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Gluten-Free Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper & Gruyère Tart (a.k.a. Pizza Tart) | kitchenoperas.com

Gluten-Free Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper & Gruyère Tart (a.k.a. Pizza Tart)

Last weekend we had a dinner with extended family, and my sister (Heather) and I were tasked with bringing a gluten-free and vegetarian main course. So we put our heads together and brainstormed delicious ideas — I’ve been craving a savoury tart, ever since getting a hold of my new favourite cookbook: Small Plates and Sweet […]

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Halloumi, Pickled Beet & Arugula Salad | kitchenoperas.com

Halloumi, Pickled Beet & Arugula Salad

I have a new favourite winter salad, and it’s all about the cheese. Halloumi is one of my favourite cheeses — it’s a semi-hard brined cheese, super salty, and squeaky between your teeth (like cheese curds!).  It has a fantastic quality for cooking: when you heat it, it doesn’t melt — so you can grill […]

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Gnocchi | kitchenoperas.com

Gluten-Free Gnocchi with Sage Butter & Montasio

Ever since I started eating gluten-free, there have been a few comfort foods that I have been craving, and haven’t yet found a substitute for: stuffed pasta, dumplings, calzones, spring rolls, gnocchi, tiramisu, malt vinegar, Maltesers, and beer. The other day, Mr. KitchenOperas and I went for an afternoon stroll in the neighbourhood.  And we […]

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River's Edge Goat Dairy | kitchenoperas.com

River’s Edge Goat Dairy

I’m in the car, with my husband and a dear friend of ours, on a road trip to Lake Huron.  It’s late summer, and the sun is streaming in through the windows, making my backseat-passenger-nest extra warm and perfect for a doze.  My eyes are closing, and I’m just starting to relax into being on […]

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