Snow Crab Pasta

Snow crab season is here in Newfoundland and we can’t be more excited about it. Fresh and subtle in flavour, crab is our favourite seafood by far. For us, it’s important to keep things simple to avoid overpowering the delicate flavour. Our favourite way to enjoy crab when in season? A simple Snow Crab Pasta. […]

How to Use Italian Public Transportation

  Learning how to use Italian public transportation as a tourist may seem intimidating at first, especially if you do not speak the language. I’m going to share with you all you need to know before your trip. My trip to Italy certainly came with some bumps in the road (Yes, that’s a transportation pun…sorry). […]

The Firepit – Cookout & Decor Inspiration

Hi Everyone,   Finally, Spring has arrived in Newfoundland!!  There was some late  season snow that knocked us in the teeth, but we’re back on the rebound after a lot of rain, and now comes the warm weather! (fingers crossed, knock on wood & all the rest).  It’s been a busy few weeks for us […]

Mango BBQ Lentils

  The weather is still chilly here in Newfoundland, so we’re warming up inside with these Mango BBQ Lentils. No grill required for this healthy and hearty vegetarian dish. It’s sweet and tangy with just a touch of heat. The BBQ sauce is homemade, and dare I say fantastic. So, if you REALLY don’t want […]

5 Ingredient Baked Jalapeno Poppers

Who’s ready for a fast, easy and delicious pub food recipe?? Enter our 5 ingredient baked jalapeno poppers. These small bites are spicy, creamy, savoury and oh so good. Also, they aren’t deep fried, so we’re gonna pretend they’re good for us. These are so stupid easy to make I wasn’t sure a recipe was […]

How to Start Seed Indoors

  Kicking off this Mother’s Day weekend with some tips on how to start seed indoors. Despite our rocky soils and short growing season, we are fortunate in Newfoundland and Labrador to have plenty of land to start our own gardens. Anyone who has gardened here will fully appreciate (or curse) our nickname “the rock”. […]

How to Visit Cinque Terre the RIGHT way

  Cinque Terre is a very popular destination in Italy, with no shortage of articles written about the place.  Because of this, it is often crowded with tourists and hard to get around.  So we are here to help you learn how to visit Cinque Terre the RIGHT way.  Translated from Italian, “cinque terre” means […]

Cilantro Jalapeno Margarita

  Up your drinking game with a little spice and herbs with our Cilantro Jalapeno Margarita. This drink is refreshing and perfect for Cinco de Mayo.  Obviously, not something we really celebrate here in Newfoundland, but any excuse to make mexican food, right?  They know what they’re doing.   Not gonna lie, tequila isn’t my […]

20 Minute Chickpea Vegetable Green Curry

Hey folks, got any plans for supper this week? How about making our 20 minute chickpea vegetable green curry ?? Yes, good plan. As with most things in my life, this recipe was brought about by a little procrastination. Laura (youngest sister) had told me when she’d be home for lunch and asked me to […]

Milan by Foot: 5 Things to See & Do in a Day

  Before the melancholy of vacation withdrawal sets in, I’m here to share how I recently spent two weeks in Italy. First stop: Milan. We only spent one full day in Milan, so that’s all you’re getting folks! A one day walking itinerary (sort of) to help you plan your trip. While traveling by car […]