January is my favourite month, when the light is plainest, least colored. And I like the feeling of beginnings. —Anne Truitt
After enduring a long winter, as soon as the weather warms up in Montréal, layers of clothing come off and all attention turns to the outdoors. Terasses open up, bicycles and convertibles hit the streets, parks become bursting with laughter, and no one wants to be stuck indoors toiling away in a hot kitchen. Every Montréaler has his or her favourite grill recipe. Here are a few of my family’s favourite.
I love the simplicity and flavors of this meal. It brings together Greek and Moroccan cuisines and best of all, everything except the rice can be prepared outdoors using a grill.
A promise is a cloud, fulfillment is rain. -Arabian proverb
With these words, I begin a labour of love dedicated to my three loves, my three outstanding children whom I am so proud to call my own. conifères & feuillus is where I will record, as promised to them, all of our family recipes for them to use one day and make memories around the table of their own. In the meantime, I shall share them with the world. So let’s begin. Continue reading “a promise made & red cabbage with balsamic vinegar”