Seafood Chowder
Dec04

Seafood Chowder

INGREDIENTS: 1 tbsp vegetable oil 2 tbsp butter 2 slices bacon, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 leek, finely chopped 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 2 med potatoes, peeled and chopped 1⁄3 cup plain flour 3 cups vegetable or fish stock, heated 1 cup white wine 1 lb haddock or sole, cut into ¾ “ cubes 8 ozs scallops, cleaned and halved 8 ozs small shrimp, peeled and de-veined 1 cup heavy cream 1⁄3 cup fresh...

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Lemony Spinach & Chicken Soup
Dec04

Lemony Spinach & Chicken Soup

Yields: 1 serving | Cook Time: 40 minutes INGREDIENTS: 200 gram chicken 2 cups chicken broth  (or substitute 1 cup water for 1 cup broth) ½ lemon with rind ½ cup closely packed spinach, cut in strips 1 tbsp onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced & crushed 1 stalk lemongrass (optional) ¼ tsp thyme (to taste)  cayenne pepper (to taste)  salt & pepper (to taste) DIRECTIONS: Lightly brown the chicken in a small saucepan with a...

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Restaurant Feature: Son of a Chef, Orangeville
May08

Restaurant Feature: Son of a Chef, Orangeville

A Sweet Little Place I had never tried a cabbage roll. I’m of Irish decent, love meat, love cabbage, love most foods actually, but for some reason it has taken me 45 years to have an opportunity to enjoy this very popular “comfort food”. So, when the restaurant feature for this edition’s article was to profile “Son of a Chef”, I began to research what this eatery had to offer, and I knew then that I was going to get my chance… and boy...

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