Carnivore Club

Carnivore Club

What gift do you get the foodie in your life who has everything? That’s the dilemma I found myself in this past Christmas. David is hard to buy for, so I always try to find something interesting and quirky. I ran across Carnivore Club doing a simple google search for...
NYE Tapas-Style

NYE Tapas-Style

What better way to ring in a new year, than to reminisce fondly about the old? David and I have been saving goodies from our honeymoon in Barcelona for New Year’s Eve… and we had a great tapas celebration for two last night (with our cats looking on, of...
Mercat La Boqueria – Barcelona

Mercat La Boqueria – Barcelona

One of my favourite things to do in a new city is check out their market. It’s so much fun to see local fish, meat and produce and it tells you a lot about a place. La Boqueria is a very busy market along Las Ramblas – the main tourist street in Barcelona....
Spring Nudo Olive Oil Package

Spring Nudo Olive Oil Package

What’s better than olive oil from your very own tree in Italy? Why, olive oil from your very own olive tree in Italy twice a year! Last year for Dave’s birthday, I bought him a gift that keeps giving… Nudo olive oil. It’s a wonderful product...
Quick Pickled Onions

Quick Pickled Onions

Pickling is quite simple. All you need is an acid (in this case rice wine vinegar), sugar, salt and something that you want to pickle. I’m planning to make a Vietnamese banh mi sandwich for lunch so I whipped up a batch of quick pickled onions. I used a quarter...
Smoked Paprika

Smoked Paprika

This is one of my absolute favourite spices. I’m a sucker for anything that’s been smoked and this is no exception. Much like Frank’s Red Hot… I put this shit on everything. It’s a vital component of my meat seasoning mix. It gives the...

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