A Chef’s Best Friend

Some kitchen tools are essential for making food magic happen! Here are three tools we think are a chef’s best friends. Immersion Blenders Chefs swear by immersion blenders; they’re great for pureeing hot soups and sauces and also for things that could be too much volume for a regular blender. The best things about immersion…

Honey Lavender Salmon

Ingredients  2 x 6 ounce Atlantic salmon filets, skinless 4 tablespoons smooth honey 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons lavender 1 tablespoon sunflower oil 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 375°F convection bake In a heavy frying pan, heat oil over medium high heat. Sear salmon…

Chocolate Espresso Mousse with Vanilla Macerated Strawberries

Mousse Ingredients 4 large egg yolks 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 2 cups whipping cream (35%) 3 tablespoons white sugar 1 teaspoon espresso, fine ground 2 tablespoons icing sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla (or 1 vanilla bean) In a heavy bottom saucepot, combine 1 ¼ cups of whipping cream, 3 tablespoons of white sugar, and 1…

Chef David Hamilton’s 2018 Food Trends

Transparency is the most notable food trend in 2018. Where your food comes from and exactly what’s in it is much more important now than it was ten years ago. Actively seeking foods that are sourced out through ethical, sustainable means is not just a trend, it’s a behaviour that is here to stay. Whenever…