Global Cuisine

  • welsh rarebit

Welsh Rarebit

By |April 2nd, 2021|2 Comments

Ale and Stout Canadians love their beer — and we in the prairies are particularly lucky to have close access to some of the best barley in the world. And lucky us — not [...]

  • ramen

Ramen

By |February 25th, 2021|0 Comments

Story by Chefs Kaede Hirooka and Jonathan Chung, Respect the Technique As the cold winter months of Alberta drag on, nothing beats a steaming hot bowl of Ramen to warm you up. We have [...]

  • marzipan

Homemade Marzipan

By |December 31st, 2020|1 Comment

The 12 Tastes of Christmas We’ve turned the 12 days into the 12 tastes of Christmas as we visit tables all over the world during the holidays. From KFC in Japan to injera in [...]

  • saag paneer

Saag Paneer

By |December 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Paneer is an unaged, non-melting cheese that is set with vinegar or lemon juice (rather than rennet) to create the curds. You'll find cubed paneer in the freezer sections of Calgary's South Asian groceries [...]

  • dark jamaican cake

Jamaican-style Dark Fruitcake

By |December 17th, 2020|0 Comments

I’ve never understood the near-universal distaste for fruitcake — how it has become a much-ridiculed physical representation of the gaudiness of the holidays. I blame the candied cherries, particularly those neon green ones — [...]

  • Brunede Kartofler

Brunede Kartofler

By |December 12th, 2020|2 Comments

We’ve turned the 12 days into the 12 tastes of Christmas as we visit tables all over the world during the holidays. From KFC in Japan to injera in Ethiopia join us on a [...]

  • stollen

Stollen

By |December 2nd, 2020|1 Comment

I’ve never understood the near-universal distaste for fruitcake — how it has become a much-ridiculed physical representation of the gaudiness of the holidays. I blame the candied cherries, particularly those neon green ones — [...]

  • pomegranates

Pomegranates

By |November 24th, 2020|0 Comments

By Ellen Kelly The pomegranate has many religious and mythical distinctions, with the end result being somewhat muddled, I find. Since its cultivation predates written history, I suppose that can be forgiven. The name [...]

  • Yakimeshi

Yakimeshi

By |September 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Yakimeshi's literal translation is: Yaki, to cook +fry +grill; Meshi, rice. In Japanese it is also called by the more common name ‘Chahan’. Chahan is the Japanese pronunciation for ‘Choafan’, the Chinese word for [...]

  • Steak al carbon

Steak Al Carbon

By |August 15th, 2020|2 Comments

Al carbon is a Spanish phrase meaning to cook over coals although you can also cook in a cast iron or grill pan on the stove and achieve a similar affect. Marinating the beef [...]

  • Cauliflower Hummus

Roasted Cauliflower Hummus

By |July 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Roasted cauliflower hummus is the perfect blend of sophisticated taste and guilt-free snackage. Substituting roasted cauliflower for the traditional chickpeas makes it a low-carb option and adds a depth of [...]

  • Shawarma Beef Burger

Beef Shawarma Burger

By |June 18th, 2020|2 Comments

Shawarma is a meat dish cooked on a rotating spit, and sliced into thin strips served with a sauce, tomato, pickles, cabbage, onion and hot peppers in a pita. Other [...]

  • Wagtail Cake

Wagtail Cake

By |June 2nd, 2020|1 Comment

A popular Latvian meringue dessert often made at home for birthdays and other celebrations. Recipe courtesy of Chef Arturs Trinkuns of 3 Pavaru Restaurant in Riga, Latvia. Read more about [...]

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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 [...]

  • panforte

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 [...]