Goodfood recap: Frango churrasco to pretzel bun burgers

The time has come for another Goodfood recap. Our recent week’s worth of meals included a great deal of variety, and we had the opportunity to pull out the grill for a few of the recipes again. From frango churrasco to pretzel bun burgers, we ate well this week. MONDAY Frango churrasco with potato wedges…

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Goodfood recap: Coconut curry to Dan Dan noodles

The Goodfood selection for the past couple weeks was a mishmash of cuisines. We ate more noodles, but also had the chance to turn on the grill for a few meals. In addition, we have been able to enjoy some dinners on the balcony with these warm summer evenings and I am loving it! By…

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Strawberry almond pavlova

Happy (belated) Canada Day to all my fellow Canadians out there! I was at work, while Mr. Chuckles enjoyed a nice bank holiday at home and spent the entire day cooking up our Canada Day feast. The star was the smoked brisket which he slaved over for nine hours, but I’m going to share the…

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Brazilian-style rotisserie pineapple

Mr. Chuckles continues to experiment with our Kamado Joe grill, recently sprucing it up with their rotisserie attachment. This week, we’ve enjoyed rotisseried picanha steak and cornish hen. After those hearty meaty meals, it was time to test out a sweeter treat. When Mr. Chuckles and I were staying at the Hard Rock Hotel &…

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Goodfood recap: Asian week

From udon to teriyaki salmon, our past week with the Goodfood meal kits was heavily Asian inspired. We did a bunch of stir frying and ate a whole lot of noodles and rice, but Iโ€™m not complaining! Mr. Chuckles took a turn preparing a few of them this time, as I had a brutal week…

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Goodfood recap: Teriyaki burgers to Mezze platter

If you follow me on Instagram, you may be aware that Iโ€™ve been continuing to cook away with the Goodfood meal kits. Iโ€™ve also been working on my plating and food photography but didnโ€™t have any luck with the #GoodFoodieMoment photo contest. Curse you, Goodfood, curse you! In any case, I have now tested out…

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Easy breezy Caprese salad

Here’s an easy light salad recipe, just in time for us lazy cooks as summer weather finally arrives. Caprese salad (or insalata Caprese) is a simple Italian dish named for the island of Capri, made up of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil, all seasoned with salt and olive oil. If you want to eat…

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On my shelf: A few books for the foodies

I spend more time than I’d like to admit planted in front of the television, but every so often, I read. I was reorganizing our bookshelves today and identified a small collection of food and drink related literature that I thought I’d share with you all. Here’s what I have on the shelf right now.…

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Cedar planked shiso pesto salmon & miso maitake mushrooms

One of our forever favourite restaurants and a worthy addition to the Best of Toronto is Skippa, a modest but top quality Japanese eatery that serves delicious sushi along with other innovative small plates. The dishes are inspired by southern Kyushu cuisine, formulated by the skilled hand of chef Ian Robinson, whose credentials include apprenticing…

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Goodfood recap: A week of meal kits

As you may recall, I have finally started contributing to our sustenance by getting in the kitchen and actually cooking every so often. We signed up for the Goodfood meal kit subscription shortly after the C-virus took hold and grocery shopping became more complicated. At least the toilet paper hoarding stopped pretty quickly. For the…

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