SoFresh Oat Milk Launches in Canada

Canadian Oats Form the Base of the Newest Milk on the Market – SoFresh Oat Around our house there’s bound to be a few types of milk in our cupboards and fridge. While I have no issue with dairy, it bothers Michael and lots of our guests. There’s also the fact that I forget to…

Pumpkin Pecan Pie

Cheater Pumpkin Pecan Pie (I buy the crust) I’ve been making this pumpkin pecan pie instead of pumpkin pie for years now as it’s just far more delish, I’ve never had a complaint on this slight deviation from the norm. Last Thanksgiving I made a vegan pie, pumpkin pie, pumpkin pie ice cream and more,…

Chef’s Table Society Goes Wild For Pink Salmon

Chefs and The BC Salmon Marketing Council for a celebration WILD SALMON Don’t know about you, but we are trying to soak up all the summer we can before fall settles in! There’s been some fantastic outdoor feasts of late and we’re hoping this weather continues as we’ve got more planned, next weekend’s Feast of Fields and…

Chef Shelome Bouvette From Chicha Peruvian Restaurant Recipe Causa Atun

Recipe for Causa Atun – Whipped Potato Topped With Tuna and Ponzu Dressing Recently my fellow members of Les Dames d’Escoffier,  Your Secret Chef’s Karen Dar Woon and Chicha Restaurant’s Chef Shelome Bouvette, presented a cooking class at the Vancouver Aquarium’s Fin To Tail event. Seafood was donated by Fresh Ideas Start Here owner Jenice Yu,…

Grilled Wagyu Beef from Ken Nakano at Market

Chef Ken Nakano’s decadent take on Steak – Recipe for Slow Grilled Wagyu Beef We’ve been posting a lot about pork lately, but we can’t neglect beef, and we do eat our share of it! We had a delicious wagyu beef recently and when we saw this recipe it reminded us we better get some…

Soy Stained Devilled Eggs and Dungeness Crab – Chef Trevor Bird

Chef Trevor Bird Collaborates With Egg Farmers of Canada For Devilled Eggs Recently we headed to Fable Restaurant for a Canadian Egg Feast with Chef Trevor Bird and wine pairings by Sommelier and co-owner of their sister restaurant, Mission. A most delicious progression of egg dishes were presented including these pretty Soy Stained Eggs. We’ll…

National Aboriginal Day Fry Bread Recipe

Fry Bread Recipe With Serving Suggestions Lately I’ve been extremely fortunate to have several experiences where I’ve learned just a little bit more about Indigenous culture. I was first invited to share in a Cooking For Reconciliation Feast at Skwachays Lodge with Chef Rich Francis who had recently spent his first visit in British Columbia’s Aboriginal communities…

UBC Food Services Recipe Demos – The Tuna

UBC Food Services Chef Steven Yzerman From UBC Food Trucks Recipe For Tuna Atop Slaw Last week I ventured out to UBC to visit my husband Mich just to make sure he’s behaving at work. Okay, not really, it was actually to witness a food demo that UBC Food Services, the department he works for. I…

Roast Pork Tenderloin with Carrot Romesco

Pork Tenderloin and Carrots Pack a Nutritional Punch This was one of the best things I’ve made this year. Take from Bon Appetit, I changed a couple things around and we had the tastiest meal, and full of nutrition too.  Be sure to use local pork and know where your meat comes from. For more…

Bacon Wrapped Cajun Spiced Pork Tenderloin With Apricot Glaze

Cooking Up Local Spiced Pork Tenderloin In Bacon Ensures Moist Meat This post is part of the Virtual Potluck menu, a fun project created by Piquant Marketing, scroll down to the bottom for more recipes from the potluck and click the image below for more information. OR HERE! Growing up in Kelowna we had both…