Vietnamese-Style Rhubarb BBQ Shrimp Skewers

  It may be summer in most parts of the world, but because of a late spring, we are still enjoying springtime foods.  That includes these Vietnamese Inspired Rhubarb BBQ Shrimp Skewers.  We absolutely love rhubarb, it’s tart and bright and pairs perfectly in sweet dessert with fruits or in savoury meals with different meats.  […]

Summer Vegetable Bake

  This Summer Vegetable Bake is currently my favourite way to eat vegetables. Typically I’m not one for salads, unless they are fancy, but I am definitely here for cooked veggies. Because unless they are fresh from the garden, cooked vegetables taste sooooo much better. At least to me (Nicole) they do. The chance for […]

How to Spend Three Quality Days in Tuscany

  Ahh Tuscany. You can never set aside too much time to spend in this beautiful region. From the sun kissed, rolling hills to the bustling city of Florence, there is something on offer for every kind of traveler. Read along to hear our suggestions of  how to spend three quality days in Tuscany. This […]

Canadian Old Fashioned

  While you can’t go wrong with a classic old fashioned, we reckon you should give our Canadian Old Fashioned a try. We certainly aren’t reinventing the wheel here, but sometimes a little change can be for the better. So what makes it Canadian? Why the maple syrup and Canadian Rye Whisky, of course! It’s […]

Oceanside Spring Picnic

  Oh boy, we’ve got a treat for you today! We’ve got not one, but 3(!!) original recipes in this post. And best of all, they are perfect for a little oceanside spring picnic. All recipes are portable and can be fully prepped beforehand.     There’s nothing better than fresh, seasonal food enjoyed outside […]

Cheesy Corn Grits with Maple Bacon

  Cheesy corn grits with maple bacon and poached eggs.  Maybe not something you’d think to make for breakfast off the top of your head (at least in Newfoundland), but definitely something you should try.  This recipe is for the savoury breakfast lovers.  The ones that die for a good brunch on the weekend.  I […]

Strawberry Aperol Smash

  Happy Weekend Everyone! Who’s ready for a Strawberry Aperol Smash??  Today we have a delicious, easy cocktail that takes minimal bar skills to make.  Perfect for when you feel like a having a pretty, fancy cocktail, but without the crazy effort.   This little summery delight is just 3 simple ingredients – Aperol, orange […]

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 […]