Food

Bulgur With Carrots and Feta

Grains are great to work with because they act as a blank canvas. Throw whatever veggies and/or protein and spices you like in there, stir thoroughly, and you've got yourself a hearty main or side dish. If you make a lot, you'll have leftovers to rework as you like. Bulgur anchors this dish, and the… Continue reading Bulgur With Carrots and Feta

Food

Chocolate Chip Maple Cookies

I admit I'm not much of a baker. I'm more into savory foods, so creating these chocolate chip cookies was quite a coup for me. Normally, there's a missing element in my attempts at baking that keeps the final products from achieving perfection. But this dish came out great; exactly what I had envisioned. These… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Maple Cookies

Food

Power Breakfast

If you're looking for a power breakfast, try my edamame recipe. Edamame, or young soy beans, is a nutrition-packed food, carrying carbohydrates, protein and fiber. If you're a vegetarian, you can add flavoring with a bit of cheese (I recommend aged white cheddar). I flavor this dish with ground-up charcuterie, and I add eggs because… Continue reading Power Breakfast

Adventure, Food

Baked Crab on the Shell

We went crabbing this past weekend, and the weather was gorgeous. We're progressing into extra long days up North, yet there's still a bit of snow on the mountains. We enjoy quite a panoramic view from our local crabbing pier, where we gaze at the ocean and the mountains as windsurfers go by. To be… Continue reading Baked Crab on the Shell

Adventure, Food

Foo Ramen Bar

I like watching Food Network Canada's "You Gotta Eat Here!" show, which recently showed the casual dining spot Foo Asian Street Food in Victoria, BC. A sister restaurant, Foo Ramen Bar, recently opened up, claiming to be the first ramen eatery in Victoria, and I had a chance to visit last week. Warning: this place… Continue reading Foo Ramen Bar