Recipe Blogs

October 11, 2019

Apple + Almond Tart

Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar

This month, Araxi celebrates 38 years of seasonally-inspired farm-to-table cuisine served with warm-hearted hospitality. ...Read More

September 3, 2019

Pasta Pomodoro

Il Caminetto

If there were a dish that personified Chef James Walt passions, his Pasta Pomodoro just may be it. ...Read More

July 17, 2019

Empress G&T

Bar Oso

Simple to create, easy on the eyes and a pleasure to sip, Bar Oso’s Empress G&T checks all the boxes for a perfect summertime beverage. ...Read More

July 2, 2019

Leave it to Executive Chef Bobby Milheron to capture the essence of summer while giving us the comfort food we crave year-round. ...Read More

June 4, 2019

With summer (and Negroni Week!) right around the corner, there’s no better time to hone your expertise in creating this refreshing Italian aperitif. Enjoy these classic recipes – with a twist! ...Read More

May 1, 2019

Spot Prawn Tortellini

CinCin Ristorante + Bar’s Chef de Cuisine Andrea Alridge

Spot Prawn Tortellini is a seasonal favourite from the CinCin kitchen. Bring it home with this recipe that will refine your pasta-making skills and never fail to impress a dinner guest. ...Read More

April 1, 2019

Grilled Halibut Tail

Blue Water Cafe Executive Chef Frank Pabst

Celebrate Spring and the arrival of halibut season with Chef Pabst’s seasonally-inspired recipe, found in his iconic and award-winning cookbook, Blue Water Cafe: Seafood. Get ready as friends and family will request regular remakes of this dish! ...Read More

February 14, 2019

Red Star Line

Elisa Bar Manager Katie Ingram

Each and every cocktail on Katie Ingram’s list at Elisa tells a story and the Red Star Line is no exception. Red Star Line was the name of an ocean passenger line that frequently travelled between the United States and the United Kingdom, bringing exotic spices like cinnamon, clove and nutmeg to North America. Katie’s cocktail celebrates this notable moment in our culinary history with bold fruit flavours and stimulating spice-infused bitters. You’ll find the Red Star Line in the “crushable” section of Katie’s bar menu for good reason. ...Read More

January 14, 2019

Dark Chocolate Truffles

Thierry Café Maitre Artisan Chocolatier and Patissier Chef Thierry Busset

In need of date night inspiration? Rekindle the love while creating Chef Thierry’s decadent Dark Chocolate Truffles. They’re the closest we’ve found to a love potion. Who could resist? ...Read More

December 31, 2018

Chorizo-Crusted Lingcod with Tomato Fondue

Araxi Executive Chef James Walt

The start of a new year has us craving cuisine that’s light, fresh and flavourful and this Chorizo-Crusted Lingcod by Araxi Executive Chef James Walt fits the bill perfectly. You can also find this recipe on page 68 of the Araxi: Roots to Shoots, Farm Fresh Recipes cookbook. If it’s not in your collection already, we’re guessing it will be after you taste this dish! ...Read More