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…

Veggie Gratin With Chickpeas

Get Loads of Healthy Vegetables With This Veggie Gratin This veggie gratin can be served as a meal, perhaps with some crusty bread, or a side if you would prefer. It’s fun to have individual servings and you could always use kidney or white beans instead of chickpeas, and switch up the spices a bit….

Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes – Ashley Freeman Nutrition

Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes I’ve been on a course to get healthy and have been lucky enough to meet Nutritionist Ashley Freeman in the process. She’s got some great nutrition tips and my meetings with her are always beneficial I’ve learned a lot from her and it’s often far more than just straight nutrition….

Tempea Tempeh Veggie Stew

Locally Made Tempea Tempeh Makes a Tasty Alternative Protein For those that follow me (and I thank you!), you will know that I am an official BC and Alberta Pork Ambassador and that I cook a lot with pork and other locally-raised meats at home, however, not all my meals include meat, and I love…

German Night – Passion For Pork – Kassler Pork and Cabbage

Kassler Pork with Cabbage, Onions and Apple Whenever I drive out anywhere near Pitt Meadows, I stop at Hopcott Meats and grab a bag or two of groceries. They’ve got a section in the freezer of sale items, it’s a good way to save a little money and pick up some cuts or meats you…