Weekend Reading 26.06.2015

June 26, 2015


If you’ve been keeping tabs on food coverage in the media in the past few years, I’m sure you’ve noticed the hyper-abundance of listicles. Top 5 and Top 10 lists abound, with seemingly endless advice about where to eat and what to drink and how to prepare kale so that it doesn’t just taste like [...]

Tom yum goong gazpacho (spicy Thai-inspired gazpacho with shrimp)

June 19, 2015


One of the little quirks about my line of work is that I’m flooded with images of food almost constantly throughout the day. I’ve probably seen more pies, more asparagus, more artisanal grilled cheeses on my Instragram feed in the past day than you’ve seen in the past year. Constantly seeing all these food images [...]

The Stop Night Market

June 18, 2015


As you probably know if you’re a regular One Tough Cookie reader, I talk a lot about food here on the blog. Specifically, I talk a lot about cravings, and cakes, and about eating dessert for breakfast — but I don’t often talk about hunger. It’s a tough thing to talk about — the sheer [...]

Natrel summer dips collaboration

June 8, 2015

Alanna-Lipson-One-Tough-Cookie-Smoky Spanish Cream Cheese Dip

Happy Monday, friends! It should come as no surprise that I’m a compulsive snacker, so I jumped at the opportunity to collaborate with Natrel on some dip recipes for summer snacking! There are three sweet and three savoury recipes for you to choose from. Without further ado: Goat cheese honey walnut dip Salted chocolate & [...]

Wholegrain rhubarb crumble bars {vegan}

June 5, 2015


Rhubarb has always been dear to my father’s side of the family — hardly a dinner gathering has gone by without there being my grandmother’s sweetened rhubarb compote to finish off the meal. My dad also grew it in the backyard when we were growing up, and (#canadianproblems) it’s one of the only things you [...]