Mushroom Stew

April 7 Pretty much every week, my boyfriend makes his lunch for the week. Typically (90% of the time?), it is some sort of stew type concoction with meat that he eats over egg noodles. Chicken paprikash and beef bourgignon are on the rotation quite frequently and while I definitely don’t crave meat, I feel […]

Omelette with Mushroom and Parmesan

February 24 Yesterday, I got up at 5:00 am (like probably many people in Canada) to watch the gold medal game in Men’s hockey. As someone who is not a huge fan (read: been dating my hockey-loving boyfriend for nine years and still can’t sit through a game) of hockey or sports more generally, I […]

Mushroom, Bean and Barley Soup

February 5 The other week I had my friend over for dinner. I knew her boyfriend was out of town and I was throwing together some soup. I figured she may want some company so I invited her up even though I knew dinner wasn’t anything special. It was bean and barley soup but I […]

Stuff on Toast

November 7 The toast that started this whole compilation of toast ‘recipes’ is the one that looks like, well, nothing, in the photographs. We were in Spain a little over two years ago and we had what I later learned was called Pa amb tomàquet for breakfast. It was so simple: a delicious, thick, piece […]