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Ask A Chef: Honey Salt’s Breakfast Galette

Chef Christopher Oliveira’ of Honey Salt shares his recipe for Breakfast Galette. Q: I’m an avid bruncher and I’ve noticed that breakfast pot pies and galettes are very popular right now. I had the galette at Honey Salt at the new Parq Vancouver hotel recently. It had a crispy base and…

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Ask A Chef: Panzanella Salad

Chef Brian Luptak of The Acorn shares his recipe for Panzanella Salad. Q: The panzanella salad at The Acorn in Vancouver was one of the most satisfying salads I’ve ever had. The bread was crispy yet chewy, the tomatoes, delicious, and a smoky flavor topped it all off. Can you…

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Ask A Chef: Swiss Chard And Ricotta Gnudi

Chef Cruz Goler of La Pecora Bianca shares his recipe for Swiss Chard And Ricotta Gnudi. Q: I recently ate at La Pecora Bianca in New York and had the most tender and delicious gnudi of my life. I’ve never made gnudi before, but I thought I’d try recreating that recipe. Is…

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Ask A Chef: Jamaican Peppa Shrimp And Pineapple Skewers

Chef Craig Wong of Patois shares his recipe for Jamaican Peppa Shrimp And Pineapple Skewers. Q: “I love visiting Patois when I’m in Toronto because of their bold, unexpected flavors. Their Jamaican Peppa Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers are fiery and tender with a hint of sweetness from the pineapple. I’d love to…

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Ask A Chef: Chicken Dumplings With Truffle & Bamboo

Chef Eric Chong of Toronto restaurant R&D shares his recipe for Grandpa’s Fun Guo — chicken dumplings with truffle and bamboo. Q: I recently ate at R&D and had the most wonderful meal. We ordered the Fun Guo and, sadly, I had to share with my friends. (I could have…

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Ask A Chef: Beet And Pomegranate Salad With Oranges, Feta And Mint

Chef Matt DeMille of Eat shares his recipe for Beet And Pomegranate Salad With Oranges, Feta And Mint. Q: My girlfriend recently hosted a kitchen party with Chef Matt DeMille. He taught us how to make amazing dishes, one of which was an incredible pomegranate salad. I’ve since lost the recipe,…

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Ask A Chef: Talli Joe’s Messy Thokku

Chef Sameer Taneja of Talli Joe in London shares his Messy Thokku recipe. Q: Last summer we travelled to London and ate at the hip Indian restaurant Talli Joe. We had a spicy pickled egg dish served with bread that I can’t stop thinking about. I’d love the recipe! — Leah, Etobicoke, Ontario…

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Ask A Chef: Chef Juno Kim’s Cheeseburger

Chef Juno Kim of 33 Acres Brewing Co. shares his cheeseburger recipe. Q: While visiting 33 Acres Brewing Co. in Vancouver, I had one of the best cheeseburgers of my life. I’d love the recipe. — Amanda, Calgary A: Chef Juno Kim owns a catering business in Vancouver and serves up his…

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Ask A Chef: Hugh Acheson’s Lowcountry Frogmore Stew

Chef Hugh Acheson of 5 & 10 shares his Lowcountry Frogmore Stew recipe. Q: On a drive down south, we stopped in Athens, Georgia, at 5&10. I had the Lowcountry Frogmore Stew and I could’ve eaten it all day! I’d love the recipe. — C.K., Kingston, Ont. A: Ottawa-born…

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Ask A Chef: Grilled Onion Salad With Fermented Black Bean Dressing

Amanda Cohen of Dirt Candy’s shares her recipe for Grilled Onion Salad. Q: I had lunch at Dirt Candy during a recent trip to New York and loved their Grilled Onion Salad. The dressing was amazing! Can you get me the recipe? — Amy K., Toronto A: Amanda Cohen’s award-winning vegetarian restaurant serves…

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Ask A Chef: Plum Dutch Baby

Chef Therese De Grace of The Good Earth Food and Wine Co. shares a recipe for Plum Dutch Baby.  Q: I recently had brunch at The Good Earth, and their plum Dutch baby was to-die-for good. Could you get the recipe? I’d love to make it for my family. — D.K., St.

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Ask A Chef: Beef Brisket

Chef Sam Gelman of Momofuku shares his beef brisket recipe. Q: “I recently tasted the beef brisket at Momofuku Daishō in Toronto — it was incredible! The meat was perfectly tender, and the rub created an amazing spiced crust. I’d love to make it for a dinner party.” — A.L., Toronto A: This…

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Ask A Chef: Spiced Shakshuka

Chef Tom Wade of The Daughter shares a recipe for spiced shakshuka.  Q: I recently tasted the shakshuka at The Daughter over brunch. It’s more flavourful than any other version I’ve tried, and I’d love to make it at home. — B.K., Toronto A: Shakshuka is a rich, stewed-tomato dish with poached eggs.

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Ask A Chef: Stuffed Figs With Serrano Ham & Mahón

Chef Alonzo Ortiz of Pintxo shares a recipe for Stuffed Figs with Serrano Ham & Mahón.

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Ask A Chef: Chocolate Torta With Salty Hazelnuts

Chef Daniel Costa of Corso 32 shares his recipe for Chocolate Torta With Salty Hazelnuts.  Q: I was recently in Edmonton and had a fabulous dinner at Corso 32. The highlight was a dense, dark chocolate cake covered with salty-sweet hazelnuts. Could you get the recipe? I’d love to make it…