Yesterday was quite a day here in Ottawa. I’m not here to be political, so all I will say is that on some days you crave something comforting and warm and yesterday was one of those days.
Here is a delicious recipe for Baked Potato and Leek Soup which was exactly what a day like yesterday called for.
This soup was easy to make and a nice change for a week night meal. I’m not normally a huge fan of cauliflower… I mean, it’s fine, but other than covered in cheese sauce (I’m a firm believer that everything really does taste better with cheese) I find it bland and I run out of ideas to make it taste good. We’ve been getting cauliflower fairly regularly lately through our CSA with Bryson Farms, so a new idea was in order. I think roasting the cauliflower really adds a lot of flavour and pairs well with the bacon and potato. Continue reading
I had two girlfriends over Friday night for wine and cheese making. We made ricotta, which is incredibly simple to make – in fact, it’s the only cheese I have successfully made (there was a failed attempt at mozzarella that will be re-attempted one day!) But not just any ricotta – goat ricotta! Continue reading