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Elderberry Blossom Tea

Brew a cup of this immune-boosting elderberry tea to ward off cold and flu season.

Chicken “Tagine” with Herbed Orange Couscous

This colourful aromatic stew is much easier to make than it looks.


Toasted Buckwheat Pilaf With Dried Fruit

Toasting brings out the flavor of many ingredients, especially nuts and grains. This pilaf calls for whole grains of buckwheat...


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Chicken and chorizo paella

A little spicy chorizo goes a long way and adds a fabulous flavour to this colourful dish. Brown rice has...


Caribbean Coconut Rice and Peas

This recipe is based on a traditional Caribbean favourite that is often made with red kidney beans, which are called...

Mushroom Risotto

This risotto makes the most of both fresh and dried mushrooms.


Corn chowder with crab

Leeks, corn and potatoes make this chunky seafood chowder a satisfying main meal soup. Serve garnished with a swirl of...

Polenta and Corn Bake

This is a satisfying, sunny yellow dish made with instant polenta and canned corn kernels baked in a cheesy batter....


Spiced Fish with Couscous

As this recipe shows, it is easy to make your own spice mix. And the best thing about it is...


Mushroom Pasta Bake

Using a variety of fresh and dried mushrooms combined with tasty artichoke hearts, this pasta bake dish gives off an...


Curried Israeli Couscous and Walnut Pilaf

This middle-eastern inspired recipe will please anyone craving a bit of spice. Dried currants, lemon, honey and walnuts give texture...

Roasted Cherry Butternut Squash

Rehydrated dried cherries turn simple roasted butternut squash into a special side dish.


Almond-Currant Couscous

Crunchy toasted almonds add flavour and nutrition to this simple couscous dish with currants.


Mocha Ricotta Tiramisu

This delectable take on the popular Italian dessert includes the traditional sponge cakes soaked in coffee and liqueur for the...


Pork Medallions with Peppers

This quick sauté of pork medallions and peppers makes an excellent dinner party dish, with its well-balanced sweet and sour...


Stir-Fried Beef with Fine Noodles

Tangy tamarind and lemongrass infuse a Thai-inspired sauce for tender strips of stir-fried beef and fine rice noodles. With snow...