Raspberries

By |May 29th, 2020|0 Comments

It may be jumping the gun a bit, but right now I say we need some of the inimitable magic that only comes from a raspberry. Here on the prairies, [...]

  • Veal Meatballs

Veal Meatballs

By |May 25th, 2020|0 Comments

by Glen Manzer from Cibo 17th Restaurant Homemade meatballs are simply the best. Use your favourite tomato sauce to braise them, then serve these meatballs with crusty bread and a [...]

  • Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

By |April 27th, 2020|2 Comments

With the sun rising earlier and green things unfurling from the ground, and warm temperatures coaxing everyone outside on the weekends, spring is brunch season. These early months also bring [...]

  • Dutch Baby Recipe

Dutch Baby

By |April 22nd, 2020|2 Comments

With the sun rising earlier and green things unfurling from the ground, and warm temperatures coaxing everyone outside on the weekends, spring is brunch season. These early months also bring an [...]

  • Dirty South Fried Rice

Dirty South Fried Rice

By |April 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Dirty rice is a traditional Louisiana Creole dish made from cooking small pieces of beef, pork, chicken livers, seafood, even sausage and combining with spices. While cooking, the white rice becomes coloured from the [...]

  • Hummus by Chef Liana Robberecht

Best Hummus Ever

By |March 26th, 2020|0 Comments

By Chef Liana Robberecht Hummus is a dip or spread, made from dried or canned chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice, garlic and other flavours. A popular Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dish, hummus is [...]

  • Spring's Asparagus

Spring’s Asparagus

By |March 13th, 2020|0 Comments

WHAT'S FRESH THIS SEASON | FRESH MARKET By now, I’m sure we’re all a little frantic for anything local, preferably fresh and green. Spring officially starts on March 21 (a cruel joke, if [...]

  • No-knead pumpkin bread | Photo Credit Bernice Hill

No-knead Pumpkin Bread

By |March 4th, 2020|Comments Off on No-knead Pumpkin Bread

Few things in life are as satisfying as baking your own bread. From the moment you plunge you hands into the supple dough, to the aroma that fills your home, the process is spellbinding [...]

  • Berry Grunt | Photo Credit Julie Van Rosendaal

Berry Grunt

By |February 18th, 2020|1 Comment

Dumplings, in their many forms, have helped feed communities around the world affordably for almost as long as people have been eating. Created as a filling, economical means of using up all kinds of [...]

  • Simply Citrus

Simply Citrus

By |February 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Sadly, fresh and local gets a little thin on the ground this time of year. Luckily, we are saved by imported sunshine in the clever guise of seasonal citrus, most [...]

Recipe – Panforte

By |November 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Panforte Photo and recipe by Karen RalphTraditions occasionally need a little update, and while a radical change to a classic Christmas dinner might result in anarchy, who wouldn’t love a dense, nut- and fruit-laden [...]

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Recipe – Struffoli

By |November 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Struffoli Struffoli are enjoyed at Christmas or Easter time. They are small balls of fried dough coated in honey... need we say more? Recipe and photos by @A_Tavolayyc Dough:2 cups flourzest of a lemon [...]

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Recipe – Bachla Bras

By |November 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Bachla Bras Originally a Portuguese recipe, a variation of this salted cod and potato recipe is fairly common throughout Europe. This recipe will serve a crowd, but is easily halved. 3 lb dried salted [...]

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Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli

By |November 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Spinelli's Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli Making pasta, much like pie pastry, is a lot like making any simple (but not-so-easy) recipe; the more you do it, the more you learn how the dough should [...]

  • Julie Van Rosendaal Julie's Kitchen cookies Torta Sbrisolona

Torta Sbrisalona

By |November 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Few foods are as tightly bound to the holidays as cookies. They’re gifted and decorated, shipped and left out for Santa—they’re the first consideration when you ponder holiday baking (assuming [...]

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Parsnip and Pear Soup

By |November 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Parsnip and Pear Soup Just because parsnips are related to carrots doesn’t mean they can go in the kids’ lunches or on a crudité platter. It’s only after they have been thoroughly cooked that [...]

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Poached Pears

By |November 15th, 2019|0 Comments

After a cool wet summer followed by a far too early cold and snowy fall, we should be completely inured to the reality of an Alberta winter. Put the reverie [...]