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Eggs for spring, naturally

Naturally gorgeous eggs make springtime celebrations pretty–and tasty. Or at the very least, you can say you’ve got a turducken omelette on the go.

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Posted by: on Monday, April 18th, 2011
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Chinese New Year…with a twist!

Our latest guest contributor is local Chinese food guru Nathan Fong, who kicks off Chinese New Year by offering us three unique recipes for the season; an salad appetizer featuring lime ginger mint herbal tea poached…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 1st, 2011
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Oodles and oodles of noodles

Guest writer: Joseph Wu (origami expert, noodle nut, and husband to regular Foodist contributor, Nancy Wu) When Nancy was invited to participate in Tourism Richmond’s Noodle-Mania event, she immediately asked if I…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
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In Dire Need of a Bubbie

You’d think with parents who grew up in Winnipeg and so many chefs as friends and all my Jewish connections that when I was sick I’d have a go-to chicken soup recipe.  Not just any chicken soup recipe but a proper…

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Posted by: on Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
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Where Food Comes From—A Childhood Memory

We’ve all heard stories about childhood food experiences, the memories of which scarred them for life. From my vegetarian friend’s story of eyeballs hanging from the eye sockets of a freshly clubbed, but still…

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Posted by: on Saturday, April 3rd, 2010
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Refuelled

Refuel opened in early December 2009, and like Gastropod’s Maenam and Parkside’s L’Altro Buca, it’s the reincarnated version of Fuel. In its original form it was a modern fine dining restaurant…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
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Adobo Chicken

As the leaves start to fall and there is a chill in the air, my mind turns to warm comfort foods to take me through the winter. I feel a warm hug just thinking about my mom’s adobo chicken. I’ve made it…

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Posted by: on Monday, October 12th, 2009
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A Perfect Present: Paella

My friend Jamie Kelley has repeatedly said that he’d love to come over and make me his ultimate version of paella, a delicious rice dish originating from Spain. Served in a paellera (a round shallow pan made of polished…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 1st, 2009
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Honey Mustard Gold

Our friends Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk and Denzel Sandberg of Ronnie & Denzel’s all natural bbq sauces have been making waves with their line of sauces, recently taking a highly coveted first place 2009…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 18th, 2009
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Clucking things up in Van City

So far, it’s taboo in Vancouver. But, you can do it in Seattle, Portland, and New York. And even in Victoria, Burnaby and New Westminster. Get your minds out of the gutter. I’m talking about raising chickens…

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Posted by: on Monday, March 9th, 2009
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Tamales Verdes de Pollo: Tamales with Chicken and Tomatillo Sauce

Another of the outstanding dishes we were served at our Foodists launch at South China Seas. I’ve had tamales, but seldom have they been as fresh as these. Don and his wife Joyce prepared them in advance and then…

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Posted by: on Friday, February 27th, 2009
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Briouats: Moroccan Pastries with Chicken, Eggs and Preserved Lemons

Sorry for the delay in posting this recipe, one of the delicious items Don and Joyce served at our Foodists launch event at South China Seas. Briouats are a Moroccan dish traditionally served at festive occasions. As with…

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Posted by: on Friday, February 27th, 2009
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Kitchen Essentials: Making Stock

When I was starting out in the kitchen, I was convinced that I was missing something. While I could follow a recipe without too much trouble and only a modicum of charring, anything I tried to make from scratch tended to…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009
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Chinese wedding banquets

Last weekend, I went to a Chinese wedding banquet. If you’ve never been, you should try to wrangle yourself an invitation to eat the twelve-course meal. You read right, it’s a twelve-course meal. We had:…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 12th, 2009
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Turducken for Thanksgiving

I love Thanksgiving dinner. Who doesn’t? I could skip the creamed corn and yams mind you, but come on…turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, oh ya…bring it on. The only way I could think of to…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, December 5th, 2007
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