Mains & Side Dishes

Spanish Paella

Paired with a well-structured Spanish Tempranillo this dish is  perfect for celebrating anything!  Paella originated in Valencia, and is traditionally cooked in a wide, shallow pan above a live  fire. Mountain paella includes meats such as wild game, boar, and quail, and seaside paella  incorporates ingredients such as prawns, squid and shellfish. I have adapted …

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Peking Duck Recipe

 Crispy, delicious and made at home with locally available ingredients. This post includes serving suggestions and wine pairing. Peking Duck Recipe  Yields 6 – 8 servings Ingredient Checklist1 (4-6 pound) whole duck (Superstore)10 slices of ginger rootsChinese long green onion (available at Fairway on Quadra)Sweet Bean Paste (available at Fairway on Quadra)1 tablespoon white vinegarSoy sauce3 …

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Mamma Ines’ Crostoli

This is a recipe and video of an Italian appetizer served in homes during the Lenten period This video will play in YouTube.  To exit from it pause and select back to  your browser at the top9 Crostoli Recipe INGREDIENTS2 cups flourpinch salt (approx. ¼ tsp)½ tsp baking powder2 tablespoon sugar2 whole eggszest of 1 lemon or orange(+ juice if …

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