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Category Archives: Food & Recipes
Food. Some eat to live, others live to eat. Either way, it’s the source of life. The Chinese believe in the Chi of food. Eat food from the place you’re from, and you get Earth-drawn energy to live upon the place you’re in. It’s a circle-of-life thing. Me, I clearly live to eat. Lately, too indulgently [...]
Here we go, yo! Just in time for the long weekend. These are recipes for some amazing drinks we got to taste from some of the city’s best bartenders, at the the really great BC Hospitality Foundation’s Dish’n’Dazzle last Friday. The restaurant’s food choices may have had too much seafood for this landlubber, but they knocked [...]
I was very fortunate to have received a couple of tickets to last week’s Dish’n’Dazzle event at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Here’s the complete low-down, good and bad. Dish’n’Dazzle is the BC Hospitality Foundation’s big wine-and-food fundraiser. The Foundation is used by folks in the hospitality industry who have medical emergencies that can be crippling financially [...]
Today I conquered that which I’ve avoided since June: My Nemesis, The Stairs. I did 21 floors, with 22 steps each, in under 20 minutes. It’s a great start back! Remember: Pneumonia recovery — my first full week with actual cardio! While not a specifically-prescribed exercise in my new fitness routine, the stairs are a [...]
I don’t have much of a garden — three tomato plants and four basils — but I’m deeply attached to the bounty and willing to put in the work. Basil, well, that’s easy enough. Wait until June, plant, water often, eat often, be happy. Tomatoes? Good god. Apparently they need pollinators! One thing we apartment-dwellers on the [...]
I love making great breakfasts for lovers, but really relish making them for myself. Life’s too short to only use your A-game for others, so this has become something I’ve really come to love making for lil’ ol’ deserving me. Because I’ve sometimes lived a sheltered life, breakfast-wise, I somehow never had my first frittata [...]