Archive | January, 2014

4 Common ‘Food Blogger’ Questions…

As I shimmy up to my almost one year anniversary of “Just A Pinch Of Ginger”, I’ve become somewhat reflective of the process. Why am I here? What am I doing? Is this worth it? First of all, this wasn’t my plan. As a little girl growing up I didn’t want to be a blogger, mostly […]

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Gingah Ninja Salmon

Love when kitchen experiments go right! Let’s admit it…it doesn’t always work out that way. This is Ninja fast, heart healthy and enticing enough to serve to company! That’s right, you’ve got this. How good it is? It was soo good that my littles gobbled it up at dinner , despite the fact that it had both […]

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Oh, just one little taste…

“Each time I tell myself it’s the last time, but then I get a whiff of her hot chocolate…” ‘Chocolat‘, one of my favourite foodie movies…ahh yes the perfect one to get me in the spirit to write about Hot Chocolates in Courtenay… Some clever people say that eating chocolate creates the same feeling within […]

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Truly Tantalizing Tortilla Soup

Admittedly when I asked Jorden Marshall for a recipe after his Hot Chocolates interview, I assumed it would be a sweet not savoury one. This mexican soup is a treat that he makes and serves this to his staff, I’m so glad he shared…so will you! After a quick trip to the grocery store, I […]

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‘Killer’ Kale and Chickpea Curry

Some nights,  in a frenzy, I just throw something together and we sit…and we eat. Not palate thrilling, but it serves the purpose, ya know? Other nights I get crazy carried away and spend hours making something fabulous for dinner and my children push it around on their plates wondering what planet their mom is from. No […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.