Nettles are here so spring can’t be far behind. My sister brought some tender young shoots over from Gabriola this weekend and they made there way onto pizza yesterday and into a fritatta this morning. I’ve never gone searching for them in Vancouver, but am sure there are some out of the way places in […]
Month: March 2012
This is some next level shit. I hope I’m still cooking at 85.
ITS A COOK-OFF
I challenged a colleague to a cook-off today. One hour to make one dish with mussels or clams as the main ingredient. An impartial judge would then taste the two dishes and makes a decision. Sounds like fun, right? I made a riff on clam chowder – kind of Italy meets the Northeastern United States. […]
INTENSE OLD SCHOOL TUNA FISHING
Check out this mesmerizing video of Tuna fisherman in the 50′s? 60′s? I’ve been trying to find the source, but there doesn’t seem to be any information on it. My best guess is somewhere in the Pacific………Any guesses people? Thanks to my brother-in-law Vahid for the link.
If you find yourself without a smoker, there’s always cheater barbecue. Rub one trimmed beef brisket liberally with Magic Dust (recipe below), and refrigerate overnight. Wake up early, say around 6 a.m., and preheat the oven to 225°F. Place the brisket on a rack over a roasting pan and cover with aluminum foil. Cook for […]
SAVE FOOD FROM THE FRIDGE
Last night Naomi showed me the site Shaping Traditional Oral Knowledge and I think it is brilliant. Designer Jihyun Ryou has created a project that highlights traditional food storage methods with an aim to reduce energy and waste. She has designed storage units for food that allow them to stay at their peak outside of the fridge. […]