July 28th, 2014 | Posted by Sylvia in Recipes - (Comments Off on Bruschetta)


Bruschetta is one of my favourite summer meals — it’s easy, delicious, and a great way to celebrate fresh, local produce. I like to use tomatoes with a strong, sweet flavour — if you’re not sure which ones to use, ask your produce vendor! This is a recipe that is easy to adapt to your own tastes and the ingredients you have this week — change the herbs, use different quantities of the seasonings, add or omit extra toppings.


Quick Pickled Radishes

July 10th, 2014 | Posted by Sylvia in Recipes - (Comments Off on Quick Pickled Radishes)


1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp kosher salt
2/3 cup water
1/3 cup white vinegar
Small bunch radishes, washed and leaves removed, sliced thinly
Artisan bread, sliced
Fresh butter or softened cream cheese


  1. Combine the sugar, kosher salt, water and white vinegar in a medium non-reactive bowl. Stir to dissolve the solids. Add the sliced radishes. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 to 6 hours.
  2. Serve radishes on thickly sliced artisan bread spread with fresh butter or softened cream cheese.

FROM THE KITCHEN OF RELISH COOKING STUDIO: Demonstration at the UpTown market on July 10, 2014

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