Plum Clafoutis recipe #TasteofThursday

Plum Clafoutis with Crème Fraîche Chef Ron Shaw of Grapes& Soda Serves 8 INGREDIENTS Clafoutis 1 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened 355 ml whole milk 2/3 Cup sugar 2 Tbsp Brandy 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 6 eggs Kosher salt, to taste 1 Cup flour 2 Cups black plums, pitted, fresh or frozen Icing sugar, for dusting … Read morePlum Clafoutis recipe #TasteofThursday

Roasted Brussel Sprouts #TasteofThursday

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Burrata and Chili Gastrique Chef Ron Shaw of Grapes and Soda   Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 ½ Cups brussels sprout, halved 1 piece 250g burrata 2-3 pieces dried bread olive oil kosher salt, to taste Gastrique 1/3 Cup caster sugar 150 ml fruit vinegar (raspberry is ideal) 10 ml chili (chilis … Read moreRoasted Brussel Sprouts #TasteofThursday

Vegetable Okonomiyaki wine pairing suggestion:

Chef Ron Shaw of Grapes & Soda  #TasteofThursday Vegetable Okonomiyaki recipe wine pairing suggestion – Hao-Yang Wang, Sommelier.   Pairing Notes: Paired with Soahc Riesling 2014 from BC, Canada General Manager and Sommelier, Hao-Yang Wang suggests pairing the Vegetable Okonomiyaki with Soahc Riesling 2014 from BC, Canada, noting: “The Soahc is off-dry, zesty and playful, with … Read moreVegetable Okonomiyaki wine pairing suggestion:

Vegetable Okonomiyaki #TasteofThursday recipe

Vegetable Okonomiyaki with Cabbage and Apple Salad Chef Ron Shaw     Serves 4, 10-12 cm Okonomiyaki INGREDIENTS Vegetables ½ head small cabbage, sliced very fine 1 white onion, sliced fine 4 green onions, sliced, rinsed and drained 16 pc button, chestnut or shiitake mushrooms or 4 king oyster mushrooms, cut into small pieces 1 … Read moreVegetable Okonomiyaki #TasteofThursday recipe

Taste of Thursday wine pairing suggestions for Chef Ron Shaw’s Summer Pea Salad

Wine Pairing suggestion for Summer Pea Salad courtesy of Hao-Yang Wang   Our Summer Pea Salad at Grapes & Soda was inspired by the Sauvignon Blanc grape. In the restaurant, we pair it with the Clos Roche Sauvignon Blanc No. 5 Touraine ’12 — a natural and organic wine from Loire, France — however, there … Read moreTaste of Thursday wine pairing suggestions for Chef Ron Shaw’s Summer Pea Salad

Taste of Thursday Summer Pea Salad recipe by Chef Ron Shaw – Grapes & Soda

Summer Pea Salad with Creamed Goats Cheese, Sprouted Wheat Berries and Lemon Dressing   Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 cup shelled Green Peas 2 cups Snow Peas 2 cups Snap Peas ¼ cup Raw Wheat Berries (we use GRAIN) ½ cup soft Goats Cheese/Chevre (may substitute for cream cheese or Boursin Cheese) ¼ cup Goats/Cow Milk 2 … Read moreTaste of Thursday Summer Pea Salad recipe by Chef Ron Shaw – Grapes & Soda

Introducing Chef Ron Shaw of Grapes & Soda joining our #TasteofThursday feature

We are pleased to introduce a new addition to our #TasteofThursday weekly feature. Welcome Chef Ron Shaw of Grapes & Soda, Farmer’s Apprentice’s new natural wine bar from co-owners David Gunawan and Dara Young.   RON SHAW Executive Chef Ron Shaw’s pedigree as the former Executive Chef of Vancouver restaurant Bishop’s, where he studied under celebrated chef and … Read moreIntroducing Chef Ron Shaw of Grapes & Soda joining our #TasteofThursday feature