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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Air fryer Portobello mushrooms

Tonight’s recipe is a savoury one to switch things up from all the desserts I’ve been blogging about lately. Don’t worry, I’ll have another sweets post coming right up after this. Mr. Chuckles and I love mushrooms (see here and here). Our favourite appetizer at our local Italian restaurant Terroni is the fungi assoluti, featuring…

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Risotto à la forestière with wild mushrooms

The term à la forestière, translating to ‘of the forest’, is a French cooking style wherein the dish is characterized by hearty, earthy flavours. Typically, this features wild mushrooms sautéed in butter. Risotto is, of course, a traditional Italian dish but variations of it are also commonly featured in French cuisine. This recipe for risotto…

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