Tag: Cooking

Thai Cooking at the Thai Festival July 22-23

In advance of this weekend’s 4th Annual Thai Festival in Vancouver, this morning I took part in a Thai dessert making class at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, where Chef Mr. Sakarin Hongrattanavorakit and Asst. Prof Nanolin Dangsungwal demonstrated…

Yen Do making Pho for over 30 Years

Yen wasn’t interested in cooking while growing up in South Vietnam. It was only after she moved to Canada her love for cooking developed, she first lived in Prince George and then settled in Vancouver in 1986 with her husband….

Maria-Elena making Mexican dishes for over 25 Years

Maria-Elena and her daughter Greysy de la Rosa have been cooking, making all the sauces and other dishes at Patron Tacos & Cantina for the past 5 years. They are the heart and soul of the restaurant, creating and implementing…

An Afternoon with Project Chef

I recently spent an afternoon with a wonderful group of 6 and 7 year olds at McBride Annex Elementary School and the Project Chef program. The Project CHEF program was created by teacher and chef, Barb Finley. An educator (B.Ed.,…

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…

Discovering Thailand Festival in Vancouver August 22-24

The inaugural Thai Festival will take place this coming weekend August 22-24 downtown Vancouver, presented by The Royal Thai Consulate-General in collaboration with Suan Dusit Rajaphat University. A place to enjoy music, dance, fashion and delicious Thai food this festival…

Highlights at Eat Vancouver 2013

This past weekend I visited the Eat Vancouver exhibition at BC Place Stadium and found it to be a very organized event with a lot of different food and drink to taste. Since this is a food festival geared towards…

A Taste of Israel November 25

The Vancouver Jewish Book Festival presents MEET THE AUTHOR A Taste of Israel Gil Hovav / Confessions of a Kitchen Rebbetzin Sunday Nov 25 @ 8:00pm It’s not every day that you can savour the secrets of a diverse cuisine…

Eating Italian with Ricardo’s

It’s no secret that I love Italian cuisine, whether eating in Rome, Vancouver or elsewhere, the food of Italy is about delicious food and enjoying. I recently attended a media dinner in Vancouver with Chef Ricardo Scebba, he and his…

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