Category Archives: Food

Wake Up Day 2017

Spring rolls around each year with the return of wonderful weather and longer days. This has been a tumultuous year; for those who don’t know, my mom succumbed to Alzheimer’s last September, and inside two months afterwards I had a … Continue reading

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Wake Up Day 2016

Spring rolls around every year, and with it many events that stimulate new birth and new life: for me in particular there is a very poignant reminder of such. Generally at the end of May (around the 29th), we invite … Continue reading

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Wake Up Day 2015

It’s that time of year again: every spring at the end of May, we invite our closest friends over for dinner at our house to celebrate the day in 2001 that I woke out of a six-week coma and started my … Continue reading

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Pot luck

This time of year is generally cold and somewhat torturous in Toronto: this year made even worse by world events in the U.S. and in France/Europe. So we tend to compensate at work for the coldness by having the occasional … Continue reading

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A Glass of Wine…

I’ll bet a lot of my pictures will be things that Tim has cooked or otherwise created this year… Today is no exception. We had intended to share the wine on New Year’s Eve, but someone was a little too … Continue reading

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Christmas Cake

This year Tim made another Christmas Cake. It took several weeks to bring into being, and literally pounds of candied fruit and nuts. We made sure to baste it repeatedly with a brandy wash over the weeks, and the last … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning

We got up early this morning: Tim made me waffles. (You’ve got to understand… waffles are a lot like lasagna. I love them; Tim hates to make them. So I only get home-made lasagna once a year: my birthday. Waffles … Continue reading

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