Candy Apple Scones

2 cups flour ½ cup sugar 2½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon cinnamon, ground ½ cup butter, frozen ½ cup whipping cream 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 whole fresh apples, diced medium ¼ cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 teaspoons cinnamon, ground Pre-heat oven…

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…

Irish Cottage Pie

Irish Cottage Pie We have all heard of Shepherds Pie….well this is similar but utilizes ground beef instead of lamb…leaving the “shepherd” out of the equation. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 pound ground beef 1 large onion, diced 3-4 large carrots, diced 1 cup frozen peas 3-4 sprigs fresh thyme, chopped…

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…

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….

Chicken Barley Soup with Red Lentils

Stay warm with this delicious and nutritious soup recipe from Chef David. 2 pounds cooked chicken, diced small 2 onions, diced 1 carrot, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 3 tablespoons butter 9 oz pearl barley, soaked overnight 9 oz red lentils, soaked overnight 4 litres chicken stock 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 2 teaspoons thyme Salt…

National Guacamole day!

It’s National Guacamole Day! Here is a simple but delicious recipe that can be served on its own with chips or accompany any meal. 4 ripe avocados ¼ sweet yellow onion, diced (you can use red instead if desired) 3 cherry tomatoes, diced 1 small handful of chopped cilantro 1 clove of garlic, minced  1 jalapeno, diced…

Pesto Pan Bread

4½ cups bread flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon garlic salt 1 teaspoon basil, dry ½ teaspoon thyme, dry 1½ tablespoons instant yeast 1 cup milk, warm 1 cup water, warm 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 teaspoons pesto 2 tablespoons cornmeal (optional) Topping: 1 tablespoon pesto 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 teaspoons crushed garlic  …

Happy Cheesy Buns

Happy Friday calls for Happy Cheesy Buns from Chef David in our Saskatoon location. 4 cups AP flour, sifted 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated 2 tablespoons onion powder 1 tablespoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons white pepper ½ teaspoon salt 1 large egg, beaten lightly ¼ cup white sugar 1 tablespoon dry active yeast 3 tablespoons…

Sugar Cookies

For Halloween, Chef David in Saskatoon made these spooky sugar cookies but we think they’d be delicious to make any day! Ingredients: (48pc) 2 cups butter 2 cups white sugar 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond extract 4 teaspoons baking powder 5½ cups flour Royale Icing: 3 large egg whites ½…

Apple Cinnamon Scones with Vanilla Glaze

    2 cups flour ½ cup sugar 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon cinnamon, ground ½ cup butter, frozen ½ cup whipping cream 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 whole apples, fresh, diced large ¼ cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 teaspoons cinnamon,…