Herbed Pork Chops on Mustard Sauce

Kick your pork chops up a notch with this tasty mustard sauce! 3/4 tsp (4 mL) dried thyme leaves 1/2 tsp (2 mL) garlic powder 1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried pepper flakes  1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt 6 boneless pork chops (4 oz/125 g each), trimmed of fat 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil Mustard Sauce 1/3 cup (75...

Smoked Bacon Lentil Ragout

The Waterfont Centre has a marvellous herb garden and was the second hotel in Canada to have it’s own bee hives. When Dana serves this at Heron’s, it’s a menu component in her Pan-seared Qualicum Bay Scallops, Smoked Bacon~ Lentil Ragout, Sherry Jus & Petite Pea Greens. 4 slices double smoked...

Slow Roasted Bourbon and Brown Sugar Glazed Berkshire Pork Belly on Du Puy Lentils

Chef Jeremy Langemann serves this fabulous dish over double-moked bacon and caramelized-onion Du Puy lentils  with a Manitoba Saskatoon berry gastrique. It’s a great combination..Manitoba-gown pork, Manitoba-harvested lentils, Manitoba-picked berries…a locally inspired recipe could hardly...

Pork Medallions with Apples

• 1/4 tsp (1 mL) garlic powder • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) poultry seasoning • 1/8 tsp (.5 mL) nutmeg • 6-7 oz (170-200 g) pork tenderloin, cut into 1/2-inch (1.25 cm) slices • 1-2 tsp (5-10 mL) green peppercorns, crushed • 1 tsp (5 mL) canola oil • 1/2 green apple, unpeeled • 1/2 Tbsp (7 mL) canola oil • 1...

Quebec Pork Tenderloin in Charlevoix Blueberry Sauce

There are a few memorable meals that will never fade. One such occurred when my son, Brad (then a mere 12 years old), and I dined at La Pinsonniere, a fine Charlevoix inn. We had a window seat that overlooked the St.Lawrence, quite wide at this point. The evening mist rolled in as the sun set...