Ackee and Tempehfish (A Vegan Take on Ackee and Saltfish)

I just had to create a vegan rendition on Jamaica’s national dish, ackee and saltfish.  Ackee is a yellow-fleshed fruit that grows on a tree.  It is poisonous to eat before it has fully opened and ripened.  Many people say that the flesh of the ackee, which is eaten, is more reminiscent of scrambled eggs than…

Restaurant Hot-Spot(light): Wild Oat Cafe

In February I went to Ottawa for a conference.  Before I left for Montreal, my Ottawa tour guide and good friend took me to the Wild Oat Cafe for Sunday morning brunch and it was absolutely lovely.  I had toast, tofu, hash browns and an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie (with a chocolate chunk cookie to…