The Best Oyster to Slurp.

The Best Oyster to Slurp.

These are oysters, the others dream to be. I will tell you that my quest to find the ultimate raw oyster has been a long one but came to and end in Ucluelet BC at the Raven Lady. I even travel with my own Lizano Salsa sauce for just this occasion. Effingham Oysters are a Pacific Northwest oyster from one of the British Columbia oyster appellations by Vancouver Island, BC. They are farmed by the tray suspension and tumbling methods. Effingham Inlet Oysters are cultured in the deep cold pristine waters of Effingham Inlet, which is located in Barkley Sound on the West Coast...
BBQ Sesame Tamarind Tea Soaked Pork Belly

BBQ Sesame Tamarind Tea Soaked Pork Bell...

Sesame Tamarind Tea Soaked Pork Belly. Steamed Soya Guy-Lan with Sticky Rice.  I get some fresh pork loin or pork belly bacon and soak in some plum brandy and green tea. Chinese 5 spice is the ingredient main spice flavours. I have used Berbre Spice and found that it also makes a delicious flavourful tatse. Tamerid sauce can be made from the pod seeds or as a condiment like ketchup. These sauces are available at most grocery stores and by using a few different flavours you can make some traditional Chinese Street Vendor Pork. BBQed small portions can be stored vac sealed...
Winnipeg Goldeye

Winnipeg Goldeye

      The Western Goldeye             Slow and cold smoking to perfection 135 degrees and lower.                     I just got this seasons shipment of Winnipeg Goldeye. The scientific shad-like toothed hyoid from the mooneye family is also called Winnipeg goldeye, western goldeye, yellow herring, toothed herring, shad mooneye, la Queche, weepicheesis. The very feisty aggressive goldeye is considered a good fly-fishing fish, but not popular with most anglers because of its...
Kim-Chi Bison Cocktail Burger Sliders

Kim-Chi Bison Cocktail Burger Sliders

New products that thekitchenman has added to his pantry. Cocktail Kim-Chi Bison Burger Sliders on Pretzel Buns. Yummy good using this cut kimchi.
Lemon Caper Provimi Veal

Lemon Caper Provimi Veal

Armando sure delivers some of the best milk fed veal at Granville Island Market. He cuts it from the loin. Season with salt pepper and a nice light dusting of flower.Less than a minute sauté time on each side in a very hot pan.  Add the capers and squeeze of lemon right at the finish of sautéing. I sided with a nice garlic olive olio pasta. Yum!
Welsh Lamb Chop Popsicles.

Welsh Lamb Chop Popsicles.

      Armando’s Finest Quality Meats at Granville Island Public Market is the go to place if you are looking for World Famous Welsh Lamb. So much tenderer flavor than Australian or Salt Spring Island lamb. Welsh Low-land Lamb is extra special Welsh Lamb that comes from the lush, natural pastures of North Wales mainly from the Conwy Valley and the Vale of Clwyd. I followed a Rick Stein episode for this award winning Lamb and this rack Armando purveyed will be perfect to refine it to perfection. If you’re a lamb connoisseur like me, this is the lamb...