Recipe: Coconut Shrimp & Thai Coconut Rice

Coconut Mania!

Surfing the myriad threads of the web I stumbled across a fascinating statistic: coconut falls kill more people each year than shark attacks.

Like any normal person, my reaction was “that sounds delicious, let’s make that for dinner”. Since shark wasn’t readily available…

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Recipe: Smooth Buzzies – Fruit Cocktail

Smoothie This isn’t just a recipe for a delicious cocktail – though it is without a doubt, delicious and *very* alcoholic.

This is a Friday night tradition.

This is the drink that gets sipped through a straw for the two hours it takes to doodle on makeup and execute four outfit changes before hauling into a taxi and hitting the town.

It’s also, sadly, the only way I can convince Kit to ingest fruit. Other than bacon wrapped strawberries. Continue reading “Recipe: Smooth Buzzies – Fruit Cocktail”

Recipe: Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini with caesar salad side

I love zucchini. There is literally nothing you can do wrong with zucchini. On the BBQ, in the oven, or in a salad it tastes absolutely delicious and cooks very fast. At 17 calories/100 g it’s a great source of potassium and anti-oxidants. I could make a whole meal of just pan-seared zucchini with salt and pepper, but for a complete meal that hits all the right nutritional notes and plates very nicely, this is one of my favourite recipes.

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Recipe: Kit’s Baja Fish Taco

Baja Fish Taco

Kit’s infamous Baja Fish Tacos finally revealed!

I’d be hard pressed to make that sentence more awkward, but these things are -really- delicious and very easy to make. In my infinite ignorance, I thought double-stacked shells filled with ground meat and laden with cheese and sour cream were the highlight of the tortilla genre. Kit took me on an anti-Tex Mex culinary adventure that completely redefined my appreciation of tacos.

We’ve gone hunting for authentic Mexican taco places around Toronto since and found a few great places like Tacos el Asador and El Trompo in Kensington. Reviews to come.

Anyway, she’s made these a few times so far and adjusted the recipe to our optimal level of spice. You can vary the amount of cayenne to your own liking. We like our fish tacos hot 🙂 Continue reading “Recipe: Kit’s Baja Fish Taco”

Recipe: Brunch Stuffed French Toast

Stuffed French Toast

This is perfect for day off lazy-day-breakfast-brunch-mashup-meals.

Everyone’s had one of those, right? A day when you crawl out of bed around around noon and it takes half an hour of blinking at social feeds/blogs/forums for your brain to kick in to gear and process the fact that you are *very* hungry.

Carnivorous first aid kit

Eggs. Meat. Cheese. Starch. Right meow! Wash down with copious amounts of coffee or tea. Continue reading “Recipe: Brunch Stuffed French Toast”