So You Want to Be a Chef…

A case of kale

So, you want to be a chef? Really? Are you sure? We are a weird bunch, bordering on masochism, what with the hours and heat and cuts and burns and so on and so forth. This is not the life of strolling through the country side to pick your ingredients and having hours to make … Continue reading

Lobster Stuffed Dumplings

Open Lobster Dumplings

Difficulty: Advanced Prep time: 1-2 hours Grocery list: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 tbsp sour cream kosher salt to taste vegetable, canola, grape seed, or a similar oil 2 shallots 1 tsp butter 1 bunch thyme 1 clove garlic 2-4 cooked and cleaned lobsters 1/3 cup white wine 1 lemon 1/2 cup of mascarpone … Continue reading

Soupstock 2012

Soupstock 2012 Backstage © Jessica Hammond 2012

On October 21st of 2012, over 200 Canadian Chefs, and over 40,000 guests attended Woodbine Park to share in great food, live music, in support of a local cause. Soupstock was organized in order to raise awareness of a Mega Quarry proposed for land in Melancthon Township; a proposal that would see some 2,000 acres … Continue reading