Category: Mediterranean

Fennel and Orange Salad with Cumin Vinaigrette

This salad pairs oranges with fennel and a vinaigrette of cumin. A salad taste sensation. Salad greens do appear in the form of arugula. This recipe is from Chef Ken and his adult cooking class A Beautiful Brunch Part One that we first ran in May. Fennel and Orange Salad with Cumin Vinaigrette  2 fennel […]

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Cod Fritters

These Cod Fritters are a hit at a party. In fact, they more the most talked about tapas at our last adult cooking class called Mediterranean Plates Part One. It may seem a bit time consuming, but the flavour is worth it.  The cod is poached in dry white wine, with lemon and spices. The […]

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Turkish Lamb Meatballs

Chef Gilles made these Turkish Lamb Meatballs for our first Mediterranean adult cooking class called Mediterranean Small Plates Part One. What we like most about these meatballs are the fresh herbs. And you don’t have to use lamb in your recipe, although it is most traditional. Feel free to experiment with turkey, chicken or pork. […]

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Grilled Leeks and Garlic on Baguette

The French loves their leeks. It’s an underused vegetable in North America, but so flavourful. In our recipe for Grilled Leeks and Garlic on Baguette we use leeks cooked in salted water and then grilled. The garlic is roasted until soft and then spread directly onto the baguette. Take a cooking class with us! Grilled […]

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Hummus

Hummus the great Mediterranean spread, is full of protein, but completely vegetarian. Sesame pasta is also known as Tahini paste. The best place to find it is in our Natural Value Department. You can buy hummus already made, but this recipe comes together in mere minutes.Serve with Herbed Pita Bread. Check out our adult cooking […]

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Herbed Pita Bread

This is our go to recipe to spice up pita bread. Our Herbed Pita Bread uses herbes de Provence a spice blend of oregano, marjoram,rosemary,thyme,anise seed and lavender. Serve it with black olive tapenade, hummus, or tzatiki. Check out our adult cooking classes. Herbed Pita Bread Serves 4 4- 6 inch pita bread 2 tablespoons […]

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Serrano Ham Wrapped Plums

These small bites of plum wrapped in Serrano ham are once again something you would find in a tapas bar in Spain. In this scenario, the small plates just keep coming, while you and your friends enjoy some wine. Traditionally, this recipe uses cantaloupe, but we like the firmness of plums. Don’t be afraid to […]

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Smoked Paprika Almonds

These Smoked Paprika Almonds are the kind of thing you would find at a tapas bar in Spain. The almonds pair beautifully with wine. Perfect for a party! Your guests will enjoy these nuts, all spiced up with smoked paprika. Check out our adult cooking classes. Smoked Paprika Almonds 2 cups whole almonds 1 tablespoon […]

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