Back in May I dropped in to say hi to my old friend Trevor Berryman. I first met Trevor in 1998, when he hired me as his Executive Chef at Xango. We made some real magic there. We got recognition as the best Latino restaurant of 2000, and added a star to our Toronto Life […]
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I got an interesting a call from Jessica Loving the other day. Jessica is Inniskillinâ€™s brand manager. We met last year when I put on a cooking demo that focused on ice wine. The spectrum of ice wineâ€™s tasting notes is astounding. I donâ€™t think people realize the breadth or diversity of ice wineâ€™s flavour […]
My Newest Tapas Class for Great Cooks Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Ostras Fresca y Frita [Fresh and Fried Oysters w/two sauces] Chorizo w/green beans, chimichurri and piÃ±olas Chupe Peruano con Aji Amarillo [Peruvian-style seafood chowder with its native hot pepper] For Dessert Platano Dulce y Queso Fresco [Roasted sweet plantain and fresh cheese] Any questions? […]
Some of my favourites Morros y Christianos Moors and Christians: Black beans and rice Lomo salteado Grilled pork [but sometimes beef tenderloin] with onions, peppers and tomatoes Ceviche y tiraditos Fish and seafood cooked in lime or lemon juice Yuca frita con mojo Fried yuca, also known as cassava, with red onion and mojo, the […]
Pan-Latino Canapés Cold White wild bass ceviche [ceviche de curvina] Classic smoked salmon w/red onions, capers & sour cream Achiote shrimps w/ corn chips& guacamole Jamon Serrano & dried figs or fresh figs when the season allows Spanish Happy goat cheese & vanilla roasted pears on crouton Shrimp cocktail & mango cocktail sauce Sabrosito pisco […]
Great piece about the first Latino American Slow Food event in Toronto. by Alistair Kyte from Food services and Hospitality magazine From our OLA event from last November. Dreams do come true. Thanks to Mary Luz Mejias and Mario Stojanac from Sizziling Communications. Toronto life on five food trends to watch in 2010; Sabrosito is […]