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Pan Seared Polenta Appetizer with Anchovies and Olives Recipe

My blog has been put on hold as of late because I’ve been scrambling around for my wedding, which is happening in just 7 days. It’s hard to believe that it’s finally happening!
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Pistachio and Wine-Poached Date Stuffed Leg of Lamb Recipe [video]

Fa Lalalala Lalalalaa! Need an impressive main-dish that doesn’t require defrosting or brining for days? One that you can prepare in advance and will turn even Scrooge’s frown upside-down? Then this painless lamb-roast
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Steak Love 1: Red Quinoa and Black Kale Recipe

I don’t cook meat much. My diet consists largely of veggies and seafood for reasons that likely won’t interest you.
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Olive Stuffed Leg of Lamb with Fig and Cherry Compote Recipe and Alfresco Vancouver

Last night, I attended an impromptu conceptual event called Alfresco Vancouver where 60 strangers congregated in a public space and dined pot-luck style. The lively, communal event contrasted against the brick-paved urban lot in the heart of trendy Yaletown.
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Bouchon’s Lentils Vinaigrette Recipe

Salade De Lentilles Summer summer summer time, let’s just sit back and unwind… Fresh Prince really says it best.
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Bouchon’s Lentil Soup Recipe: Complete

Soupe Aux Lentilles In my last post, I explained two of Thomas Keller’s basic techniques: how to cook pearl onions and how to create a bouquet garni or sachet. As promised and without further b-poo, here is how the rest of the lentil soup came together.
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Bouchon’s Lentil Soup Recipe: Pearl Onions and Sachet

Soupe Aux Lentilles It sure has been a while since I posted a Bouchon recipe. With my new hectic schedule, I rarely have time to cook, let alone to follow Keller’s often intricate recipes.
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Bouchon’s Clams Marinères with Soffritto Recipe

Palourdes Marinières au Soffritto I’m beaming with pride as I write this post. I’ve learned from Bouchon that often, the most basic elements in a kitchen are
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Bouchon’s Cod with a Stew of Sweet Peppers Recipe Pt 3: Complete

Cabillaud et Pipérade If you followed along with parts 1 and 2, you would know that poaching the cod in oil is the last step to complete this dish.
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