“In this series I will be sharing my take on which BC Wine pairs well with some inspirational recipes”This time the wine is definitely the star. Both of the seasonal dishes I’ve made recently are focused on fresh, local corn in a one dish pasta meal accompanied by salads of heirloom tomatoes and fresh BC peaches.
When I read Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia’s recipe for Heirloom Tomato and Nectarine Salad with Grilled Prawns and Basil Oil, my mouth watered. Sounds delicious doesn’t it? Drop into Provence Marinaside, at 1177 Marinaside Crescent (at the foot of Davie Street) and give it a try. For a salad, I’d opt for a light white fruity … Read more
HEIRLOOM TOMATO AND NECTARINE SALAD with GRILLED PRAWNS AND BASIL OIL Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia Serves 2 For Vinaigrette: 2.5 Tbsp. sherry vinegar 1 tsp Dijon mustard ½ cup extra virgin olive oil salt to taste For Basil Oil: Small bunch of basil – blanched and pressed to remove excess moisture ¾ cup extra virgin olive … Read more