Recipe Testing at Treehouse Kitchen

This weekend I was working with Nancy Henley of Treehouse Kitchen, testing recipes for her upcoming season of cooking classes. Here are some shots: Ricotta and lemon zest are mixed into doughnut batter, fried in peanut oil and then glazed with powdered sugar, olive oil and lemon juice glaze. The result was uber moist and…

Inspiration – Tasting

Chocolate making in the lobby of George Brown College Megalomaniac Winery   Garlic Scapes, Lemon Thyme and Coarse Sea Salt Balsamic and Thyme Marinated Wagyu Flank Steak with Roasted Garlic Sometimes I wonder if I’m working or just playing in the sandbox all day. These are a few of the things keeping me inspired the…

Madeira Caramelized Onions, Thyme, Smoked Chicken, and Truffle

Here is a quick guideline for a pasta I made last week with Madeira caramelized onions, smoked chicken, thyme and truffle: Ingredients: Sweet onions (sliced or diced) Butter Madeira wine (Port or Sherry also work beautifully) Rosemary Flour Chicken stock or smoked chicken stock (optional but enhances flavour) Roasted garlic cloves or oil (optional but…