Chicken with Roasted Lemons, Green Olives and Capers

Greek Chicken with Roasted Lemon, Olives and Capers

This dish has a lot of flavour with only a small number of ingredients, and ingredients you likely have in your pantry.  One of the things I noticed travelling in France and Italy is that many dishes they serve have only a few ingredients, but they choose the ingredients carefully.  This recipe is Greek inspired and it goes well with this Greek Salad with Creamy Feta Dressing recipe and roasted or boiled baby potatoes. Continue reading “Greek Chicken with Roasted Lemon, Olives and Capers”

Tequila Ribs

Tequila Ribs

This is one of my favourite rib recipes. There is just something about the essence of tequila going on here that goes so well with grilled corn and slaw!

I keep prodding myself to experiment with new recipes and not to get ‘set in my ways’ but honestly…when you have found the perfect recipe for your tastes why mess around with it????

Garlic Goat Cheese Souffle

Garlic Goat Cheese Souffle

This recipe is adapted from a recipe in The Dave Nichol Cookbook. The cookbook used to feature the President’s Choice Brand of various products.  They used to have hundreds and hundreds of products but it seems they have discontinued a large number of them and just kept the best selling items.  Too bad…they were quite adventurous and good quality products. Continue reading “Garlic Goat Cheese Souffle”

veal-stock-jar

Veal Stock

I wish I had understood the value of a real veal stock much earlier in my cooking career!  I am in love with real stock. Let’s face it – we put a lot of time and effort into many of the dishes we create for  friends and family. I was often irritated that I couldn’t quite get that same umami level you get in a good restaurant. Well-I finally learned – it is the veal stock!! Continue reading “Veal Stock”