#TasteofThursday Crispy Pork Schnitzel Sandwich recipe

Crispy Pork Schnitzel Sandwich  Serves 4  INGREDIENTS:  4 pieces thin sliced pork shoulder  1⁄2 cup buttermilk 1 Tbsp. grainy Dijon mustard 2 sprigs fresh thyme 1⁄2 cup canola oil Sauerkraut 4 of your favourite burger buns (Bells and Whistles uses squishy sesame milk buns)  2 cups Panko bread crumbs 1 lemon wedge Mayonnaise Arugula salt … Read more#TasteofThursday Crispy Pork Schnitzel Sandwich recipe

Road 13 Vineyards Toasts Canada Day with BBQ Friendly Wines and Backyard Farm Recipes

Raise a Glass to Our Great Nation on July 1 with New Vintages Ready for BBQ Festivities Road 13 Vineyards celebrates Canada’s 151st birthday with newly released BBQ friendly wines; 2016 GSM (Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre) and 2016 Syrah Malbec, along with pairing recipes from the popular Road 13 dinners with Backyard Farm, that will have guests … Read moreRoad 13 Vineyards Toasts Canada Day with BBQ Friendly Wines and Backyard Farm Recipes

1000 Stories Bourbon BBQ recipes just in time for Canada Day

With the weather getting warmer and the nights getting longer, it’s officially BBQ season and what better day to BBQ than Canada Day? When you have everything from veggies to burgers on your BBQ, you need a drink that doesn’t overpower or underwhelm.       Recently I attended a tasting of the 1000 Stories … Read more1000 Stories Bourbon BBQ recipes just in time for Canada Day

Negroni Week one of our #FavouriteThings – Ahoy Hoy

UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar ‘Ahoy Hoy’   Negroni Week kicks off this week and runs from June 4 to 10. There are more than 60 venues participating in Vancouver this year and we’ve teamed up with seven of the hottest, trendiest bars, restaurants, cafés and bistros to collect some recipes from local bartenders who will … Read moreNegroni Week one of our #FavouriteThings – Ahoy Hoy

Negroni Week one of our #FavouriteThings – Basilisk Negroni

Wildebeest Basilisk Negroni   Negroni Week kicks off this week and runs from June 4 to 10. There are more than 60 venues participating in Vancouver this year and we’ve teamed up with seven of the hottest, trendiest bars, restaurants, cafés and bistros to collect some recipes from local bartenders who will be slinging their own … Read moreNegroni Week one of our #FavouriteThings – Basilisk Negroni

Negroni Week one of our #FavouriteThings – Sunday Morning

Juke Fried Chicken & Ribs Negroni Week kicks off this week and runs from June 4 to 10. There are more than 60 venues participating in Vancouver this year and we’ve teamed up with seven of the hottest, trendiest bars, restaurants, cafés and bistros to collect some recipes from local bartenders who will be slinging their … Read moreNegroni Week one of our #FavouriteThings – Sunday Morning

Toast to the Royal Wedding (and baby) with these curated cocktails from The Victor

Coupled with exciting news from the Royals last week – the arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s third child, Louis Arthur Charles – the highly anticipated Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle is fast approaching on May 19th. In honour of these special occasions, Parq Vancouver’s The Victor has dreamed up three incredibly creative … Read moreToast to the Royal Wedding (and baby) with these curated cocktails from The Victor

Make room on the bookshelf for the latest Whitewater Cooks book – More Beautiful Food

Best Selling Canadian Author Shelley Adams Makes it Number Five Whitewater Cooks – More Beautiful Food Serving Up Spring     It’s time to make more room on the cookbook shelf – Whitewater Cooks author Shelley Adams has released her latest book, ‘More Beautiful Food’ to add to your collection. More Beautiful Food is the … Read moreMake room on the bookshelf for the latest Whitewater Cooks book – More Beautiful Food

Eating Local in the Fraser Valley

Passionate about local food and community, Angie Quaale’s first book, Eating Local In The Fraser Valley, is a celebration of the farmers, producers and chefs throughout the Fraser Valley, that bring food to our tables each and every day. Featuring stories, anecdotes and recipes from the people behind the food, along with road trip ideas … Read moreEating Local in the Fraser Valley

#TasteofThursday – Tulalip Resort Casino Chef Perry’s “Never Throw Flavour Away” recipes

“Never Throw Flavour Away!”   Executive Chef Perry Mascitti, Tulalip Resort Casino   The proverb “Never Throw Flavour (Flavour) Away” was told to me by a very wise chef. I always try to remember and employ this proverb every day that I am in the kitchen. It was the inspiration behind this fun, creative chef … Read more#TasteofThursday – Tulalip Resort Casino Chef Perry’s “Never Throw Flavour Away” recipes

