Tag: Pizza

Kitchen Sink

Felt Like Being on Vacation!

David Hawksworth is a very well-known chef in our town. He’s the guy responsible for the Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s restaurants in the heart of downtown Vancouver at 801 West Georgia, open since 2011. And now he has followed up that success with the opening of “Nightingale,” again downtown but this time on West Hastings, next […]

Winter Comforts

What’s Up In My Kitchen?

  There are just some things I can’t get enough of when it’s so bloody cold outside.  We set records here in Vancouver but so far no snow… I’m thinking, I need a big bowl of Mexican meatball soup to warm me up!  Ole´… Mexican Meatball Soup A  good stew would is just the thing as well. Phyllis’ […]

Spring Possibilities

Busy, Busy, Busy

Yup, it’s the time of the year for all sorts of goodies. Yesterday we received a couple of pounds of fresh Porcini mushrooms! Now…the Italians would go nuts for sure! I mean, they are great at foraging and these fungi are a great prize when found. What this means is that my entire menu planning […]

Kitchen Sink

Where’s The Pizza?

Raise your hand if you don’t like a good pizza. There are pizza wars going on in Vancouver lately. Who has the best crust? Who has the best toppings? Ask anyone and they will tell you it is all about the crust. We agree!  I think the best pizza I have had the good fortune […]

Kitchen Tips

How To Roast Tomatoes

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Feeding right into my tomato addiction, these!  I use them for pasta, pizza sauce, crostini, soup or anything else I can think of.  Yum, Yum. 20 ripe plum tomatoes 4 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped ¼ cup EVO ¼ tsp. each salt […]