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I’m at a the filming of Chef Worthy, a new food show to air soon on W Network, waiting to be called to pass my expert judgment on an amateur chef’s creation. Back stage with me is Micheal Potter, host of Chef Worthy and owner of Harvest restaurant in beautiful Picton, Ontario. Since we are [..]
Today’s foodie question is from Marlene who writes: “I purchased a spice called Merquen when in Chile. We had it in a dip served with sopappilas. I was wondering if you have a dip recipe using this spice.”
This week’s “relaxed” entertaining recipe is my brother-in-law’s recipe for Quick Clams on the Grill. I love making these, they are so simple and delicious and kind of unexpected for most people. Make sure you have really good crusty bread to soak up the butter, garlic and clam juices!
This week’s “relaxed” entertaining recipe is for Barbecue Poached Salmon with Basil Mayonnaise. Hopefully it’s warm enough where you live to break out the barbecue, if not you can pop this salmon in the oven. It’s an incredibly easy dish to throw together and it takes no time to cook, totally impressive with very little fuss – my [..]
This weeks “relaxed” entertaining recipe is for Asparagus Brunch Bread in honour of the first local asparagus (hopefully asparagus has arrived in your region). This is really somewhere between a quick bread and a pancake. It’s great as a main course with a salad or a few roasted potatoes, or slice it up and serve [..]
I was making a special meal for my mom on Sunday and went out to look for asparagus. I went to three stores looking for local asparagus and came up short – disappointingly everything I found was of the mushy topped, limp stalked, imported variety, and so I resorted to frozen peas.
Tequila is going to be my new summer beverage. While in Mexico I learned about and indulged in many new ways of enjoying this libation outside of the popper with lime and salt. I thought I’d share some tequila cocktails with my foodie-friends. Maybe you can have a few for Mothers Day this weekend!
In honor of my biblical fish experience on the beaches of Puerta Vallarta, my “relaxed” recipe for today is fish tacos. This picture is a version that I had in Mexico where the fish was fried. Very yummy, but this recipe is a lighter version
Translation… Drowned Pork Sandwiches and Chicken Feed – sounds better in Spanish right? I had these yummy local foods on my Tequila making adventure in Mexico. Ahogadas means drowned, an appropriate name for these messy tomato sauce laden pulled pork sandwiches. These sandwiches are the street food of Jalisco; sold in sandwich shacks, and family [..]