Fresh Tomato Tart

Fresh Tomato Tart

Last week I had an immersive introduction to the Rocky Mountains. Going the last thirty years without making the trek now seems like I was done some gross injustice righted only by the thought that at some point in the past I may not have appreciated it quite as much.

I was thrown in the deep end with a trip comprised almost entirely of back country hiking. Long days. Sore muscles. Mosquitoes. Dehydrated food. Spectacular alpine meadows.

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Snap Pea and Radish Salad

Snap Pea and Radish Salad

It's a bit of a stretch to go around calling this a recipe. Summer salads are all about taking the most perfect produce around and making it shine with good quality olive oil and salt. I used Salt Spring Sea Salt (the same one I use in all of my granolas) and the intensity of flavour took this salad over the top.

This salad is so darn pretty that my favourite way to serve it is heaped on a giant platter in the middle of the table for everyone to serve themselves. If you're feeding a crowd and need to bulk it up a bit, feel free to layer everything on top of some big handfuls of arugula.

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