Category Archives: Recipes

Parsley, Rosemary and Thyme

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian fellow foodies. Turkey day today but somehow I didn’t end up having to cook one. Our daughter’s wonderful in-laws had dinner for sixteen; a small group for them. It was a lovely meal and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Harvest Bounty -II

Today while the last of my nice Organic tomatoes were roasting, I prepared some juicy fresh red peppers for grilling in the oven.   Nothing easier to do really. My recipe is based on Marcella Hazan’s Essential of Classic Italian … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Harvest Bounty – I

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends. We’ve had a beautiful sunny weekend so far and it was beautiful weather to process lots of harvest bounty; some purchased and some home grown. Yesterday I started oven roasting 20 lb of … Continue reading

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Gluten free Tempura By: Chef Ilona Daniel

Tempura is one of those must-have dishes whenever we find ourselves in a Japanese restaurant. One of the most important tips is to keep your batter very cold by employing the use of a(n) cold/ice water bath base for the … Continue reading

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Beef Kalbi (Korean Style BBQ Beef) By: Chef Ilona Daniel

5 pounds Korean style beef short ribs* ½ cup brown sugar, packed ½ Honibe Honey 1 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup mirin (rice wine) 1 small onion, peeled and finely grated 1 small Asian pear, peeled and … Continue reading

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Tamarind Maple Chicken

Tamarind And Maple Glazed Chicken Serves 10 Ingredients 15-20 chicken thighs 1/4 cup vegetable oil (more as needed) 1 onion chopped 3cloves garlic finely chopped 3/4 cup maple syrup 2/3 cup dried tamarind in six cups boiling water 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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Home made White Bread

This bread is incredibly easy to make. It tastes great; there’s a nice crust and a very good crumb. The bread does not have the yeasty taste that you get from a slow rise artisanal style bread.  But from start … Continue reading

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Garden Fresh Tomato Meat Sauce

Everybody has their favorite.  Mine today featured tomatoes from my garden, both fresh and canned.  I also grated in some fresh nutmeg that I picked up on a trip to the Caribbean.  I’m not saying these are fresher but it … Continue reading

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Thai Mango Salad

Ingredients 1 semi-ripe mango, peeled and julienned 1 Red bell Pepper seeded and julienned 1  English cucumber, seeded and julienned 1/2 red onion peeled, sliced thinly lengthwise 1/2 cup basil chiffonade 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup organic tamari soy … Continue reading

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