Tag Archives: contest

A Wildly Partisan Guide to Toronto’s Tin Chef Contenders

29 Jan

The judges have spoken. Five contestants have just been picked to compete at Mildred’s Temple Kitchen, on February 5, to be Toronto’s first Tin Chef. (A tin chef is like an iron chef, only a home cook rather than a […]

Who Will Be Toronto’s First Tin Chef?

24 Jan

I just spent the evening making an audition video for Tin Chef. Tin Chef is like Iron Chef, only it’s a cooking contest for non-professionals, hence the less fancy metal. The inaugural showdown is happening at Mildred’s Temple Kitchen, on […]

Dale Mackay’s Roasted and Raw Root Vegetable Salad

19 Sep

Chef-owner of Saskatoon’s soon-to-open Ayden Kitchen & Bar, Dale Mackay, makes a mean roasted and raw root vegetable salad, with crunchy croutons and balsamic dressing. If you’re going to try one new thing for Thanksgiving dinner this year, make it this dish: […]

Catalan-Style Mussel Soup

17 Sep

It’s getting nippy outside, and we’re starting to think more about cooking up warming dishes for fall. Today, Executive Chef Rob Bragagnolo, of Marben restaurant in Toronto, shares with us a recipe that helps bridge the seasons: Catalan-Style Mussel Soup. […]

Todd Perrin’s Mixed Berry Pie

15 Sep

In between doing major construction work and menu planning for his new restaurant Mallard Cottage (opening soon in Quidi Vidi Village, Newfoundland), Season 1 Top Chef Canada fan favourite Todd Perrin created this fall pie recipe for Reader’s Digest.