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,…

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…

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…

Roasted Eggplant Dip

Grab Locally-Grown Eggplants and whip up this Roasted Eggplant Dip On the weekend we went strawberry picking and on Sunday night were ready for a BBQ. We love dips and served a trio of them this night. Green garbanzo, hummus and this awesome roasted eggplant dip made with locally-grown eggplant. 5 mini Windset Farms Baby Eggplant…

Skipper Otto’s Cortes Island Oysters #UglytoAwesome

Taking Skipper Otto’s Cortes Island Oysters from Ugly to Awesome If you are an oyster lover, you know oysters come in all sizes and shapes. Some are best slurped fresh, right out of the shell, some dressed up with a bit of mignonette, and some of the bigger ones are better in stews or baked….

Nigella Lawson Loves Avocados

We love Nigella and Nigella loves avocados! With the launch of her latest cookbook, Simply Nigella, comes many new and exciting recipes. We had the chance to chat with Nigella when she was in Vancouver on her book tour and you’ll hear snippets of the interview soon! In the meantime our post on Avocados from…

Wild Sockeye Salmon Ceviche with Passion Fruit Ginger Vinaigrette

This week’s Avocados From Mexico post takes us to Chicha Peruvian Restaurant for ceviche! If you haven’t been to Chicha, you are truly missing out on the best Latin food in Vancouver. Chef Shelome Bouvette excels at ceviche and this recipe has some avocado in the dressing and in the final presentation. It’s healthy and…