Monthly Archives: October 2015

My first encounter with Hunter’s chicken was at Cactus Club Café in Vancouver British Columbia. For the readers not in Vancouver, Cactus Club Café is a casual dining restaurant chain that originated in North Vancouver. The Hunter’s chicken dish was created by Vancouver’s very own Iron Chef – Rob Feenie. Feenie is a Canadian chef based […]

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Demi-Glace is a rich brown sauce that is usually used as a base itself or a sauce for building other sauces. Due to the effort to make traditional demi-glace, this recipe is a much simpler version, but it still retains the rich and concentrated flavours. I decided to use pork instead of beef bones or […]

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I get nostalgic when fall is around the corner, and I crave for those delicious comfort dishes I used to get in the school cafeteria. Shepherd’s Pie! My parents never made Shepherd’s Pie for us when we were growing up. It was one of those dishes I discovered in my school cafeteria. Reflecting back on those […]

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It’s stewing season and the cold weather calls for comfort food. Today’s recipe is Bo Kho, it is a Fragrant Vietnamese Beef Stew with some French influences. The beef is stewed in a gelatin-rich beef stock, aromatic spices, vegetables, and then brightened with the fresh taste of herbs and lime juice. I was craving oxtail, […]

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Chinese stuffed peppers are a popular Southern Chinese dish. It is commonly served in dimsum restaurants or at street vendors in China. I remember when I was younger, my grandmother used to grow tiny green bell peppers in her garden and gave us some every week. My mom would use these little peppers and make […]

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