Recent Delights, Vol. 22. Dec20

Recent Delights, Vol...

Adding some magic to Atlantic Salmon in the form of curing. A super-easy gravlox, or cured smoked salmon. This is a cheater version that uses smoked paprika along with the salt, suger and pepper to give it a smokey and slightly smokey note. Wonderful stuff.  We inhaled all of it in two days....

No Time Machine Necessary. Meat Loaf Rocks 2012. Nov09

No Time Machine Nece...

If you’ve been kicking around the Food Funk global scene for a while, you know that my team is a huge fan of the classics. We love our burgers, our spaghetti’s, our pizza pies and we love us some meat loaf. This classic, made popular in the 1950s by housewives while the Don...

Recent Delights, Vol. 21. OMG so much pizza! Sep23

Recent Delights, Vol...

A fresh pasta dish I made at my cousin’s home in Oromocto. After a camping trip, I picked up some fantastic local tomatoes at a roadside farmer’s stand and headed to my cousin’s place to get some use out of a pasta roller she bought recently.  The pasta turned out great....

Peak tomatoes, for big and small kids alike. Aug24

Peak tomatoes, for b...

My daughter dines on a dish of spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce. A quick, satisfying lunch with summer flavour. The nice thing about fresh vegetables at this time of year is there is always an option for a quick lunch. My daughter loves pasta as much as I do and while she says her favourite...

A better way to skewer Jun03

A better way to skew...

I watch a lot of TV. And YouTube videos, and Vimeo videos. The biggest thing I’m looking for in most of the food videos is not exotic ingredients or flavour combinations, but rather technique. Most of the time, I’m just  trying to find better ways to cook the stuff I already...

Sausage fest. Yeah, you heard me. Mar26

Sausage fest. Yeah, ...

Taste test: Frying up the first pattie after making a batch of fresh sausage. Sausage.  Just the one word is enough to make you jump out of your chair and run through a window with delight. Well, it is for me. I first tried making my own sausage a few years ago after I was able to invest in a...