Nov 7, 2012

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Herb & Cucumber Quinoa Tabbouleh with Minted Labne

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is one of the new super foods, except it’s not that new. The Inca’s cultivated it for domestic use more than 3000 years ago and referred to it as the “mother of all grains”. But it isn’t really a grain, it’s a seed and as such contains no wheat or gluten and […]

Nov 5, 2012

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Lamb Shoulder Slow Cooked with Soy, Lemon & Garlic

This is another recipe from the Red Spice Road cookbook and it’s awesome. The meat is succulent and falling off the bone from hours of slow braising with a wonderful Asian soy based sauce that’s thick and flavourful.  It’s a quick dish to put together but it does need a lot of time in the […]