Chef Ned Bell’s Arctic Char

Pan-Seared Arctic Char with Lentils, Parsnips, and Vanilla Vinaigrette We caught up with Chef Ned Bell at Christmas in November where he demonstrated this tasty Arctic Char from his new cookbook, Lure! You can also make this with chicken, he mentioned, as he often does when cooking for his kids as some of them prefer…

Eggnog Cheesecake With Rum

Eggnog Season Continues With Eggnog Cheesecake You may still have some whipping cream around and maybe a bit of rum, so why not continue the festivities with an eggnog cheesecake? This one has a great rum sauce that adds depth to the already flavourful cheesecake! 200 g digestive biscuits 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 100…

Last Minute Holiday Recipes – Quickies From Presidents Choice Part 2

Antipasto Misto, Pomegranate Punch and Chocolate Orange Bread Brioche It’s not too late to nip out and get a few more things to make your holiday table even more festive! We’re running around Kelowna under instructions from the family to pick up a few more ingredients for dinner tonight and we’re already wishing our family…

Christmas In November Chartier Restaurant – Mind Blowing Tortiere

Tortiere Done Right Chef Steve Brochu from Chartier Restaurant I’d never cried during a cooking demonstration until I watched the one hosted by Darren Cheverie and Chef Steve Brochu from Chartier Restaurant in Beaumont Alberta. I’d met them during the Christmas in November weekend as they were my neighbours at the Jasper Fairmont; when my luggage didn’t get to me in time…

Recipes From Christmas In November – Part 2 The Olsons

Savouries From Anna and Michael Olson For The Holidays and Beyond Part of the fun at Christmas in November, the annual festival at Jasper Park Lodge, is learning a few new takes on recipes, and sometimes new recipes altogether. Anna and Michael Olson’s main stage performance this year involved Bacon Okonomijaki ( a Japanese pancake), Pork-a-Leekie…

Recipes From Christmas In November Part 1 – The Man Cabin

Michael and Ann Olson Entertain – Ribs, Pull apart Bread and Banana Foster I was super lucky to return this year to Christmas in November at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. This three day festival prepares you for anything the holiday season could throw at you. Here you’ll learn how to decorate, bake, entertain, set…

Chef Alex Chen Wins Gold Medal Plates

BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR CHEF ALEX CHEN WINS HIS SECOND GOLD MEDAL PLATES TITLE AT THE 2017 REGIONALS IN VICTORIA Previous Champion Returns to Top of Podium at 12th Annual Prestigious Chef Competition, Earns Right to Represent BC at the Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna, February 2 to 3, 2018 Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef…