Fresh Oregano Lamb Kebabs

Fresh Oregano Lamb Kebabs

Fresh Oregano Lamb Kebabs are simple to prepare. Use a good cut of lamb with a little marble [fat] intact. Cut the meat into small bite size cubes and place in a bowl.  Adding 2 tbs of olive oil, a healthy squeezed fresh lemon juice, 2 tbs of dijon mustard, dash of kosher salt some fresh ground pepper, fresh ground cumin seed to taste and fresh ripped oregano leaves.  Toss till well coated and store chilled for 3 hours to marinate.  Grated orange peel adds some extra exotica to the taste. Remember to give it a mix at least once an hour. Skewer the lamb nuggets using some...
A Party of Cocktail Salads.

A Party of Cocktail Salads.

A Party  of Cocktail Salads; Make a Salad Shooter to-night. The Canadian Open Skins Game which was played back in Ontario was a place that I got to cook in the famous Champions Tent for the pro golfers and their guests. It was a great position to prepare lavish buffets and get to show off your culinary prowess. Back then the liquor and tobacco companies would host several big name players and invite their customers to attend a privileged one on one meeting with a pro golfer while noshing and table hopping trying to catch a tip from the pro. The many food adorned grazing...
The CBC

The CBC

The CBC; I love a good wrap. Chicken, Bacon and Cheddar is a good combination and makes a most satisfying lunch or light dinner entrée. I’m  starting with some BBQ grilled creole seasoned chickens along wrapped with some double smoked apple wood bacon that was first crisped over the grill then wrapped in aged cheddar and then grilled to a golden brown perfection. This adds so much more flavour when you char the cheese. A few leaves of butter lettuce and some spinach tucked inside, drizzled with a mandarin orange honey dressing and wrapped up together in a fresh soft...
Tuna Poke Bowl

Tuna Poke Bowl

    Tuna Poke. Finding Fresh caught Tuna weather it be Albacore, Blue Fin, Yellow Fin or some good Caribbean or Canadian line and pole caught. The smaller the tuna the less mercury and also the taste is sushi delish. thekitchenman loves his tuna bowls and smoked tuna in place of salmon. These simple dishes are easy to construct and making a chop-chop cobb style or a stacked Poke with wonton crisps, glazed flash grilled or BBQed with some Asian fusion flavours. I love to add some avocado, pickled mushrooms, with fava bean humus to make a nice simple smoked tuna...
Welsh Lamb Chop Popsicles.

Welsh Lamb Chop Popsicles.

Welsh Lamb Berbere Lolli-Pops There will never be another Ewe! Welsh Lamb is what other lambs chops want to taste like. Armando’s Finest Quality Meats is where I go when you want the best! I let Armando choose these beauties and once back in my kitchen took each chop and massaged in some spice Berbere. Berbere is a spice mixture whose constituent elements usually include chili peppers, garlic, ginger, basil, korarima, rue, ajwain or radhuni, nigella, and fenugreek. It is a key ingredient in the cuisines of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Berbere sometimes encompasses herbs...
Grilled Spring Lamb Kebabs

Grilled Spring Lamb Kebabs

Grilled Spring Lamb Kebabs. Lamb is so versatile and once marinated and seasoned a true charcoal bbq will give you ultimate lamb kebabs. A Souvlaki, or a nice bbq lamb plate dinner. A BBQ lamb gyro is a perfect lunch pleaser. Lemon/Cardamom infused Basmati Rice with roasted Garlic, Cumin and Pine Nuts. A simple splash of good virgin olive oil, sea salt and ground pepper on the lamb cubes. Let rest then skewer. Now grill and let the tender lamb do the talking to the taste buds. Same for the garlic cloves cumin seeds and Pine nuts. Cashews are good also. Roast in a fry pan...