Rosemary Mint Wine Jelly
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“A sweet wine jelly infused with mint and rosemary”. For our first try at mint flavoured wine jelly, we used a Voignier wine that was a bit passed it’s prime — and it worked wonderfully. I’ve made wine based jelly … Read More

Zucchini and Smoked Salmon Rolls with Cream Cheese
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Inspiration can happen when two challenges collide head on.  First my husband has mostly given up wheat (we won’t mention pizza night).  This presents quite a challenge to find ways to ‘hold’ flavours that are usually combined in some form … Read More

Garlic Jelly and Cream Cheese Spread
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Made with our home made Garlic Jelly these are a one bite treat. INGREDIENTS 3 parts cream cheese 1 part garlic jelly crackers DIRECTIONS In food processor or small blender, mix cream cheese with garlic jelly until well combined. Place … Read More

Tomato Scape Canapes
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A simple yet tasty appetizer with a delightful use of garlic scape pesto. We make these when out of season using frozen pesto (frozen without the cheese). Have everything ready to assemble at the last minute. Assembling early will result … Read More

Garlic Jelly
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Looking for something interesting to do with all the extra garlic we have, I came across a recipe for Garlic Jelly in a local wine magazine that was taken from the Bernardin website. The jelly turned out to be very … Read More

Celery Bread
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“Traditionally served with perch, Celery Bread is also a great substitute for garlic bread with steak or soups.” INGREDIENTS 1 french baquette or italian loaf, sliced 1/2 inch thick 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon celery seed 1/4 teaspoon paprika … Read More

Bruschetta
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“Bruschetta is best made with tomatoes and basil fresh from the garden.” INGREDIENTS 6 or 7 rip tomatoes 2 cloves garlic, minced slice onion, minced 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 6 to 8 fresh basil … Read More

Bocconcini, Cherry Tomato and Basil Skewers
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“A fun twist on tomato and bocconcini salad, these skewers make a simple, but delicious, one bite appetizer.” INGREDIENTS wooden skewers or tootpicks bocconcini minis (about 36 per 200g container) large basil leaves cherry tomatoes olive oil balsamic vinegar salt … Read More

Spinach and Feta Triangles
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“Spinach is one of the easiest greens to grow in the garden. Succession planting means we have spinach to enjoy from early spring to late fall. Spinach and Feta Triangles make a great appetizer or side dish with chicken souvlaki.” … Read More

Savoury Crumb Topping
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“A handy savoury mixture for on top of mushrooms or vegetables. ” INGREDIENTS 1 cup olive oil 8 cloves garlic 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup chopped parsley 4 cups bread crumbs 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 4 teaspoons oregano DIRECTIONS Put … Read More

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