Winter Cooking Class Recipes: Smoked Mackeral Pate and Cranberry Pudding

Well, the second class in the winter series was certainly decadent – smoked mackerel pate, golden beet salad, parsnip and apple slaw, lamb risotto, lobster risotto and cranberry steam pudding with a butterscotch sauce. It was… delicious. Christine, class participant, foodie and photographer extraordinaire (check out Wonky Eye), snapped a few photos during the course of the evening. Being that a photo is worth a … Continue reading Winter Cooking Class Recipes: Smoked Mackeral Pate and Cranberry Pudding

Wild Cranberry Sauce Cook-off

Recently, a friend invited me to pick wild cranberries in one of Halifax’s amazing wild spaces. I had never seen cranberries in action (aka growing) and was expecting medium size bushes surrounding a bog. I was – of course – mistaken. Picking cranberries is nothing like the death-defying adventure of blackberry picking – something I had been doing quite a bit lately in the name … Continue reading Wild Cranberry Sauce Cook-off