Entries by Sandra

Greater Toronto Area Fall 2020 Real Estate Market Report

After more than six months of pandemic uncertainty, the Toronto real estate market is looking forward to growth this fall and the emergence of some new trends among buyers. After the almost complete stoppage in activity we experienced at the start of the pandemic, the Canadian housing market is expected to see an increase in […]

Fried Zucchini Blossoms

      INGREDIENTS Vegetable oil (for frying) 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon kosher salt 12 ounces chilled Pilsner, lager-style beer, or club soda Zucchini blossoms (stamens removed; about 2 dozen) Sea salt      Directions: In a large pot, heat about 2″ oil over medium heat until a deep-fry thermometer reads 350°. […]

Zucchini Bread

This zucchini bread studded with walnuts and currants (or chocolate chips, if you prefer) is a great way to use up your summer zucchini.   INGREDIENTS 3 cups all-purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled-off 2-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 3 large eggs 1-3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 […]

Why Toronto Condos Can Be a Great Real Estate Investment

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic still lingering in Canada, this can still be an ideal time to enter into real estate investment, especially Greater Toronto Area condominiums.   The average price for a Toronto condo in January, 1996 was $133,600 while in May of 2020 it had reached $578,280 for an appreciation of approximately 332 percent […]

Chicken Shawarma

This Chicken Shawarma recipe is going to knock your socks off! Just a handful of every day spices makes an incredible Chicken Shawarma marinade that infuses the chicken with exotic Middle Eastern flavours. The smell when this is cooking is insane! BY: recipetineats Portion size- 6 servings Ingredients 2lb /1 kg chicken thigh fillets , skinless and boneless […]