Khao Soi – Northern Thailand’s Famous Noodles

If you were to ask us what to eat in Chiang Mai, our number one recommendation would be khao soi! You cannot visit Chiang Mai and miss having a bowl of Northern Thailand’s signature noodles.  What is khao soi you ask? Well, khao ข้าว means rice and soi ซอย means to cut.  It is believed to have been… Continue reading Khao Soi – Northern Thailand’s Famous Noodles

Roasted Potato Galette with Bacon, Cheddar and Chives

I am so so excited that comfort food season has started! I know technically it’s still summer, but the weather here in Toronto has been cooler so comfort food  is definitely necessary! This roasted potato galette with cheddar and chives is definitely comfort food at its finest.  Roasted potatoes, we all know that’s a crowd… Continue reading Roasted Potato Galette with Bacon, Cheddar and Chives

Mexican Chopped Salad with Grilled Chicken and Guacamole

  We usually have salads for our weekday lunches and although it’s fast and easy to put together, sometimes it’s hard to come up with something creative and new.  If you’ve read my other posts, you’d likely know that I get into a rut a lot when it comes to lunch ideas.  For a while,… Continue reading Mexican Chopped Salad with Grilled Chicken and Guacamole

Pita Pizza with Prosciutto, Mushrooms and Arugula

  What do you do when you need to clean up your fridge?  Well, you make pizza of course!  We had little bits of everything leftover sitting in the fridge and so we decided to make a quick pita pizza topped with prosciutto, mushrooms and arugula.  It not only helped clear our fridge of leftovers,… Continue reading Pita Pizza with Prosciutto, Mushrooms and Arugula

Smoked Salmon Wrap with Boursin and Pea Shoots

We love love love smoked salmon (can you tell?)!  We used to live real close to a lot of fantastic Jewish delis and our most favorite lunch is bagel and lox! And one day while thinking of what to make for lunch (I spend a lot of time coming up with our weekly meal plan… Continue reading Smoked Salmon Wrap with Boursin and Pea Shoots

Potato and Leek Soup Topped with Crispy Bacon

We were watching one of our favorite shows recently and one of the characters, a footman, had to do a culinary test and he was asked by the head chef about Vichyssoise.  So this soup, we found out, is very similar to potato and leek soup except for the fact that Vichyssoise is usually eaten… Continue reading Potato and Leek Soup Topped with Crispy Bacon