food waste / food rescue

Basic Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese

Basic Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese

Serves 4

Vancouverites don skates to brave icy roads. This was the headline on CBC News that I woke up to this morning, and it comes following the latest ‘winter storm’ the city received on New Years’ Eve. We’ve now officially had more than a month of unseasonably cold temperatures and a record amount of snow that has not only fallen, but stayed...

A New Year Tradition with Classic Caesar Salad

A New Year Tradition with Classic Caesar Salad

Serves 4

Happy New Year!

Yes, I am fully aware that it is almost February. Another month, and indeed beginning of a new year, has gone by since my last post. However, in this case, I think it’s acceptable, as this post is the epitome of slow food. That being said, I will make a concerted effort to post more frequently in 2016 – but I don’t dare resolve to.

My good friend Alanna has a tradition of making spaghetti and meatballs on New Years Day and...

Carrot Top Pesto & Musings on Food Waste

Carrot Top Pesto & Musings on Food Waste

Makes about 1 ½ cups

Waste not, want not. While at university my friend and classmate Kelsie would recite these words whenever someone questioned her approach to eating a pear or apple. Let me take a moment to acknowledge that this sounds like a really odd thing to question. Trust me though, Kelsie  cleans a core like no one I’ve ever seen. And in a room full of students studying nutrition and obsessed with food, that’s something that demands attention...

Rondriso Farms Corn Chowder

Rondriso Farms Corn Chowder

Serves 4-6

Rainy, cool days have at last arrived on the West Coast and it’s once again that time for the welcome comfort of soups. Let me start by saying I promise my next post will not be a corn recipe. My last recipe post was just over six weeks ago and featured this corn and tomato salad, and here I go today with corn soup. There’s an explanation behind this, I promise...