A delicious festival in the middle of winter, this is a great chance to sample some of those talked-about restaurants at a fraction of their regular menu pricing. Three-course menus are $25 or $45, depending the location, and there are several restaurants participating around Edmonton. Visit the festival web site for restaurants, menus, and locations. Sponsored by Live Local, a great resource for restaurants, shops, farmers, and local producers of delicious local products.
One of the most enjoyable parts of doing the live television cooking segments on Breakfast Television is all the people I get to connect with. On the day it’s the crew and cast of the show, then the station staff coming in to sample what we’ve made, and later on, the viewers who get in touch. This is one of the most requested recipes I’ve done on Breakfast Television to date. (Click here to download the recipe or read it below.) Some people are leery of the texture. A nutrient dense protein, I suggest using…
On Tuesday, September 21, 2009, we’ll be making Lebanese food – a variation on the falafel and fattoush, a delicious chopped salad with tomatoes, parsley, mint, lemon and pita bread. Watch Breakfast Television on City TV from 9:30 to 10:00 am and then visit the web site to get the recipes. Check out El Safadi Market as a great resource for Middle Eastern products, and you can also find many of them at the Italian Centre, Hellas Foods and even your local supermarket. .
Allium Foodworks has been invited to present two cooking stages at the Edmonton Home & Interior Design Show on October 2nd at 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm. Sponsored by the Turkey Producers, Elaine will be making a Thai Cashew Turkey Stirfry – delicious! If you’re at the Home Show, stop by and check out the cooking stage – there will be different chefs at different times on both Friday and Saturday.
I’ve been invited to once again judge the 19th Annual Downtown Business Association’s Chili Cook-Off. This is my third year and I really look forward each year to sampling all the different chilis from the various participating Downtown businesses and organizations. It’s a delicious event that raises funds for the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters. Come on down November 6th between 11:30 and 2:00 pm to sample some of the best chili in town!
The best gifts are always the most personal, and that doesn’t have to mean expensive. Food is always great, so here are some ideas for unique food-related gifts for Mother’s Day or any occasion.
On November 2, 2007, I was invited to be part of the panel judging the Edmonton Downtown Business Association’s Annual Chili Cook-Off held in Scotia Place in Downtown Edmonton. As part of the Rodeo Week festivities, it was a delicious event that raised more than $5300 for the Zebra Child Protection Centre. .