MENU

Farm to Fork Travel on BC’s Circle Farm Tour

Sure, we talk about farm-to-fork dining but do we ever walk the walk?  I’ll be first to admit that I’ve never done any farm work in my life. Try to contain your shock.  I am, however, a firm believe that meeting the people behind my food makes it taste better.
Read More ›

Watermelon Salad with Grilled Corn, Olives, and Goat Cheese Recipe

Juicy, sugary, and dribbly, watermelon is the ultimate fruit to feed a crowd with during summer parties. As lovable as they are when simply sliced up at a picnic or barbecue, this versatile fruit can
Read More ›

Vancouver Food Tour Announcement + Guilt-Free Miso Mushroom Poutine Recipe

I made this recipe Urban Rush, a local talk show today. While we cooked, I also announced my exciting new business venture: Vancouver Food Tour – Local Food Culture Experience
Read More ›

Paris: Classical Art vs Charcuterie Art

Admittedly, I don’t have a full appreciation for classical art. But the Grand Louvre is worth a visit for the architecture alone. The amalgamation of modern design with a 12th century Palais is an inspiring sight to behold.
Read More ›

Charcuterie Night to the Rescue!

There’s a misconception among my readers and friends that I spend my entire day cooking and creating elaborate dishes. Unbeknownst to many, I have several day gigs and if you follow me on twitter, you will soon realize
Read More ›

Blue Cheese Stuffed Wine Cherries with Honeycomb Recipe – Local Amuse Bouche

When my friends came back from a trip to Penticton, B.C. (which I had to miss), they presented me with a care package filled with local wines chocolates, and other edible goodies. I jumped in joy at the sight of a sticky, amber piece of fresh honeycomb.
Read More ›

Roasted Vegetable and Tapenade on Baguette Recipe – When Sandwich Becomes Art

The sandwich is such a conflicting food item. The span of ideas within this umbrella of essentially any filling squished between bread has deterred me from eating them for a long time.
Read More ›

Heirloom Tomato and Sea Asparagus Salad with Balsamic Glazed Figs Recipe

My perfect day-off in Vancouver consists of an early jog around the Stanley Park seawall, followed by shopping for ingredients in Granville Island, and finished with a night in the kitchen with a loved one and a bottle of wine.
Read More ›

Warm Fiddlehead Salad Recipe

My heart races and my face feels flushed when I see unique ingredients that have short seasonal lives at the public market. I will eventually write a post about Granville Island Public Market to entice you all to move to Vancouver.
Read More ›