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Jennifer Emilson, Food Writer
Cooking up healthy, and sometimes indulgent meals in Toronto. The winners show up on my blog, The Lemon Apron. I cook & bake for volunteer work.
Another Meatless Monday classic: Cauliflower Pie. And it's not just for Mondays!
Going to the Farmers Market will just inspire meatless meals. Such a colourful bounty!
Enjoying meals without meat can be really tasty. Try this Green Risotto, made with bamboo rice, sea asparagus, mint and Grana Padano.
"There is something so relaxing and in-the-moment about making risotto. I’ve probably waxed poetically (or not poetically to the true poets out there) ad nauseam about how much I love ma…"
One of our all time favourite meals: Za'atar Chicken with Fattoush Salad from Nigella Lawson's 'Forever Summer'. Always a winner!
Get figgy with it! Fig and Rosewater Frangipani Tart with Honey and Pistachios. A breeze to whip up and enjoy this weekend!
"First the tomatoes hit the markets. Right about the same time, the plums show up. And then figs start popping up everywhere. Those late summer treats, that tell us, enjoy thi…"
Tomato Season= Harissa Tomato Jam 😋
"Tomato Jam. Yep, it’s a thing. And it’s real yummy. You know how we love our red pepper jelly with cheese on crostini? Or fig or plum butter with pork dishes? &nb…"
A Fresh Blueberry Pie with a Lavender Crust for the final fresh blueberries! Go make a pie- this is no bake, even easier! 😉
"I can’t go too long without baking a pie. It’s in my DNA! And this summer has provided the most amazing array of fruit to bake with. I’ve made several straw…"
Our go-to soup after vacations or indulging a tad too much!!
"We had a fantastic time in San Francisco. And so did our tastebuds!! So many wonderful eateries and bakeries to try and sample. We did our best to take a good bite out of all that…"
Taking curry to a new level. Curry Peach Scones. Warm, spicy, sweet!!
"Years back there was a saying when getting dressed: “Blue and Green should never be Seen”. Yep, there was a time when it was a fashion faux pas to wear those two colours together!…"
Putting farmers market zucchini and carrots to good use! It's a riff on my Fiddlehead Galette recipe. Enjoy your markets!