Northern Ontario Feast
Aug09

Northern Ontario Feast

We celebrated Food Day in Canada with a feast at our family cottage on Dunlop lake, 45 minutes north of the city of Elliot Lake. We have a water access only property 10 miles down the lake totally off the grid! Of course my menu revolves around the bounty close at hand. The family style dinner consisted of freshly caught lake trout, pretty much from the lake to the pan. Finished with freshly picked wild raspberry beurre blanc. I...

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A Casual Food Day Canada in Calgary
Aug02

A Casual Food Day Canada in Calgary

From Liana Robberecht, the Executive Chef of the Calgary Petroleum Club which was closed on Saturday July 30. To celebrate food day,  my neighbors and I had a great BBQ Salad: Broxburn tomato salad Hotchkiss green salad Curried Cous Cous Salad , with garden vegetables On the grill: Hand-made assorted sausages : Spiced Alberta Lamb ,  Venison & dried Fruit, Curried Turkey , Noble Farm Duck &...

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Audrey’s Birthday Dinner
Aug02

Audrey’s Birthday Dinner

It began innocently enough 6 years ago when I was living in Ottawa but made a summer visit to Toronto.It was Audrey’s birthday and I offered to make dinner for herself,her husband and another couple.I was still catering at this point in my life and was happy to create a yummy meal for a good friend. The dinner was simple-tomatoes with basil,sliced bbq tenderloin sitting on a bed of crisped spicy potatoes and arugula,drizzled...

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