Degrassi Junior High

The 42 Best Bits of Degrassi Junior High

Everybody’s favourite Canadians were an after-school institution for me. Who didn’t marvel at Spike’s hair, giggle at Joey Jeremiah’s class clown antics, and wonder about French kissing boys a la Heather and Erica? I sure did. I also learned about mono and adoption and epilepsy and how to sneak cooler clothes out of the house when…

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Greek-Style Spinach and Cheese Rolls

Congrats Reannon!Hot damn do I love pastry. Funnily enough, not necessarily sweet pastries, but anything hot wrapped in flaky pastry that I can cover in sauce and I’m a happy lass. Spinach and feta pastries are a veg staple the world over, and yes – can get boring pretty quick. I find a boost of…

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How to make the best full-flavoured vegetable stock

Because when it comes to stock, sometimes us veggies get the short end of the stick, for real. With only vegetables, salt and water (ok and some herbs and spices if we’re feeling jaunty), the vegetable stock that flavours all the dishes of our life often just tastes like vegetables and salt and water. This…

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Veggie Mama Loves

It is so hot crumpet with butter weather. If you wanna make your own too, try this recipe! I know, I’ve changed it up again. I blame the full solstice moon or whatever the hell is going on. I CAN DO WHAT I WANT MOON, OK?! At least it’s not (quite) as bad (I don’t…

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Which Lunch Box is the Best?

This post contains affiliate links. The question of lunchboxes is one I see a lot (byproduct of being in various Facebook lunch box groups I suppose!) and since I share my kid’s plant-based lunch boxes on Instagram every day, I’m often asked what I use, how I like it, and which lunch box is the…

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Taking Stock

Joining in with Meet Me at Mikes, not stealing broth. Making : Wrist warmers. Like gloves but for people who spend 9085384734% of their day typing. Cooking : Much soup. A potato and parsley one from Jennifer Paterson, a spicy Thai pumpkin one for Lunchbox who’s just had his wisdom teeth out, minestrone, tortellini en brodo, an apple and rhubarb…

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Wondering what to have for lunch? What about this super-quick lovechild of orrechiette with broccoli, and pasta carbonara?

Orecchiette with broccoli carbonara

You know how you’re halfway through a dish and it’s not turning out quite how you want? That happens to me often, and I end up doing all sorts of things to get it right to the taste profile I’m looking for (how wanky is that phrase but it’s totally exactly what I’m trying to…

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