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Fish Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa (wheat-free, dairy-free, gluten-free)

My friend Lorraine introduced me to Rinconcito, a great El Salvadoran restaurant on Commercial Drive. It’s cheap, the food is fresh, simple and delicious and the margaritas are fantastic.

For the real deal I would go straight there and enjoy papusas, fresh guacamole, chicken chimichanga, fish tacos, salsa roja or any number of other El Salvadoran treats. Continue reading

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Wheat-free Ginger Almond Cake with Apples (great Passover recipe)

I found this Lucy Waverman recipe on the Globe & Mail site. I haven’t had time to make it yet but it looks and sounds great.

“This cake is almost like marzipan (YUM) in texture – soft and very moist. It may be used as a Passover dessert too – just substitute margarine for butter.”

Ingredients:
1/4 cup unsalted butter
4 Pink Lady or Gala apples
1/3 cup sugar

Cake:
3 cups ground almonds
2 teaspoons ground ginger
6 large eggs, separated
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 tbsp grated fresh ginger
Topping:
2 tbsp. demerara sugar
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