Simple White Bread

Simple White Bread

I’ve made white bread at a few different restaurants and this recipe I have found to be the simplest technique yielding the best result. After posting a picture of the mountain of hand-sliced bread on my instagram, um_leeen requested the recipe, so this one is for you! Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 20 Minutes Rising/Benching: 1 … Continue reading

Basic Kitchen Etiquette

Chits

While many chefs start their careers in their teens I first entered a kitchen when I was 24. I quickly had to learn my basic kitchen etiquette through trial and error and sometimes that meant accidentally stepping on toes. In the hope of you being able to avoid this I have compiled a short list … Continue reading

A Day at Farmer Jay’s

Farmer Jay's

The move to the country has brought about a bunch of opportunities for Jessica and I. One of these is the opportunity to learn more about the realities of keeping a homestead. We have often talked about the attractive idea of living off our land. Jessica has I horse, I want a horse, so having … Continue reading

A Catering Day

A Catering Day

6:00 AM Arrive at the restaurant, pack a few things into the van. Luckily there is another couple going and they have room in the car for me. Last time I sat in between the two front seats of the van on a wooden chair. 6:15 AM Depart for Niagara-on-the-Lake. Should take three hours. 9:55 … Continue reading