Siu Mai

My Brother in law Mike, who is a very knowledgeable home cook, loves traditional Chinese food. So much so that my niece and nephew, although having fewer than a dozen years between them, can order all the tastiest dim sum by name. We tend to eat out quite a bit and he...
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Greek Style Pizza Bread

It’s been ‘Greek week’ over at our place. First we made a huge Greek salad with cucumber, tomato, green peppers, dill, fennel and fennel fronds, feta cheese, and some premium olive oil which we’ve been working on for days! We needed to use up...
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Crispy Southern Fried Chicken

There is no comfort food quite like fried chicken and there are so many tips and tricks that make this recipe truly great. Through our years of first hand experimentation in addition to countless hours of research we are proud to bring you this recipe which guarantees...
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Gumbo Stew

We needed a dish to help keep us warm this winter. Being in the Cariboo now about 350km North of Vancouver it stays a little on the cool side here compared to on the Coast and with this years polar vortex bringing in cool air between -20 and -30C we’ve really...
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Crispy Fried Tofu

  Tofu is such a versatile ingredient. It’s available in so many different textures and consistencies and can absorb flavor like a sponge. We like our tofu fried with a crisp crunch… accompanied by a side of soy sauce mixed with rice wine vinegar,...

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Making Mozzarella

We’ve been meaning to make mozzarella for awhile. We bought the rennet a few months ago and it’s been sitting in our fridge ever since. This is our first time making mozzarella so it was quite the learning experience. We wanted to make a nice Neapolitan...

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Burrito Making Day

Today we are making burritos that can be frozen and reheated for quick and easy meals. To keep the workload down we are using store bought flour tortillas at the cost of about 40  cents each. To make the beans we started with about three cups of black-eye peas and...

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Taco Night

We eat tacos at least a couple times a month and make everything from scratch. The corn tortillas are made from masa and we decided to finish these in the oven. Sorry for the dark photos… it was nighttime! Enjoy!  ...

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