Salad for the Season

This week I could not bring myself to have my nutritious, spirulina, protein punch of a  morning smoothie… it was just too cold to swallow So, I had to make a warm breakfast smoothie (more on that in another post). Living in the Northern hemisphere, Fall forces a change in the way I eat. Fresh salads…

Happiness is a Hot Handpie

Yesterday was the first day of Spring (yay!) and International Happiness Day! I spent the day going on a walk in the sunshine and a food-venture to Borden-Carelton, Prince Edward Island. As it happens, it was the most appropriate thing to do on such a day, because the taste of a hot, handmade handpie is pure happiness….

Champ

While visiting my grandfather’s hometown in County Down, our relative took us out to a fancy luncheon. When the waitress asked our choice of side for the meal a unanimous “Champ” could be heard. Champ is quite simply the best mashed potatoes you will ever have, but I might be biased. They are also very spring-like…

Fun in Falkland: Pillars of Hercules

If you find yourself near the village of Falkland, in the Kingdom of Fife, the Pillars of Hercules is a must-stop wether you’re famished or not. My lovely co-worker, a “fifer for life” lass told me to check it out when I was quizzing her on things to do in her village: “The Palace” – Falkland Palace: home of…