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Homemade Potato Chips

HAPPY HOLIDAYS, dear readers! I am having some much needed downtime this week, but had to pop in with a little delicious nibble: Homemade Potato Chips! Mr. KitchenOperas and I recently devoured a Netflix series: Cooked by Michael Pollan (suggested by our dear friend Nicole). I have been on board with Pollan’s food politics since reading […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread (Grain Free & Dairy Free)

I didn’t realise this until now, but today marks my 6-Year-Blogiversary for KitchenOperas!!!! Wow. SIX YEARS AGO I started my little corner of the food blog world, and I can hardly believe it. Thanks for all the love and support along the way. My favourite response is when I hear you say: “I tried one […]

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Roasted Vegetable Biryani

Oh, BBC Good Food — everything you tell me to make is delicious, so I love you.  I first discovered you when Louise made your Gluten-free Chilli Cornbread… and ohhhhh that’s a delicious cornbread.  Now, anytime I need new recipes (especially as I’m learning to cook meaty meals for the first time), I come to […]

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Chickpea, Fennel & Squash Soup | kitchenoperas.com -- vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free

Chickpea, Fennel & Yellow Zucchini Soup

Our weather turned this morning — it’s officially fall, and I’m loving it.  ‘Tis the season of fuzzy sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, and most importantly, soup! Now, my Mum is the soup alchemist in our family, but I’ve come up with something delicious… chickpea, fennel and summer squash, cooked in white wine with herbes de […]

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Strawberry & Arugula Salad

The local strawberries are just coming into season here, and so I’ve got a fridge full of them!  I’m saving a punnet for a strawberry/rhubarb tart, but I thought I’d try throw some into a salad too. Along with some leftover pickled onions (from a chorizo taco salad I made last week) and a walnut […]

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Boiled Orange and Almond Cake from "Good Food Fast" by Jason Roberts | kitchenoperas.com

Boiled Orange and Almond Cake from “Good Food Fast”

Don’t you just love when an idea and a plan of attack come together at once? I was reading an article by Sam Worley on Epicurious about baking with citrus, and how to use the whole fruit for extra flavour. Worley recommends soaking or simmering slices of orange (rind and all!) in simple syrup… so […]

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Spicy Red Lentils | kitchenoperas.com

Spicy Red Lentils

Mmmm, red lentils. They have become a staple around here, as they contain a good boost of protein, taste delicious, and cost so little! I made these red lentils on the same day as my Roasted Squash with Tahini and Lemons, so that I’d have a protein course along with my veggies.   I served them […]

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Roasted Squash with Tahini and Lemons | kitchenoperas.com

Roasted Squash with Tahini & Lemons

Happy Happy New Year, my dear Kitchen Operas readers! How lovely it has been to spend time with family, friends, and relaxing over the holidays — I hope you all had wonderful celebrations as well. Mr. KitchenOperas and I hosted dinner for 17 (!!!) on Christmas Eve, and had such a lovely time with everyone. […]

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chunk Cookies | kitchenoperas.com

Gluten-Free Orange Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Happy Hallowe’en, my fellow ghosts and goblins! I hope you’re up to some ghoulish fun today to celebrate!

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Cranberry & Cherry Chutney | kitchenoperas.com

Cranberry & Cherry Chutney

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian readers!  I hope you are spending lots of time celebrating with family, friends, and loved ones, and eating all the delicious things. We had our feast last night, complete with turkey confetti, and I was so glad to bring this Cranberry & Cherry Chutney to the table as our […]

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