Clam Chaos at the IncrEDIBLE Picnic

Last Saturday I decided to participate in the Select Nova Scotia IncrEDIBLE Picnic at Alderney Landing in Dartmouth. I concocted a little dish for the event called “Clam Chaos”. Some of you may have been a part of the lucky few one who got to try it (I sold out after 3 hours). Many had [...]

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Peas, Glorious Peas!

Peas, those little green beauties that were the bane of my existence as a small child. My mother tried everything; hiding them in a Shepard’s pie, in a beef ragout and even dousing them in honey. Nothing worked for me until I grew my very own peas and was able to pluck them off myself [...]

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If You’re Fond Of Sand Dunes & Salty Air

I have been living on the East coast for about six years. One of the best things about living here is waking up to the smell of the salt in the air on a misty morning. It makes me think of sand dunes, waves and believe it or not, clams! I recently had the pleasure [...]

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Now here’s the Catch…

This past weekend I had the extreme pleasure to be involved in the first ever Catch Nova Scotia Seafood Festival.  I spent two full days shucking, slurping, wining and entertaining.  I am going to venture a guess and say that my co-shuckers from Little Fish Oyster Bar and I must have shucked over 1500 Black [...]

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Shellfish, wine, sun, friends…Success!

Nothing makes me happier than when a perfect plan comes together…sunny Saturday, friends, food and wine. I was lucky enough to have my friend Nick & his wife Nicole come over to my house with the most spectacular oysters and clams, that Nick’s family harvests. Add some cheeses, bread, veggies & meat that were acquired [...]

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