Chocolate Tart

Recipe courtesy of Benjamin Griffon, Espresso Café  This dessert uses few ingredients, so quality of the chocolate and attention to detail really matter on this recipe. You can always jazz up this dessert with decorations like edible gold foil or chocolate truffle...

Orange Spiced Madeleines

Recipe courtesy of Jennifer Stang, La Boule Patisserie & Bakery Try this delicious cardamom twist on a classic! If any of your madeleines don't come out just right, just remember: a little icing or a dusting of icing sugar can go a long way towards hiding...

Smoked Barbecue Brisket

Recipe courtesy of Cole Glendinning, Flower & Wolf You’ll want leftovers, but Glendinning’s recipe for these bite-sized briskets will be gone in seconds! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:466]

Goat Cheese and Proscuitto-Wrapped Asparagus

Recipe courtesy of Salar Melli, Vintage Fork. Quick and easy to whip up, you can’t go wrong with Melli’s take on a classic starter snack -prosciutto-wrapped asparagus spears! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:465]

Cheesy Bacon Potato Skins

Recipe Courtesy of Dieter Garson, Atco Blue Flame Kitchen This recipe is easy to prep ahead, easy to cook when your guests arrive, and even easier to eat. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:464]

Old El Paso Gyoza

Recipe courtesy of Matt Phillips, Northern Chicken Try this unique Tex-Mex twist on homemade dumplings from Matt Phillips. These are the perfect finger food for game day, your guests are sure to be impressed! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:463]

Moroccan Tajine Chicken

By Morris Lemire This Moroccan recipe is a wonderful way to try tajine cooking for the first time or the hundredth time. For more about tajine cooking, click here to read the full article! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:462] * Ras el-Hanout is a blend of spices used in Moroccan...

Off The Menu – Orange Lavender Cake

Recipe Courtesy of Upper Crust Café We received an email from a reader who wrote: “LOVE your magazine! Great to see some Edmonton content. I particularly enjoy “Off the Menu". It would be wonderful to see the recipe for Orange Lavender Cake from Upper Crust Cafe here...

Crab Cake Burger

Recipe courtesy of Michael Decker Whether you want to wow your friends without the hassle, or simply need a last minute meal that is faster and tastier than ordering take-out, this melt-in-your-mouth recipe is sure to hit the spot every time. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:459]...

Roasted Butternut Squash and Lentil Salad

Recipe courtesy of Catherine Auger For those busy weeknights when you are short on time but still want a healthy and savoury dinner, try Catherine Auger's roasted squash and lentil salad! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:458]

Veal Meatballs with Sour Cream Smashed Potato

Recipe courtesy of Nigel Webber This simple twist on beef bourguignon uses meatballs in place of slower preparations like braised beef, but keeps the depth of flavour we love. If you have ever wondered if comfort food can still be elegant, this recipe shows you how....

Pumpkin Chai Lentil Muffins

Recipe and photography by Renee Kohlman These muffins are full of pumpkin, spice, and everything nice- including split red lentils! Hearty and nutritious, these muffins are great to snack on as the cooler weather settles in. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:456]

Walnut and Date Lentil Brownies

Recipe and photography by Renee Kohlman Gluten free and vegan, these brownies also taste delicious. A little heat from ground chipotle pepper adds a pop of flavour, and the smooth, chocolatey glaze makes them ever so pretty. Great for after school snacks, these are a...

Kimchee Aioli

Recipe Courtesy of Saravanan Balasubramani at Big Fish Who knows seafood better than Big Fish? With a whole new look after its reopening in June, the renowned seafood spot off Edmonton Trail in Calgary really is a catch. Want to really impress your guests? Try...

Koftas and Tzatziki

Koftas, or Turkish lamb kebabs, are a perfect opportunity to try Alberta's excellent lamb and use some of the delicious mint that is plentiful at this time of year. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:452]   A mint and yogurt sauce is the perfect accompaniment to these koftas,...

Watermelon, Lime and Mint Granita

Photography and recipe courtesy of Renee Kohlman Granita is an Italian frozen dessert not unlike sorbet , except that granita is made by hand and not a machine. The result is a coarser, flakier texture, almost like a fruity bowl of snow. The first bite of granita has...

Burwood’s Sangria

By using the natural sweetness of fruits and the Burwood Honey Liqueur, this delightfully light Sangria is perfect for impressing a crowd or enjoying with friends, and the kombucha gives it a wonderful complex flavour. Make lots, this one will go quick!...


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