Archive for February 2018

Black Trumpet Risotto

I’m just going to throw this right out there right away.  I don’t like Mushrooms.  I despise their texture but love their flavor.  I’m like the child you have who, when they see the smallest piece, will throw a fit and refuse to eat.  Well, ok,  I am not that bad but you get the…

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Explore White Rock

It was (and still has been) rainy in Vancouver every. damn. day.  Don’t get me wrong, I’d choose rain and mild temps any day over snow but staying inside and not seeing the light of day can get you a little run down.  So, when my friends at Roam asked me to work with them…

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How to do Valentine’s at Home

Your life has been hectic and you realize no one made dinner reservations for that special day. You know, the dinner/chocolates/cards and lingerie which turns out to be you, over-stuffing your face and taking a rain-cheque on that sexy one piece you’ve had stored  for the “right time”  because you’re too full to do the…

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Jalapeno Corn Gnocchi with Crispy Panchetta

  Doesn’t that look delicious?!  Colourful, flavorful and a perfect fusion of my two favorite cuisines: Mexican and Italian. What a weird combo right?  One of the more frequent questions asked whenever I do an interview: “What is your favorite type of cuisine to cook?”  My answer always sounds strange as I reply, “Mexican and…

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