Catching up with the Food Network Canada's Recipe to Riches judge
Dana McCauley returns to the small screen for season two of the Food Network Canada hit, Recipe to Riches. The competition reality series gives amateur Canadian cooks an opportunity to share their most delicious recipes and compete for a grand prize worth $250,000. The expert panel includes Laura Calder (French Food at Home) Tony Chapman (Capital C) and Dana McCauley. Their job is to choose three finalists to compete in seven specific food categories, from appetizers to desserts.
A harvest-time dessert from Peller Estates
Pour hot caramel evenly into four five-inch round pans and allow to cool. In a bowl mix the apples, plums, and sugar, mint and vanilla seeds. Place the fruit evenly on the cold caramel in the four pans and cover with the puff pastry. Chill and store. When ready to serve place in a 425F oven for approx 10 to 15 minutes. Once baked, turn over onto the plate and serve.
How to prepare restaurant-worthy seafood
Summertime and fish tacos go hand in hand. Maybe it is because of the dish’s origins in sunny Baja, Mexico or the fact they won’t make you bloat in your bathing suit. The fresh, flavourful and healthy tacos can be eaten on the go from your favourite food truck or lingered over while sipping a margarita at the nearby restaurant, but they’re just as easy to make at home.
Selecting a wine without help from an in-house sommelier doesn't need to be stressful
Choosing a wine at a restaurant is always feels far more stressful than it needs to be.
Accommodations and restaurants Beaune and Chablis, as well as Paris
Check out Jennifer Hamilton's article on Burgundy and learn about Chablis.
A winemaker dinner at the Eagle's Eye restaurant, with Kettle Valley wines
How shipping and handling can damage your wine and what to do about it
How much abuse can a wine take? I decided to tackle this reader question from Art in a blog post.
Miradoro restaurant opens on April 1
On April 1, a little bit of the Mediterranean arrives in the Okanagan Valley.