it’s unusual that we’ve not taken more wholeheartedly to rice and beans for breakfast. A… Read More