Cheese and Scallion Scones

Cheese and Scallion Scones

After a very long hiatus, I am finally finishing my culinary skills certificate at George Brown College. The culinary skills certificate is the first year of the two year culinary management program. It covers the majority of the practical culinary skills which is what I want to compliment my nutrition background. The great thing aboutContinue reading “Cheese and Scallion Scones”

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?”