Nun’s Island Farmers Market Recipes: Spiced Eggplant Confit and Deconstructed Greek Salad

Today I'm at the Nun's Island Farmers Market cooking in the fall chill. I guess I should be pan-grilling pumpkin with parsley and lemon zest, but I'm staying less autumnal with olive oil-simmered eggplant and a tomato-heavy Greek salad. It was about time I took advantage of the … [Read more...]

Farmers Market Recipes: Curried Cauliflower with Dried Figs and Toasted Pine Nuts; Raw Beet, Carrot and Black Radish Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette


Thanks to everyone who came to the Nun's Island market today. Despite the rain, it was a nice atmosphere and I'm glad to have met some wonderful people. Here are the recipes I made today, slightly adapted from my portable grill to your home kitchens. (This is how I make these … [Read more...]

Back at the Market


Come visit me at the Ile-des-Soeurs farmers market tomorrow (Sunday, September 30th) from noon to 1pm. I'm doing a demo of grilled curried cauliflower with maple syrup, pine nuts, and arugula, and a raw beet and a carrot salad with apple cider vinaigrette. It's going to pour. … [Read more...]

A Successful Cooking Demo at the Nun’s Island Farmers Market: Indian cauliflower, leeks vinaigrette, and sausage with grilled eggplant


Thanks to everyone who came out to the Ile-des-Soeurs market yesterday. It was a beautiful day for Indian-spiced cauliflower, leeks in apple cider and parsley vinaigrette, and Toulouse sausages with grilled eggplant, all straight from the market producers to my portable grill. … [Read more...]