Recipes

Off The Menu: Butter Cake

We recently received a message: “Hi there! I have a request for the “Off The Menu” feature of the magazine: Rush Ocean Prime’s Butter Cake. Although this restaurant is now closed, I still think about the incredible Butter Cake that I had there years ago – to this day,...

Sopa Seca de Fideos: 3 Ways

Fideo is Spanish for “noodle”, and this dry noodle soup is a comfort food staple in central Mexico and across the country. With no liquid, it may seem odd that it’s called soup at all, but the noodles have soaked it all up.[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:423]

Cócteles mexicanos

Easter has come and gone, and we’re at least two weeks into Spring, so it’s time to get fresh and fruity with tequila cocktails. Many will be familiar with Margaritas and vodka-based Moscow Mules, but we asked two Alberta mixologists to add a creative twist and let us...

Cocktails Français

In Canada we tend to celebrate the end of a busy day with happy hour, a chance to unwind with friends before going home or out to dinner. But in Europe, dinner is generally later and people linger over aperitifs (from the Latin aperire, meaning ‘to open’) before their...

Bridgette Bar’s Chickpea Panisse

After our recent YYC Taste + Tour, some of the lucky participants were able to relax and enjoy an excellent wine pairing dinner at Bridgette Bar. The main course was one of the restaurant’s most popular dishes of lamb with chickpea panisse. These chickpea fritters...

Chef Alvarez’s Salsa Verde

To help make your taco Tuesday experience worthy of a weekend, Chef Alvarez has provided an incredibly easy salsa recipe that adds a punch of flavour to any taco. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:417]

Cilantro’s Lemon Conchigliette

Calgary’s Cilantro is 30 years old this year, and has a fresh new look to celebrate. I’ve lost count of the times I’ve heard people wish they had the recipe for Lemon Conchigliette after devouring a bowl of it. Many thanks to Chef Lancelot Monteiro for sharing it with...

Off The Menu: Vero Bistro’s Ragù Bolognese

Some dishes are so popular they stay on a restaurant’s menu for years – there’d be a riot if they were replaced! Vero Bistro’s Ragù Bolognese is such a dish, and much requested. Many thanks to Chef Jenny Chan for sharing her recipe!...

Step by Step: Chocolate Truffles

Oh February, the shortest month of the year, and the month which has the holiday you either adore or dread . . . Valentine’s Day, of course, can elevate those who are in love or make you want to scratch your eyes out if you’re not. Whatever camp you find yourselves in...

Sweet Treats To Make Over The Holiday Break

I suspect that December is my favourite time of year to get into my kitchen and bake because I can gift all the goodies to my friends and family after trying out the tidbits myself. There’s nothing better than baking up a few dozen cookies, satiating your sweet tooth...

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