Spiced Couscous

Watch my step by step video instructions I was introduced to Couscous many years ago and love the ease of it’s preparation.Couscous are granules of durum wheat. It comes in various sizes and is popular in North Africa and the Middle East. It is cooked by soaking in hot water to rehydrate. This recipe is … Continue reading Spiced Couscous

Boneless Lamb Roast with Goat Cheese and Red Peppers

Watch step by step instructions I’ve made a leg of lamb many times before, but when I learned how to make this at a course at George Brown Culinary, I fell in love with the simplicity of this recipe. Although cooking with a bone in has great advantages, a boneless roast can be stuffed, cooked … Continue reading Boneless Lamb Roast with Goat Cheese and Red Peppers

Deviled Eggs – With Mustard and Bacon

I have to admit, I’m not the biggest fan of eggs. But after making Deviled eggs more times than I’d like to admit, I find that I crave the delicious taste of cooked yolks creamed with mayonnaise and seasonings. Deviled eggs are also versatile, your options are endless and only limited by your creativity. Popular … Continue reading Deviled Eggs – With Mustard and Bacon

Thai Red Curry Chicken

Watch my step by step video Every great Thai red curry recipe starts with a luxurious paste made with red chillies, lemongrass, galangal, shallots, coriander roots, kaffir lime leaves and zest, fish sauce and shrimp or crab paste. Most grocery stores now carry both red and green curry paste, but if you want to make … Continue reading Thai Red Curry Chicken

Easter Special – Marzipan Easter Eggs

Watch my Step by Step video Marzipan holds a special place in my heart. I grew up with this delight that was pressed into rubber molds, air dried and served to us every Christmas. Because of it’s popularity, it’s also made into egg shapes at Easter time and decorated with royal icing. Wouldn’t it be … Continue reading Easter Special – Marzipan Easter Eggs

Schezwan Paste or Marinade

View my step by step video Schezwan cuisine that originated in the Sichauan province of China is bold and spicy and very popular in Indian Chinese cuisine. The addition of the authentic Sichuan peppers make this a true Schezwan sauce. In India, many people use dried Kashmiri chillies because it’s readily available and also used … Continue reading Schezwan Paste or Marinade

Mushroom and Chickpea Curry – Dhingri Chole

Watch my step by step video   I recently flew from Mumbai to Dubai on Emirates Airlines and I was served this delicious Mushroom and Chickpea curry. I researched it when I returned home and learned that it is also known as Dhingri Chole. I loved the earthy taste and the combination of mushroom and … Continue reading Mushroom and Chickpea Curry – Dhingri Chole

Schezwan Stir Fried Noodles

View my step by step video I love meat, chicken and seafood, but since our family is vegetarian for the 40 days of lent, I have been pushing the veggie envelope to try and make sure we’re getting great tasting meals. Since we all LOVE Schezwan anything, this stir fry was a no brainer. The … Continue reading Schezwan Stir Fried Noodles

Sweet Corn Crab Soup

Watch my step by step video Whenever I’m at a Chinese restaurant, it’s always a toss up between ordering a Hot & Sour or a Sweet Corn Crab or Chicken soup. If we can’t decide, we always order both and share it. If I’m making this at home, this soup will win hands down since … Continue reading Sweet Corn Crab Soup

Thai Vegetable Curry

View my step by step video Thai food has always fascinated me and since I have taken a 40 day oath to be vegetarian, this recipe seemed to be the perfect option to get all my veggies packed in some super outstanding flavours. The key to this is using a great Red curry paste, I … Continue reading Thai Vegetable Curry