Ingredient Archives: Beets

Roasted Squash and roots with Miso Harissa Dressing

Roast Squash and Roots with Miso Harissa Dressing

Our last meal was a pickled herring with stamppot and was perfect for one of those gloomy late-fall days that is cold, grey and damp. This on the other hand is the food equivalent of leaf peeping colourfulness and dry crisp days with blue skies. It’s a warm salad of roasted Delicata squash, celeriac, turnips […]

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Mackerel and Oatmeal, beets and carrots

Oatmeal crusted Mackerel with Beets and Carrots

I’ve been waiting patiently for a nice piece of mackerel to show up all summer. And so at market this week I was extraordinarily happy when I saw a fillet sitting on ice, waiting for me. It is without doubt my favourite fish and I think one much underrated. Mackerel is a great oily fish, […]

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lamb sliders with lambsquarters

Lamb Sliders with Lambsquarters; Carrot and Beet Salad

It’s hot today; we’re officially four days into summer and it’s 90℉ in the city (that’s 32℃ for those from the old country). When it gets hot and sweaty like this the last thing I want to do is spend a long time over the stove. I want food that is quick to prepare, flavourful but not […]

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Borscht

Borscht — A Chilled Beet Soup with Feta and Pickled Beets

I’ve always been a little apprehensive of chilled soups. I always expect them to be just a bit watery and disappointing. I think the thing is, the chill takes the edge off flavours so you really need to be generous with seasoning and have some punchy flavours going on. For this Borscht I’m going to […]

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