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Top Five Friday – 5 Great Reasons to Visit the Pender Farmer’s Market

In Island Life, Top 5 Friday on July 16, 2010 at 8:54 pm

pender pulled lamb flatbread

If you’re on Pender Island this weekend, be sure to stop by the Farmers’ Market on Saturday:

  1. I’ll be there serving Pender Pulled Lamb on Homemade Flatbreads with Veggies and Tzatziki  — look for my table around the side of the community hall — beside the lounge. Read the rest of this entry »

Sunday Lunch – Pulled Lamb Flatbread

In Sunday Lunch on June 6, 2010 at 7:01 am


We loved this — talked about it for 2 days — that said, once you learn the number of steps involved to get it to its ultimate end , it’s highly unlikely that you’ll want to attempt it — even if you could find some “lamb riblets” – which is what these delectable Lamb Flat Bread Sandwiches started out as before I cooked the bejesus out of them.

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Seared Lamb Lettuce Rolls with Romesco & Mint Picada

In Recipes on April 5, 2010 at 5:01 am

lamb lettuce rolls with romesco and mint picada

These Seared Lamb Lettuce Rolls got their start when I dug out the old photo album that I used to keep my favourite recipes in (BEFORE the internet, for you kids out there).

I found what I was looking for:  a recipe from The Vancouver Sun, 1998.  Garbanzo and Potato Stew with Romesco Sauce and Picada.  I only made it once, but I still remember the blandness of the stew.  So why did I keep it? Read the rest of this entry »

Sunday Lunch – Hors d’oeuvres

In Island Life, Sunday Lunch on April 4, 2010 at 5:00 am

Smoked tuna w/preserved lemon & ancho mayonnaise,  tomato & pickled garlic scapes AND

Seared lamb lettuce wraps with romesc0 sauce & mint picada

Lamb Lavash Dog Treats – Recipe

In Recipes, Tuesday Dooze on January 27, 2010 at 5:01 am


So I’m now pretty sure that some of you out there think I’m just a little off my rocker after this post…but I live on the west coast — actually, an island off the west coast — doesn’t that give me license for a little eccentricity to begin with?

Anyway — some of you already think I’m a little batty.  Now I’m about to tell you about how I used some leftover glace de viande to turn a middle-eastern cracker recipe into the tastiest dog treats around.  (I know — I snacked on a couple hot out of the oven.)  I understand that this is only going to make the bad impression worse — trust me, I’ve lived in a small community for 7 years — I know what happens when the rumours start… Read the rest of this entry »