Monthly Archives: March 2011


Whenever I eat guacamole, I can feel my feet in the warm sands of the beaches of Mexico! 1 ripe avocado 2 tbsp finely chopped onion 2 tbsp finely chopped cilantro 6 chopped sweet grape or strawberry tomatoes 1 clove … Continue reading

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Salsa Fresca

Our favourite salsa, especially when made with vine-ripened tomatoes. The fresh lime flavour always reminds me of all the fun times we’ve had in Mexico. 1/2 sweet white onion, finely chopped 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped 1/4 cup finely chopped … Continue reading

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Halibut Tacos

The first time we had these was in San Francisco at the Marino Mexican Seafood Restaurant. They were made with tilapia, a fresh-water fish. We next tried them closer to home at the Canoe BrewPub, during a screening of “Food … Continue reading

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Barbecued Salmon by Chantal and Graham

Graham and Chantal brought this huge filet for dinner, part of a salmon he had caught earlier this year. We are so lucky to have access to wild Pacific salmon here. Nothing can compare to the flavour of barbecued salmon. … Continue reading

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