Seared Octopus Bites

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This appetizer has all the summer flavour vibes that we are craving right now! So fresh, light and delicious these bites are truly a delight. Enjoy the most succulent chargrilled octopus, so tender it melts like butter in your mouth. Garnish with an ultra fresh bruschetta mix and pair with a chilled glass of white wine. Bon Appétit!

Did you know octopus is a very lean protein? It is low in calories and is filled with an abundance of vitamins and minerals that your body needs! Some may think the task of cooking octopus is daunting, but trust us, once you expand your cooking horizons and give it a try, you will love adding this protein into a variety of dishes!      

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Festive Mulled Wine

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Tis the season and what better way to get into the Christmas spirit than with a toast! Enjoy sipping on a steaming cup of spiced mulled wine; a wonderful traditional Christmas drink, perfect for holiday parties and entertaining! Our first experience with mulled wine was at a Christmas night market. We strolled the cobblestone streets lined with twinkling lights, admiring the holiday themed shop windows, while keeping warm with this delicious beverage!  

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Beef Bourguignon

Channeling my inner Julia Child with this batch of Beef Bourguignon! This classic French beef stew is a worldwide favourite for a reason! So carefully thought out, that every ingredient adds to an indescribable deliciousness.  A magnificent and dangerously addictive dish, that perfectly pairs with a glass of red wine and served over creamy mashed potatoes.

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Braised Octopus

Tender, melt in your mouth and perfectly delicious! Although the task of cooking octopus may seem daunting for some home cooks, it is not out of reach. A simmering stock pot filled with simple ingredients can help you achieve a new family favourite. Pair with a bed of mixed greens and a light vinaigrette to create a fantastic menu option for hot summer nights on the patio.

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Mussels in a White Wine, Garlic Butter and Herb Sauce

Mussels have to be one of our absolute favourite summertime patio dishes; perfect for sharing. They are such a refreshing, light and flavourful option which can be served as an appetizer or main course. Mussels are a delightful balance between simple and sophisticated. Try this recipe out for your next date night or dinner party! And of course, don’t forget to serve with a fresh baguette to dip into the mouth-watering sauce!

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