Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Rhonda Massad, Montreal Grandma, West Island Blog, Chocolate covered

Canada Day Dipped Chocolate Strawberries

 Canada Day falls the first week of July.  Happily so does strawberry season in Quebec. This is a fun way to celebrate the holiday and the season. Dipping the berries...

Top 10 Traditional Russian Recipes

Discover Authentic Russian Cuisine with Our Collection of Recipes Easy Russian Pelmeni This Russian Pelmeni recipe is one of the recipes that has been handed down in my family for...
Butternut Squash Soup, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, Winter soup, Holiday cooking, Vegeterian Meal, Healthy Food, Coconut milk

Pointe Claire cookbook raises more than $9,000 for WI Palliative Care Residence

The City of Pointe-Claire, is proud to announce that proceeds from the sale of Flavours of Pointe-Claire, in the amount of $9,150, have been given to the West Island...

Butternut squash soup – Easy peazy!!

I love soup. Especially on colder, rainy days.  This is a simple recipe that can be used for all the squashes that are readily available during the fall season. This...
The Jewish Holiday Baker, Joan Nathan, Heavenly Apple Cake, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, Desert, Holiday Baking, Apples

Heavenly Apple Cake

 As published in The Jewish Holiday Baker, by Joan Nathan. I love apple cake and this is a good one.  Sweet yet not too sweet.  It is a breakfast favorite in...
Spicy Black Bean and Kale Soup, Fibre, healthy eating, Winter soups, Protein rich soups, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, News, West Island News

Spicy Black Bean and Kale Soup

Delicious and protein rich.....A perfect soup to enjoy on what we hope is our last snow stormy day. Serves 6  3 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 green chili,...
Grilled peaches

Grilled peaches with ice cream

The peaches are finally here!! Nothing quite like a fresh peach that has not travelled a zillion miles to get here and has that odd texture that I can...

Cooked Spinach Salad

While this recipe is a traditional middle eastern salad, it fits very well in most of today's healthy eating programs. Spinach, olive oil and onions dressed with lemon...

The Minty

1 1/2 oz rye 6 mint leaves, torn 5 oz lemonade Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, pour in a tall glass add ice cubes and garnish with...

Hasselback Apples – perfect fall treat

I love that the apples are fresh and local at this time of year. This is also fun because it fits in with everyone's dietary requirements around here.  I...