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Three-step Seafood Ceviche

In our house, I often refer to my guy as ‘Chef’. Although I am using it as a term of endearment, he dislikes this title intensely.  Mostly because he feels it hasn’t been earned. As a culinary school grad, he has massive respect for his professors and the cooks in the industry who have earned […]

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The Secret Gardener

As the server walks away, they hold their breath…entrees artistically plated with fresh morsels, combined into an intoxicating experience for the senses. Fork lifted to mouth. Eyes roll heavenward, a satisfied smile appears…success. For Sarah Wallbank and Takashi Ohya, the creative couple ‘behind the counter’ at Riso in Lantzville, those coveted smiles are the power source that feeds their […]

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Gingah Ninja Salmon

Love when kitchen experiments go right! Let’s admit it…it doesn’t always work out that way. This is Ninja fast, heart healthy and enticing enough to serve to company! That’s right, you’ve got this. How good it is? It was soo good that my littles gobbled it up at dinner , despite the fact that it had both […]

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Truly Tantalizing Tortilla Soup

Admittedly when I asked Jorden Marshall for a recipe after his Hot Chocolates interview, I assumed it would be a sweet not savoury one. This mexican soup is a treat that he makes and serves this to his staff, I’m so glad he shared…so will you! After a quick trip to the grocery store, I […]

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that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.