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In the “Recipes” section, we’re stirring the pot of history to bring you a collection of dishes that evoke a sense of comfort and nostalgia while catering to the rhythm of contemporary life. This is where cherished childhood classics meet the convenience of make-ahead meals, where the retro meets the rush hour, ensuring that no matter how busy life gets, you’re never too far from a delicious, home-cooked lunch.

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Looking for the recipe for this iconic but lost dessert?

Recreating Lost Dishes

Here, you’ll find the secret to recreating the lost dishes of yesteryears, the meals that once graced family tables and local diners but have since faded from everyday cookbooks. Whether it’s a casserole that reminds you of home or a dessert that takes you back to your grandmother’s kitchen, these recipes are curated to awaken those warm memories.

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Not Just Looking Back

But it’s not just about looking back. We also look to the present, offering many recipes that fit seamlessly into your teleworking schedule or busy office days. From quick assembly lunches requiring minimal prep to portable feasts that are easy to pack and go, these recipes are designed for efficiency without compromising flavour or nutrition.

Whether planning for a week’s worth of telework lunches or throwing together a last-minute meal with what’s in the pantry, our “Recipes” section is your culinary companion. It’s a place where the old can be new again, and the latest is just waiting to become a part of your lunchtime routine.

Lunch “With Friends” is about making every meal memorable, and we’re here to ensure you have all the tips and tricks to do just that. Stay tuned for stories and guides that will transform your social lunches into experiences that resonate well beyond the last bite.

Recipes for Today's Lunches

Craving Chinese food but need to keep your blood sugar in check? Explore our collection of diabetic-friendly light Chinese meals, including steamed dumplings, fresh salads, and stir-fry dishes. Enjoy tasty and healthy options tailored for diabetes management.
Step into a world of timeless flavours and cherished traditions with lunch recipes from Grandma's kitchen. Discover the warmth and nostalgia woven into each dish as generations of culinary wisdom come together on your plate. From hearty stews to delicate
Looking to spice up your lunch routine? Discover the delicious and nutritious world of Mu Shu Vegetables! Packed with essential vitamins and minerals, this easy-to-make dish is perfect for a healthy and satisfying meal. Learn about its health benefits, simple
Craving the nostalgic taste of Eaton's wheat germ muffins from Montreal? I've perfected a recipe that captures the same deliciousness, with a healthy twist. Swapping regular flour for oat flour, these muffins cater to health-conscious eaters while keeping the original
This vanilla sauce, while intended expressly to be poured over Murray's Steamed Fruit Pudding, you'll want it on other desserts; even by itself, it's that good.
Since Murray's Restaurant closed, many on social media have searched for the recipe I am sharing various versions
We're stirring the pot of history to bring you a collection of dishes that evoke a sense of comfort and nostalgia while catering to the rhythm of contemporary life
Naleśniki, the delicate Polish crepes, has long been revered for their thin, tender texture and ability to complement a wide range of sweet and savoury flavours. Mastering these delectable pancakes requires a keen understanding of batter composition and precise cooking