BBQ Roasted Back Ribs

BBQ Roasted Back Ribs

BBQ Roasted Back Ribs This past summer I was on stage doing a cooking demonstration at the Surrey Fusion Festival. I met lots of cooks and chefs that I have lost contact with and it was great meeting and hearing about their new adventures. It was great tasting all the unique foods that were offered from around the world at the Fusion Festival.  All the different country delicacy’s kept me in a food nirvana for most of the day. The festival participant’s spirits were high and it was a well-run cultural Pow-Wow. If I ever re-enter this major food festivale I will introduce...
Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake.

Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake.

Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake. I remember as a kid being taken around to all the relatives during the holidays for a visit. My mom and dad had lots of siblings in the area to visit. All my mom’s sisters would measure my dad’s sisters on their meal served and visa-versa. All hell would break loose the next day if you were not served a tasty dessert at the end of any meal. It was sure madness. What kind of a person does not offer some dessert, does she not like us. All I remember is make sure that when you invite any relatives for a visit, be sure you have a...
Riddim & Spice Jamaican Oxtail, Goat Curry

Riddim & Spice Jamaican Oxtail, Goa...

Riddim & Spice Jamaican Oxtail and Goat Curry On my last Holiday at Trelawney Beach Jamaica, I hosted a beach party that was held beside our hotel having a large pit beach fire with help from a well experienced true Jamaican grand mother native chef cooking up a serious feast to celebrate our friendship. I was told she was the best cook on the Island and has catered many weddings and parties during the many decades. I watched her closely as she masterfully made dumplings in her experienced hand for the oxtail stew that were pillow soft. She put her expert touch on a...
Lasagne Bolognese

Lasagne Bolognese

Lasagne Bolognese. Fresh made pasta is available at Granville Island Market from the source Zara’s Italian Deli.Or you can make your own homemade lasagna pasta (sometimes called “lasagna noodles”) with a dough made of flour and eggs, with or without spinach—or using just semolina (durum wheat flour) and water. But today, the dried packaged ready-to-use lasagna noodles available in the grocery store are really excellent. When using regular store-bought lasagna noodles boil them in batches. To avoid the noodles sticking together, place them vertically on the sides of...
Knotty Pine Ham, Onion and Cheesy Quiche

Knotty Pine Ham, Onion and Cheesy Quiche

Some of you may remember having a slice of the Knotty Pine Quiche. It was very popular and made a great meal. I love a slice of a good egg pie served with a tasty side salad. Here is that simple recipe using the pillsbury store bought pie pastry found in the grocery cooler. In a bowl crack; 4 large eggs, 1 cup 10% cream, 1/4 cup flour, 1 tbs baking powder, salt pepper, mix well. 1 cup of cubed cold ham, 1 cup of chopped green onion, 1 cup of aged grated swiss and cheddar che…ese. Follow the direction on the pastry box, Heat oven to 400. Flour a deep dish cake pan or...