Oaxaca Style Yellow Mole – Mole Amarillo de Oaxaca

Oaxaca Style Yellow Mole – Mole Amarillo de Oaxaca

Mole Amarillo presents a characteristic shade of yellow, which may range from mustardy ochre to dark orange, depending on the types and proportions of dried peppers (chiles) used. Spices, type of meat and other ingredients are added according to ancient, regional or more contemporary traditions ... click on title for more

O Kanata

O Kanata

To acknowledge the First Nations as the original inhabitants of Canada, we have to go no further than to remember that even the country’s name has a First Nations origin, coming directly from the Saint-Lawrence Iroquoian word kanata or canada, meaning “settlement”, “village” or simply “land” ... click on title for more

Bean Herbs: Epazote and Summer Savoury

Bean Herbs: Epazote and Summer Savoury

Since the rain and intermittent heat have produced an abundance of herbs in my garden this season, I had lots of self-seeded epazote growing in the garden bed, and my sowing of summer savoury in a pot was looking very healthy as well. Both herbs have been known to be ideal to season beans, so I decided to harvest a bunch of each and cook two pots of beans, side by side, to compare their similarities or differences in flavour and aroma. Along the way, I learned about an heirloom Canadian summer savoury variety ... click on title for more