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3 Tips for Easy Summer Entertaining

3 Tips for Easy Summer Entertaining

We are back from our Italy trip and I am feeling revived and ready to enjoy summer in Toronto. With our new backyard we hope that means lots of entertaining! There’s nothing that makes me happier than sharing a home cooked meal with friends, but it can also come with […]

How to Make Sustainable Seafood Choices

How to Make Sustainable Seafood Choices

Traveling has been a huge part of my life, largely thanks to my dad, which makes it a major source of inspiration in my kitchen.I especially love traveling to destinations where I can indulge in local seafood. My recent trip to Tulum has no shortage […]

Clam & Mussel Linguine

Clam & Mussel Linguine

This dish combines two of my absolute favorite things: seafood and pasta! I know seafood can seem intimidating to make and I used to feel the same but I’ve gotten a lot more comfortable the more I experiment. As soon as I made this pasta […]

Prosciutto & Phyllo Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto & Phyllo Wrapped Asparagus

If you haven’t noticed I kind of have a thing for appetizers. I love making them, snacking on them and of course sharing them with others! During the holidays I’m the first to call dibs on bringing an appetizer to whatever potluck, family gathering or […]

3 Reasons to Choose Sustainable Seafood

3 Reasons to Choose Sustainable Seafood

When it comes to buying groceries, is the source of the food important to you? Aka, do you try to buy local or organic? Do you look for sustainable products? I’ll be the first to admit, it hasn’t been a huge priority for me over […]