Making gnocchi with the Joseph Joseph helix potato ricer

It’s been just over a month since Toronto went on lockdown due to COVID-19 so I’ve been keeping myself busy with projects including a list of recipes that I’ve been wanting to test out. I bought a Joseph Joseph helix potato ricer over a month ago to make gnocchi. I have only made gnocchi onceContinue reading “Making gnocchi with the Joseph Joseph helix potato ricer”

Homemade char siu (Chinese BBQ pork) recipe

Like many Canadians everywhere, I celebrated Canada Day outside next to a barbecue. But unlike many Canadians, I added a Cantonese twist by making Chinese BBQ pork (aka char siu). My friends have been wanting to learn how to make homemade char siu ever since I told them about this great recipe I learned fromContinue reading “Homemade char siu (Chinese BBQ pork) recipe”

Cooking with beets – can you cook the stems?

I subscribe to a vegetable delivery program with FoodShare called the Good Food Box and received some great looking beets from Riga Farms. I love beets. I know that they can be messy to prepare and stain your hands and cutting board but I love the earthy, sweet taste and firm texture. I prepare beetsContinue reading “Cooking with beets – can you cook the stems?”