Archive | July, 2010

30 July 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Peach Crepes Recipe

I am slightly hesitant to post this recipe on Cat Can Cook, but I’m gonna do it all the same. You know how I am all about the EASY recipes? Well, crepes have a certain knack to them, and they do take a little practice to master. But, I trust you and I know you […]

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24 July 2010 ~ 7 Comments

Satay Chicken Udon Noodles

Delicious, fresh and summery – this recipe was invented after a reader asked if I did much Asian cooking…I LOVE to make up new recipes, so I based this on a satay sauce recipe and added to it to make it perfect. This dish was superb, flavourful, and appealing to my fussy five-year-old too. Satay […]

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21 July 2010 ~ 22 Comments

Apple Cake Recipe

Sometimes, it takes *really* looking something over before you realize the error of your ways. I’ve been working away on my second book, and last night I completed the recipe list to be included. (HOORAY!) However, I noticed that most of the recipes that I really want in the book are main courses, and we […]

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19 July 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Vegetarian Pho Soup

The delicious and fragrant flavours in this vegetarian soup were created from some of my favorite backyard plants – every year I enjoy my beautiful gardens where I grow parsley, rosemary, thyme, oregano, cilantro, chives, sage, lovage, garlic…etc. but this year we had a surprise plant sprout up – a pumpkin! While it has taken […]

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17 July 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Join “Cat Can Cook”

Come on over to Facebook and join Cat Can Cook for more great recipe ideas, contests, conversation with other foodies and great food photos! Plus, you can get the scoop on what I’m working on in the Cat Can Kitchen 🙂 I’m an avid Facebook user, and as such I update my page often – […]

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12 July 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Decadent Chocolate Shortbread Recipe

Decadent and rich buttery cookies? Oh YES! Chocolaty, soft and delicious? Oh YES! Easy to make, even for the novice baker? Of course!!! Decadent Chocolate Shortbread Recipe 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup butter (you may need an extra spoonful – if the dough is too dry) […]

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06 July 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Iced Carmel Mochaccino Coffee

I had picked up a bottle of instant coffee on sale the other morning at the grocery store with a plan in mind. I came home, threw a few ingredients into my blender (including the coffee granules) and voila! Sometimes playing around is the best way to discover a new great recipe…I am not even […]

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01 July 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Italian Wedding Soup (my way)

Okay, so I’m not Italian, but I really LOVE Italian food! Rich pasta sauces, fresh ingredients, fabulous herbs and of course lots of garlic! These are all the makings of great recipes. So, today I wanted to make a soup, reminiscent of “Italian Wedding Soup” but in my own style. I made beautiful little meatballs, […]

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