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Posts tagged ‘Blueberries’

A Tribute to Spring

Spring Flowers

Guacamole with Tortilla Chips, Pistachios
Shaved Asparagus Salad with Lemon and Parmesan
Roasted Halibut with Gingered Tomato Mango Salsa
Mini Potatoes Anna
Mixed Berry Gratin
Chocolate Cookies

Gardens are bursting with colour and markets here in Vancouver are selling gorgeous fresh halibut, asparagus and berries. OK, the asparagus and berries are not exactly local yet, they are from California, but they do taste more like the real deal at this time of the year. This menu is a tribute to my favourite season, Spring: full of colour, new growth, and promise. I hope this menu lives up to your spring expectations! Read more

Yogurt Pancakes with Blueberries

I’m thinking about making these little gems on this rainy morning. They’re easy to put together and you might even feel virtuous eating them…mostly yogurt and fruit, after all. I found this recipe a long time ago in an early cookbook of Bonnie Stern’s, but have tweaked it a few times since. Read more

Miniature Lemon Tarts with Berries

Thank you to Lesley Stowe for this pastry recipe. These miniature tarts are a perfect addition to a dessert buffet. Read more

Summit Blueberry Tart

This blueberry tart recipe precipitated the invitation for me to make home-style desserts for John Bishop in 1986. It was later featured in the menu that was served to Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin at the Vancouver Summit in April, 1993. Rumour has it that the blueberries were flown in on Airforce One since, at that time, fresh blueberries were not available year-round here in Vancouver. Read more

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