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Dandelion greens: from field to plate

To the average eye, dandelions are nothing but pesky perennials, weeds that invade our fields and lawns at the same time each year. But beneath the flower are dandelion leaves; a nutritious bitter green that can be enjoyed in many ways. In fact, any Italian worth his salt should recall tales of grandparents carefully picking dandelion […]

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Seasonal spotlight :: Asparagus three ways, three days

It’s asparagus season folks, which means that now is the time to stack these spears high on your plates. Peel your eyes and you should notice asparagus in abundance at your local farmer’s market or grocery store. If you haven’t already, I urge you to take advantage of seasonal foods like these, when they’re at […]

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Getting crudité creative

Did you get the memo? Colour is very in this spring. But I’m not here to talk about coloured denim. I want to talk about colour on your plates. There is something very refreshing and invigorating about spring and to me, nothing says it better than a plate of colourful crudité. It’s a perfect nod […]

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