Soba Noodle Salad with Mango and Scallops

I’m not sure about you, but I usually bring my own lunch to work.  Well, I usually have an assortment of food in my lunch bag- my breakfast (usually a smoothie or yogurt parfait in a mason jar), snacks (cut up fruit and nuts) and of course, my lunch.  I used to buy lunch everyday… Continue reading Soba Noodle Salad with Mango and Scallops

Seafood Chowder (Maritime Seafood Chowder)

Spring fever is definitely here for us Torontonians.  Yesterday, we hit 17C and it was amazing! The sky was blue, the sun shining, the air warm (well, warmish) and everyone is out and about just enjoying the beautiful day.  We were expecting to see some in shorts and t-shirt, but we didn’t.  But we did see… Continue reading Seafood Chowder (Maritime Seafood Chowder)

Baked Tilapia with Pecan Rosemary Topping

As a child, tilapia was on a regular rotation in our weekly menu.  Every week, my aunt would make sure we had two or three meals with fish and veggies and the rest of the time was the usual- chicken, pork or beef.  Growing up, we only ever ate tilapia deep fried served with a… Continue reading Baked Tilapia with Pecan Rosemary Topping

Haddock Topped with Crab and Wild Rice

Tuesdays in our household mean seafood for dinner.  We adhered to this weekly routine for years –  every Tuesday we had salmon or fillet of sole or shrimps or red snapper or scallops or fish sticks, you get the drift.   One fine Tuesday, we took a pass on fish and then it was followed… Continue reading Haddock Topped with Crab and Wild Rice

Seafood Risotto with Wild Mushrooms

Last December, we needed a break badly and so we headed off to Muskoka to stay in a cottage – all by ourselves! It was real cold out there but it was also peaceful and quiet.  Everyday and every week we are constantly running around and rushing from one place to another.  Even though, we… Continue reading Seafood Risotto with Wild Mushrooms