Posts Tagged ‘recipe’

HOLIDAY APPIES WITH AN EXOTIC TWIST

With the holiday season here, YAM brings you tips, strategies and recipe ideas for creating delicious and wow-inducing appetizers for your next festive soirée. From Spanish-inspired tapas to bacon-infused popcorn toppings, these appies will wake up your guests’ taste buds. Read more…

BRING COASTAL FLAVOURS TO YOUR HOLIDAY FEAST

Surrounded by sea, with rich soil, ancient forests and sustainable farms, Vancouver Island is a culinary heaven. YAM asked Sooke Harbour House, one of the Island’s most lauded culinary establishments, to celebrate West Coast flavours by creating a holiday feast that is sure to be the beginning of a coastal tradition. Read more…

HOW TO “PLATE” YOUR FOOD LIKE A PRO

Chef Takashi Ito of Aura waterfront restaurant + patio in Victoria is famous, not only for the way his food tastes, but for his beautiful and unique presentations. Read on to discover the culinary secrets of plating your food like a pro.  Read more…

GET YOUR SLUSH CRUSH!

On summer days, when you crave a cold drink, you’ll love the Zoku Slush & Shake Maker. (Yes, you can even make frozen alcoholic drinks!) Just freeze the Zoku’s inner core, and once frozen, remove it, put it in the outer sleeve, pour in your ingredients. In just 7 minutes, your slushie is ready. Read more…

CREATE A VISUAL FEAST

It’s common knowledge that we eat with our eyes first, which is why chefs approach plating their food the way Monet might have approached his canvas. YAM’s culinary expert shares some techniques you can easily do in your own kitchen to elevate your dining experience. Read more…

5 STEPS TO GREAT GRILLING

Chef Brad Holmes of Ulla has earned his restaurant national renown for the fabulous flavour of his cuisine. Recreate some of his mastery at home by combining humanely raised local meats, a charcoal grill and Holmes’ expert techniques. Read more…

MAKE THE BEST EGGS BENNY EVER

In a city that loves its Sunday brunches, the Eggs Benedict has eternal star power. Chef Buddy Wolfe of Jam Café celebrates the Benny in all its variations (Buttermilk Fried Chicken Benny, anyone?) and shares a saucy Hollandaise secret. Read more…

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