Winter Cooking Class Recipes: Braised Ribs and Apple Cake

On February 8th we enjoyed our third cooking class, which concluded our Wintertime Harvest cooking class series.

This week we were joined by instructor Jayne Wark, a professor at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design who has a secret passion for cooking. This was her first time leading a cooking class but she seemed to enjoy it just as much as everyone enjoyed the menu she had set out for them. Continue reading “Winter Cooking Class Recipes: Braised Ribs and Apple Cake”

Winter Cooking Class Recipes: Cod, Kale and Blueberries

On Jan 25,  we had our first cooking class of the Wintertime Harvest series, and what a yummy success it was!

Our instructor, Katrina, a nutrition student from Mount Saint Vincent University and dedicated Food Action Committee volunteer, joined us to share some delicious and nutritious recipes with everyone. Being a nutrition student, Katrina planned a meal for us that was refined sugar, lactose and gluten free.  She was very informative about the health and environmental benefits of this kind of diet! Continue reading “Winter Cooking Class Recipes: Cod, Kale and Blueberries”

Gourmet at Home: Recipes from Chef Steven Galvin

Wow. When I asked Chef Steven Galvin to create a menu highlighting Nova Scotia’s winter fare, I did not expect this. Embracing the season, Chef Galvin sent me to the farmer’s market for turnip, beets, line-caught haddock, apples, winter pears, and goat’s cheese. Menu: Beet Salad with Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar Line Caught Haddock and Baked Turnip Cassoulet and Local Goat Cheese Cake with … Continue reading Gourmet at Home: Recipes from Chef Steven Galvin