#TasteofThursday Root Vegetable Torte direct from Chef Rod Butters “The Okanagan Table” Cookbook

Root Vegetable Torte Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients Cooking spray 2 large carrots, thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 large shallots, thinly sliced 1/2 cup shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano or cheese of your choice 1 cup whipping (35%) cream or vegetable stock 1/4 chopped mixed herbs Sea salt and coarsely ground black pepper 1 medium rutabaga, thinly … Read more#TasteofThursday Root Vegetable Torte direct from Chef Rod Butters “The Okanagan Table” Cookbook

ITALIAN MASTERCLASS SERIES SPRING EDITION

Do you want to surprise your friends cooking something special or make a great and unique gift? This is the opportunity you are looking for, don’t miss it!   Organized in collaboration with the VCC (Vancouver Community College), the General Consulate of Italy in Vancouver and the APCI (Professional Association of Italian Chefs in Canada), … Read moreITALIAN MASTERCLASS SERIES SPRING EDITION

Join Dana Reinhardt in Lazio, Italy for an incredible culinary experience

Join Chef Dana Reinhardt in exploring the incredible bounty of Lazio, Italy. The farm is covered with olive trees and vineyards and boasts a beautiful pool and vistas. This beautiful area is also home to many ancient Etruscan necropolis and ruins. We will harvest seasonal produce and use meat from the heritage breed cattle, pigs and chickens located … Read moreJoin Dana Reinhardt in Lazio, Italy for an incredible culinary experience

Food Expert Angie Quaale Publishes Eating Local in the Fraser Valley

New book is a food-lover’s guide to British Columbia’s culinary rich region   With decades of culinary experience in the Fraser Valley, local food expert and author, Angie Quaale of Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store, releases her first book, Eating Local in the Fraser Valley, that celebrates the bounty of Canadian food.  Eating Local in the Fraser … Read moreFood Expert Angie Quaale Publishes Eating Local in the Fraser Valley

#TasteofThursday Chef Lee Humphries Roasted Loin of Lamb

This is the sixth in the series of recipes from the spectacular  – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience event held August 25, 2017. This week we are excited to share the recipe for Roasted Loin of Lamb from Chef Lee Humphries from the Sonora Room, the Fifth Course at the Icons of … Read more#TasteofThursday Chef Lee Humphries Roasted Loin of Lamb

FOR THE LOVE OF BAKING

Beaucoup Bakery’s Betty Hung to release cookbook in Fall 2018 It was Betty Hung’s dream to one-day own a bakery. With this goal realized last year with the purchase of Beaucoup Bakery, she is now working on another life milestone, writing a cookbook. Slated for a 2018 release date, the theme is French baking 101 … Read moreFOR THE LOVE OF BAKING

#TasteofThursday Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chefs Connie DeSouza and John Jackson Albacore Tuna Ceviche recipe

  This is the fifth in the series of recipes from the spectacular  – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience event held August 25, 2017. This week we are excited to share the recipe for Albacore Tuna Ceviche courtesy of  Chef Connie DeSouza and Chef John Jackson  from Charcut and Charbar. Featured Second Course … Read more#TasteofThursday Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chefs Connie DeSouza and John Jackson Albacore Tuna Ceviche recipe

Valentine’s Day Isn’t it Romantic…not

Okay here we go, one of the most dreaded days on the calendar is almost here – February 14th. That’s right Valentine’s Day.   This is an article I wrote and published four years ago that I thought was worth recycling with some updates. Historically Saint Valentine was said to be a Saint from the 3rd century … Read moreValentine’s Day Isn’t it Romantic…not

#TasteofThursday Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Mark McEwan Roasted Beef Tenderloin recipe

  The fourth in our series of recipes featured at the Icons of Food and Wine Dinner. Another terrific recipe from Chef Mark McEwan served at the  Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience Icons of Food and Wine Dinner held at The Sonora Room at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery for our #TasteofThursday feature. This … Read more#TasteofThursday Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Mark McEwan Roasted Beef Tenderloin recipe

Playing with Holiday Stuffing – Chef Buchanan Tulalip Resort Casino

  Holiday Stuffing: My Way   Chef David Buchanan, Blackfish Wild Salmon Grill, Tulalip Resort Casino Serves 10 Pro tips & hacks for traditional Turkey Stuffing Most people love the holiday season. It’s all about getting together with friends and family to share a traditional meal, which brings back memories of seasons past. Chefs and … Read morePlaying with Holiday Stuffing – Chef Buchanan Tulalip Resort Casino