beyondumami

Seeing that Umami is the lesser known '5th taste', I desire to explore all things food. From excellent cheese, to mouth watering pastries, to savoury meats and beyond.

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Potato Tourte from Everyday Dorie - Cook the Book Fridays
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Potato Tourte from Everyday Dorie - Cook the Book Fridays
I finally managed to catch up with everyone else participating cook the book Fridays - Every Day Dorie. The recipe this time is Dorie Greenspan's Potato Tourte on page 220. I must say that I did a lot of walking to gather all the ingredients for this recipe! Our friends helped us with t...
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Presdelicious - La Roma on Preston Street in Ottawa
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Presdelicious - La Roma on Preston Street in Ottawa
Having called Ottawa home for the past few weeks, I have been on the look out for different food events.  I was happy to find out that there was one on Preston Street in Little Italy called Presdelicious.  Similar to other food festivals (such as Winterlicious in Toronto and Downtown Di...
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Chocolate Macarons - Macaron Mashup for Winter
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Chocolate Macarons - Macaron Mashup for Winter
It seems to me that it has been a while since I have been able to blog about my macaron journey. The last macarons I blogged about for macaron mashup were my Apple Spice Caramel Macarons. Between packing up things in Edmonton for the move to Ottawa and everything in between, life got a tad b...
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5 Things to do in Ottawa in February
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5 Things to do in Ottawa in February
Well, it's already been two weeks that I have been in Ottawa. This past weekend, one of our good friends from Edmonton came to visit us in Ottawa and it just so happened to be the Family Day long Weekend, so we checked out a few places around Ottawa.One - The Glebe An area that we explored w...
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Week One in Ottawa & Food Notes February 15, 2019
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Week One in Ottawa & Food Notes February 15, 2019
Hello food blog world! It's been some time that I've had the chance to do some blogging. With that being said, I am truly hoping to be able to jump right back in with recipe creating & testing, macaron making, cookbook reviews all while exploring the city of Ottawa! Yup, that's right. I moved...
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Cook the Book Fridays: Maple Syrup & Mustard Brussels Sprouts from Everyday Dorie
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Cook the Book Fridays: Maple Syrup & Mustard Brussels Sprouts from Everyday Dorie
Here we are! Another Cook the Book Fridays post! Wow the week went by so fast! This week's Cook the Book from Dorie Greenspan's Everyday Dorie recipe is her Maple-Syrup-and-Mustard Brussels Sprouts.I should probably note that I am in fact snacking on this exact dish as I write up this b...
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Cook the Book Fridays: Gougères from Everyday Dorie
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Cook the Book Fridays: Gougères from Everyday Dorie
I've decided to take a stab at joining a "Cook the Book" group! I, along with others from "Cook the Book Fridays" will be cooking from Dorie Greenspan's Everyday Dorie! Her newest cookbook just released on October 26, 2018! First up on our list of recipes to cook is her gougères titled "My N...
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Apple Spiced Caramel Macarons - Macaron Mashup for Fall!
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Apple Spiced Caramel Macarons - Macaron Mashup for Fall!
A Recipe for Apple Spiced Caramel MacaronsIngredients for Apple Cinnamon Shells 225g icing sugar125g almond meal5g albumen28g berry sugar (extra fine sugar)100g aged egg whites2 drops Wilton Leaf Green gel food colouring Notes: Make your own berry sugar by processing regular sugar in th...
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OEB Breakfast Co. Opens in Edmonton!
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OEB Breakfast Co. Opens in Edmonton!
A new brunch venue is in town and it is delicious! I still remember when I first moved to Alberta and visited Calgary, everyone kept telling me that I HAD to eat at OEB. Of course I was super excited to experience their new location in Edmonton! Located in the new Kelly Ramsay building, there is ...
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Reverse Sear Pork Loin
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Reverse Sear Pork Loin
Pork loin is a dinner staple at our place. It's easy to make and can be a part of a more upscale meal or just a regular day meal. Best of all pork loins are pretty cost-effective. The "secret" is to take your time in baking the pork loin. Depending on the thickness of the pork loin it can take be...
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