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You all probably know the golden crisp panko crusted pork dish known as Tonkatsu, but did you know katsu is short for the English word "cutlet"?
How to make an authentic chicken teriyaki.
This luscious green sunchoke, ramp and nettle soup will sing with the songs of spring from the bowl all the way to your mouth.
Slow roasting salmon yields melt-in-your-mouth tender fillets. This deconstructed take on Thai green curry is served on a bed of coconut creamed spinach.
These mini pastillas may look like sweet confections, but they are filled with a savoury mix of braised chicken, eggs and almonds.
Green chutney. A refreshing condiment that goes with everything from samosas to grilled fish. Perfect for summer.
Pasta with bottarga, and wasabi.
Niçoise Salad, colorful, flavourful and filling, while hitting all the food groups. A great prep ahead dish for your next bbq or bunch.
Wasabi Grapefruit Macarons. Post includes pics from a 5 course Japanese dinner.
Crispy Halibut with Wasabi Panzanella and Earl Grey Potatoes
Bhel Puri is a simple Indian street food and yet it's a feast for the the eyes, nose and palette with with its textures, colors and flavours
Lamb and mint shepherd's pie with sweet potato and manchego on top. A fun take on this old English classic.
A Japanese take on the classic Italian Pasta alla Carbonara with a slow cooked Onsen Tamago on top.
Deceptively light, this filipino favourite made from beef shank and marrow bones makes for a satisfying meal, even in the heat of summer.
Strawberry Rhubarb Parmesan Crisp. Yes, you read that right.
Sweet potato poutine. Fried potatoes with cheese curds and a demi-glace gravy, pure heaven!
Ramp and Scallop Linguine, simple yet satisfying weeknight dinner.
Aloe Vera the miracle plant is good for your skin, but did you know it's edible? Poached aloe is delicious with yogurt!
Cactus canapes made with grilled nopales with roquefort and agave nectar.
This vegan red bean panna cotta with blueberry sauce blends Japanese Shojin tradition with the classic Italian dessert.
Alsatian Choucroute Garnie, including homemade sauerkraut and knackwurst.
Making sauerkraut at home is simple and it tastes much better than the canned/jarred/packaged stuff.
Beet Arugula Salad with Lemon Mint Dressing
Lemon Tarragon Polpette with Caramelized Tomato Glaze. Perfect bit sized canapes for a cocktail party.
Green tomato gratin. Slices of green tomatoes in a cheesy mornay sauce bubbling up from under a crust of crisp panko.
Smoked pork belly ready to go into a pot of spicy lentils.
This piquant green mango relish is the perfect accompaniment to grass fed beef hot dogs.
Golden beet cupcakes with dulce de leche buttercream swirls. Like a yellow velvet cake with half the sugar and no food coloring.
This lamb breast is spice cured for 2 days then braised before being added to this Kumquat and Lamb Breast Tagine.
Braised spice cured pork belly with sauteed ramps, morels and picked ramps. Part of a foraging dinner that included stinging nettle carbonara, scallops with fiddleheads and nettle ice cream!
Kinpira Gobo, a Japanese side dish of pan fried burdock with caramelized sweet soy sauce.
Pastel de Tres Leches. This gluten free cake releases a burst of sweet milky liquid with each bite.
What happens when Japanese Yakitori meets a Korean lettuce wrap? Yakitori Ssam
Creamy salmon belly miso soup.