Relish Recipes — Potatoes

Oaxaca Bowl

Posted by Donna-Marie Pye on

Oaxaca Bowl

Having just returned from Mexico, I have become obsessed with the all the fresh food I ate there. It was my first trip in many, many years (I don't count my 1980's trip to Acapulco as a cultural experience), and I was overwhelmed with how many amazing dishes I ate. One of my favourite lunches was in San Miguel de Allende at a restaurant called Jacques where I ate the Oaxaca Bowl (pronounced Wa-Ha-Ca). It's a healthy, flavourful Mexican bowl meal filled with roasted chipotle sweet potatoes and peppers, over a bed of warm, seasoned black beans. It's topped with...

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Deruny (Ukrainian Potato Pancakes)

Posted by Donna-Marie Pye on

Deruny (Ukrainian Potato Pancakes)

Growing up in Whitby, the Ukrainian and Polish heritage was very strong throughout the area. My parents had many Ukrainian friends and I grew up being introduced to a lot of Ukrainian food. I have very fond memories of eating these pancakes at my friend Irene's house. Her grandmother used to make them for us and we devoured them. They can be eaten for breakfast, as an appetizer or a side dish. Whichever way you choose to eat them, a dollop of sour cream is an absolute must-have for the topping.

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