A few years ago, I went through a phyllo phase. We’re talking about Chicken Pot Pies with a phyllo pastry top. Apple turn overs made with phyllo. Oh, and phyllo wrapped brie. All within a couple weeks of one another. Pear Phyllo Crisp was something I made with my left over phyllo pastry. Now after […]
What’s In Season?
Chinese New Year is near. Cue the number of tangerines, mandarin oranges, clementines and oranges being displayed as decoration and gifted as presents to friends and relatives. Odd? Yes. In reality, it just comes down to a play on words. Tangerines (桔子 (gat zi) or 柑橘 (gam gwat) in Cantonese, 桔 sounds similar to the […]
Why is it that Apples get a whole lot of attention when fall comes along? First we have back to school season with children bringing their teacher a big shiny apple in hopes to impress them at the start of the school year. Then we have apple pies, apple crumble, caramel apples and more throughout […]
November seems to be the forgotten month. Tucked in between Halloween and the holiday celebrations of December, is a month full of cold and rain as the temperature drops and we change our clocks back an hour. No wonder people like to forget it exists. However, it is a month full of fruits and vegetables […]