Category: Cooking Locally

Cooking with The Phamily Table Sauces

I spent the past weekend cooking some Vietnamese dishes at home and using the Phamily table sauces. I’ve used the red and gold in the past, but it’s the new Jade sauce which has impressed me the most; it’s light…

Cooking with Caffe La Tana Products

Known for their fresh house-made Italian pastas, sauces and more, Caffe La Tana has changed their offerings slightly by pivoting during the covid19 pandemic. Over the past weekend we cooked up some of their pasta dishes along with some snacks;…

Cooking with the Brewhall Cheeseburger and Cookie Meal Kits

Continuing with my home cooking adventures during the covid19 pandemic, had some fun trying out the Cheeseburgers new Take and Make meal kit that Brewhall restaurant recently launched. We also loved their Take and Make Chocolate Chip Cornflake Cookie kit…

Cooking with the Provence Restaurant Duck Confit Meal Kit

For over the past month we have been mostly enjoying takeout from various restaurants around the city promoting their takeout offerings. Last night we mixed that up and did an easy cooking adventure at home making Duck Confit with a…

Cooking with Artusi Deli Products

One of my favourite Vancouver area restaurants launched the Artusi Deli recently with freshly made pasta, sauces and flatbreads. Located in the Uptown area of New Westminster this  restaurant now offers their Italian deli featuring these homemade products. A few…

Cooking with Bodega Foods Spanish Sauces

One of my favourite Vancouver area restaurants launched a line of sauces a few years ago. Last night we used the sauces, cooking at home and made up a different recipe with each of them. Bodega foods has a blog…

First Taste of BCD Academy

Executive Chef Parinya Loptson who owns Ban Chok Dee restaurants has opened her first one of a kind cooking school, that is located in the heart of Langley City. BCD Academy and Catering is a brand-new, spare-no-expense cooking school and…

Fin To Tail at the Vancouver Aquarium

Last night I attended a one of a kind event which I hope is repeated again and again, presented by Ocean Wise and the Vancouver Aquarium. The event emphasized how to cook sustainable seafood from Vancouver’s hottest Ocean Wise® chefs….

Joy of Feeding on June 25

One of my favourite events of the year is about to take place on June 25 from 5-8pm at UBC Farm. Fifteen home cooks of different cultural backgrounds – from Egypt to Switzerland to Turkey and beyond – will offer…

Chinese New Year Cooking with Stephanie Yuen

I was honored to observe, my friend and fellow writer teach a cooking class to celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Monkey. Stephanie is a master when it comes to cooking Chinese dishes as well as making…

Teenage Chefs Making a Presence

It is great to see teenagers getting excited about cooking and food in general. These young people are a few Vancouver teenage chefs who are making themselves known, passionate and exuberent, you will want to keep your eye on them…

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