Spring & Summer

BY ANNA OLSON I have such fond memories of visiting the “satay street” alongside Lau Pa Sat market in downtown Singapore. Everyone sits along long tables as the smoke from the charcaoal stay stalls wafts down the street, as platters of sataya skewers are dropped in front of you. While not...
BY ANNA OLSON This refreshing salad is inspired by the salad rolls that often start a Vietnamese meal. Rice noodles are tossed with crunchy, colourful vegetables, but the special addition to this salad is poached beef Chuck Eye Roll. The beef is cooked in a broth that can then be...
BY ANNA OLSON The beauty of this famous Brazilian grilled steak dish is its simplicity…it’s all about the beef! No fancy marinades or add-ons define picanha, but this top sirloin cap is lean, tender, and has a deep beef flavor which is heightened by grilling over high heat, charcoal if...
BY ANNA OLSON What makes these take on burger sliders special is the spice blend AND the texture that define kibbeh. Soaked bulgur wheat added to the beef mix adds a crunch on the outside of the sliders. Using top blade, that is cut by hand adds a more character to...
BY ANNA OLSON I first discovered Kare Kare on my very first trip to Philippines. I loved the intense aroma and the richness of the sauce, and it has inspired me to prepare it at home. However, sometimes I’m looking for a more casual way to eat it, especially if...
Adapted from a recipe by CJ Katz, www.beakitchenhero.com this recipe for Beef & Lentil Kefta Meatballs serves up meatballs with a Middle Eastern twist. Make ahead, bake and freeze meatballs for up to 3 months if you like. Instead of cooking in the oven, meatballs can also be cooked in...
Known as the Thai dish, Guay Tiew Neua Sub, this Noodles with Curried Meat Sauce recipe can be made with either rice or wheat based noodles. Coming to us from Pailin Chongchitnant of HotThaiKitchen.com, we adapted it slightly to simplify. This is going to be a favourite! Also watch...
This recipe is adapted from one by Kelly Neil of Halifax, where the donair is ubiquitous – so much so that it became Halifax’s official food in 2015. The meatballs are so yummy, they are delicious just served as dinner with pasta or rice along with the salad dressing. Kelly has...
This recipe is adapted from one developed by Shel Zolkewich. Shel had originally pan-fried the Taquitos (as pictured), but we baked them instead. Serve the taquitos with sour cream, chopped avocado, salsa verde and torn cilantro leaves. Baked Chipotle Taquitos   Save Print ...
Did you know that Health Canada now advises that first solid foods for infants be iron-rich? By about 6 months of age, baby should be served meat, fish, poultry, or meat alternatives daily. Read more about the Canadian Guidelines here... Why? Baby needs iron for optimal brain development and growth....

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