Glogg – Scandinavian hot christmas drink

Glogg – Scandinavian hot christmas drink

It is called “Glogg”, it is served during winter, as a hot drink to warm up the body. Scandinavian in origin, Glogg is a favorite Canadian drink during the Christmas Season. Ikea sells Glogg concentrates in 250 ml bottles which makes it easy to prepare…

Salabat – a hot soothing christmas non alcoholic drink

Salabat – a hot soothing christmas non alcoholic drink

As the chilly winter slowly descends upon us, out comes the sweaters, the scarves and the coats. For some families, the Christmas tree is already out (the plastic or fake ones), and so do the hot non-alcoholic drinks. Here is one drink that we’d like…

Seven Layer Salad

Seven Layer Salad

During a recent potluck, somebody brought a seven layer salad, very imaginatively arranged.  I have made seven layer salad before, but never had the wits to arrange the ingredients so artfully.  So, I thought  I would share the recipe and the different images of how…

Foolproof Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

Foolproof Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

(This foolproof yorkshire pudding recipe was first published in 2010 and garnered a lot of shares via Facebook and Pinterest.  I have recently updated this post, using the WP Recipe maker for easier recipe reading.) For special holidays like Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving, our family…

Baptist Church Ladies Peanut Butter Squares

Baptist Church Ladies Peanut Butter Squares

We call this recipe the Baptist Church Ladies Peanut Butter Squares because they were the ones who popularized this recipe.  It is usually served after church during coffee hour.   Every time there is a craft and bake fundraiser sale, the church ladies will present their…

Canadian Yam Salad with Craisins

Canadian Yam Salad with Craisins

For Canadians pressed for time, this Yam Salad with Craisins is easily a favorite for three reasons:  (1)  It is healthy and tasty.  (2)  It is easy to make, there is very little cooking.  (3)  You can have many variations which keep the recipe fresh…

Grace Harbour Apple Cobbler

Grace Harbour Apple Cobbler

This is a truly Canadian recipe made with hand picked crabapples, plums and berries from an abandoned homestead at Grace Harbour in Desolation Sound Marine Park made to an apple-berry cobbler. Crab apples are sour when eaten fresh, yet when baked, gives a sweet tangy taste. Easy to make, healthy and full of nutrients. Can be served warm with ice cream topping. This recipe was inspired during the summer of 2008 while cruising the BC Inside Passage to Alaska.

Tortang Giniling – Ground Pork Omelette

Tortang Giniling – Ground Pork Omelette

This is a Canadian-Filipino variation of an omelette. Torta means omelette or pie and Giniling means ground. Tortang Giniling in this case is a pork omelette. A good variation from the usual North American Ham and Cheese omelette and hash browns. If you like eggplant, try the Tortang Talong Giniling (Eggplant and Pork Omelette), another variation using the long Asian eggplant.