Steam Space-Saving Solution

It can be so frustrating when you are cooking a meal with multiple veggie sides and your cooking space becomes limited on your stove.  Visit our Inglewood Gallery & see how we can help with this stylish steaming solution! This in-counter steamer is completely separate to your stove and has two cooking inserts so that…

Seafood Paella

Seafood Paella 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon paprika 1 pinch of saffron threads 4 cleaned small squid, slice bodies into 1/4-inch-wide pieces & leave tentacles whole 1 red snapper fillet, cut into 4-6 pieces 1 4 ounce piece of tuna, cut into 4 pieces 8-10 large shrimp, you can leave shells or remove and…

Broccoli Rarebit

1 cup broccoli florets ¼ cup beer of choice ½ pound sharp cheddar, grated 1 tablespoon butter ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard ¼ teaspoon salt 1 large egg 2 English muffins Steam the broccoli using your preferred method. In a pot melt beer, cheese, butter, mustard and salt together over low heat until smooth. In a…

Kitchen Tools Chefs Can’t Live Without

One of Chef David’s favourite kitchen tools is his citrus reamer.  It’s perfect for juicing single fruits into salad dressings, glazes, sauces  or anything that you just need one lemon or lime for.  

Chocolate Balsamic Dressing

2 ounces sweetened chocolate, melted 2 ounces balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons honey 1 ounce pasteurized egg yolk ¼ teaspoon thyme ¼ teaspoon basil ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1½ cups sunflower oil   Melt chocolate on low induction burner setting, or use double boiler method. Let cool 2 minutes….

Whipped Chocolate Pave

Another delicious dessert idea from Chef David for Valentine’s day. 12 ounce semi-sweet baker’s chocolate ¾ cup butter, salted ½ cup white sugar 5 ounces (weight) pasteurized egg white 5 ounces (weight) pasteurized egg yolk ½ teaspoon white pepper Note: For safety reasons, it is important to use pasteurized egg yolks and whites for this…

Raspberry Chocolate Stuffed Macaroons

Raspberry Chocolate Stuffed Macaroons 4 ounces egg white (roughly 4 large egg whites) 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1¼ cup white sugar ⅓ cup dark cocoa powder, sifted 6 ounces coconut, medium shaved sweetened Filling: ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips ½ cup raspberry jam Preheat oven on convection bake to 300F. Whip egg whites and…

Pasta Carbonara

How easy and delicious is this Pasta Carbonara recipe from Chef Lawntz! It’s the perfect main course to make for your sweetheart on Valentine’s day.  He even has included tips on how to prepare a day in advance, so you can enjoy more time with your loved one. Pasta Carbonara One handful of linguini noodles…

Raspberry Cocoa

It’s Groundhog Day and according to Balzac Billy, it looks like we will have to endure 6 more weeks of winter. So Chef David has whipped up some  Raspberry Cocoa to keep you warm! 1 cup 2% milk ⅓ cup white sugar 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa 1 tablespoon vanilla ¼ teaspoon salt 2 ounces semi-sweet bakers chocolate,…

Valentine’s Day Dinner-First Course

If you are looking for a unique dinner idea for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day, Chef Lawntz created this delish and easy three course menu.  Check back soon for his second course idea! Crab & Avocado 1 ripe avocado (avocado must be ripe in order for this to work) 2 tablespoons real mayonnaise 1 tablespoon chili…