Tips and Trips

Crispy Pork Belly! No, really crispy!

Hi, my name is Chris and I’m in love with crispy pork belly! Seriously, I could eat this every day – different healthy sides with it, but every day. Yes […]

Pasta Carbonara with Fava Bean Puree

Once again, my wonderful wife surprised me with a lesson with an Italian Chef. Senora Adler Bonavera is the Chef, Patronne and Sommelier of Il Duca di Orvieto. She provides […]

5 Tips for Eating Well While at School!

Well it’s the last few days before school starts, but not the end of summer. It will never get easy to see your kids going away to school, no matter […]

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A few days (not enough) in Montreal!

Yes, we went to Montreal for a few days.  Fortunate enough to have our daughter and son join us – a real treat.  So much to tell you about this […]

Markets and Baguette 101

The final posting about France. I know, a bit like having to watch other people’s vacation pictures! But this is a good one. I love the European lifestyle. They shop […]

Fine Dining in Paris!

Since becoming a Chef, one of the things I immediately put on my bucket list was to dine at a Michelin starred restaurant. Now I’ve always been a foodie, and […]

By |May 31st, 2014|Food Blogs, Miscellaneous, The Blog, Tips and Trips|Comments Off on Fine Dining in Paris!

Paris 2014 – Un Bon Voyage!

OMD (like OMG but in French!!). My wife and I were away for a few days. We were in Paris and let me tell you – the food was amazing! […]

Part 1 – The Baking Pantry cont’d – Tools and Equipment

This is the second half of Part 1 – The Baking Pantry.  This article will speak specifically to tools and equipment I have in my Baking Pantry. Again, working in someone […]

By |February 21st, 2014|Miscellaneous, The Blog, Tips and Trips|Comments Off on Part 1 – The Baking Pantry cont’d – Tools and Equipment

What’s in your Pantry? Part 1 – The Baking Pantry – Supplies

I often get asked what I keep in my pantry.  My answer is usually explained in 3 parts just as  my pantry items are – Freezer, Cooking and Baking pantries.  When I […]

By |February 20th, 2014|Miscellaneous, The Blog, Tips and Trips|Comments Off on What’s in your Pantry? Part 1 – The Baking Pantry – Supplies

Back to School Lunch ideas!

Okay, so mine are grown up and even though I do prepare the odd work lunch for them (when they are home), there isn’t a pressing need for me to […]

By |August 30th, 2013|Food Blogs, Recipes, The Blog, Tips and Trips|Comments Off on Back to School Lunch ideas!