Coconut Chocolate Squares – Chef Sue Part 3

After tasting Chef Sues fantastic avocado rolls and lamb shank a few weeks back, we thought the meal couldn’t get much better…… and then there was dessert! 2 cups of unsweetened coconut 1 /3 cup honey (use a bit less if you prefer less sweet) 3/4 cup extra-virgin cold-pressed coconut oil, at room temperature 1…

Avocado Lox Summer Rolls – Chef Sue Part 2

Chef Sue really made some fantastic gourmet treats when she visited our Calgary South store.  These Avocado Lox Summer Rolls were just devine! Serves 4-6: Zest of 1/2 lemon 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds 1/4 teaspoon salt Black pepper to […]

Braised Lamb Shanks – Chef Sue Part 1

Chef Sue from Red Deer was in our Calgary South store a few weeks ago to help us see how to use a convection bake mode to it’s full advantage. One of the dishes that she prepared was beautiful braised lamb shanks with gremolata to serve. Several people asked for the recipe so here you…

Veggie Burgers

We have been talking about barbecues a lot recently and many of our recipes involve meat.  There are however loads of veggie options.  Here is an in-house recipe for you to try. Makes 8-10 patties 2  540ml cans chickpeas (drained) 4  large eggs 1  medium onion, diced 1 lemon, zest only ½ red pepper, diced…

Smoothie Solution!

Summer is practically here and with warm temperatures, we tend to crave cold foods and cold drinks. And what better way to take advantage of all the fresh fruits and vegetables than drinking them a la smoothie. For the perfect smoothie, WOLF has the ideal blender to help you create what you fancy. The Wolf Gourmet…

Chef Sue visits Calgary

We had the pleasure of seeing Chef Sue from our Red Deer location here in our Calgary South store on Saturday.  She made some fantastic dishes and showed our customers how to use their cooking appliances and take advantage of their convection bake ovens. Chef Sue showed us how to make Avocado Lox Summer Rolls as…

Grilled Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

4 (5-inch) portabella mushroom caps 2/3 cup chopped Roma tomato ¼ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon sesame oil ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1 garlic clove, crushed and chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice…

Mother’s Day Brunch

Here are some yummy treats you can serve Sunday morning. Compliments of Chef Sue at our Red Deer store. Lemon Cheesecake Pancakes 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 eggs, beaten 5 teaspoons all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons white sugar 2 teaspoons butter, melted & divided Confectioners sugar for dusting 1 teaspoon lemon juice ½ lemon, cut…

Trailblazer Quiche

3 strips bacon, cooked & diced 2 stalks green onion, chopped 1 small tomato, diced ¼ cup cheddar cheese, grated 3 eggs, large ¼ cup whipping cream Salt & pepper to taste 24 mini tart Shells Preheat oven to 390F on convection bake. Prepare bacon, green onion, and tomato, and set aside. Whip together the…

Cinco de Mayo – Let’s celebrate Mexican culture & cuisine!

Cinco de Mayo, a day to celebrate the Mexican culture, particularly their flavourful food…. and of course tequila! Here’s an easy to prepare item that can be added to a brunch table or a family pot luck dinner.  Roasted Corn, Tomato & Avocado Salad 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1/4 cup…

Fish Tacos

This is Chef David’s, from our Saskatoon store, recipe. Looks good! 1½ pounds white fish fillets (cod, sole, tilapia, halibut, etc.) ½ cup all purpose flour ½ tablespoon white pepper ½ tablespoon sunflower oil ¼ head red cabbage, shredded ¼ head green cabbage, shredded 1 carrot, julienne ¼ cup mayonnaise ½ tablespoon lime juice ½…

Herbed Cheddar Biscuits

2 cups flour ¼ cup sugar 2½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon oregano 2 teaspoons thyme 1 teaspoon white pepper ½ cup butter, frozen ½ cup whipping cream 1 large egg 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated Pre-heat oven on convection bake to 380F. Sift flour,…