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ON COOKING: Dez does eggs

Eggs – Easter, Scotch and even how to hard boil them so they don’t have that ring around the yolk

  • Mar 30, 2021

 

WGSS Professional Cook Program students and staff serve customers as part of One Season Restaurant. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley high school kitchen turns out future chefs

Walnut Grove Secondary’s annual student restaurant will go take out only this year

 

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ON COOKING: Chef Dez offers tips on tastier salad dressings

Salad dressings range from the simple such as oil and vinegar to complex emulsions

  • Mar 18, 2021

 

The Nanaimo bar display at the Nanaimo Museum. (City of Nanaimo Instagram)

City of Nanaimo points to correct recipe after New York Times botches batch of bars

City addresses ‘controversy’ around dessert square’s layers

The Nanaimo bar display at the Nanaimo Museum. (City of Nanaimo Instagram)
Langley’s Maryalice Wood, 71, won Cranberries BC Culinary Contest in October 2020 for her cranberry walnut cheese ball recipe. (Coreen Rodger Berrisford/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley woman creates winning cranberry walnut cheese ball recipe

Maryalice Wood won the Cranberries BC Culinary Contest

Langley’s Maryalice Wood, 71, won Cranberries BC Culinary Contest in October 2020 for her cranberry walnut cheese ball recipe. (Coreen Rodger Berrisford/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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ON COOKING: Mulligatawny is tough to spell but a tasty soup

Chef Dez offers up his version of a classic soup

  • Nov 25, 2020
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Chef Dez offers tips to marinate and sear meat for optimum taste. (Black Press Media files)

ON COOKING: Creating flavour when cooking meat

Chef Dez shares some ideas for preparing with marinades

  • Aug 3, 2020
Chef Dez offers tips to marinate and sear meat for optimum taste. (Black Press Media files)
Brining meat is one way to enjoy better barbecuing. (Black Press Media files)

ON COOKING: Chef Dez says brine meat before they hit the grill

Learn the difference between marinating and brining

  • Jun 23, 2020
Brining meat is one way to enjoy better barbecuing. (Black Press Media files)
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ON COOKING: Chef Dez on quest for ‘fall off the bone’ ribs

Don’t boil ribs before broiling. There’s a better technique but it takes a bit longer

  • Jun 8, 2020
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ON COOKING: Dumpling-sized pastas make for hardy soup

Any easy and tasty recipe for those at home looking for something different to cook

  • Apr 17, 2020
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Creating the perfect charcuterie plate

Creating the perfect charcuterie plate

Tips from Cure Artisan Meat and Cheese owner Brad Boisvert

  • Apr 3, 2020
Creating the perfect charcuterie plate
CHEF DEZ ON COOKING – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Fare

CHEF DEZ ON COOKING – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Fare

In addition to being an author and instrucdtor, Chef Dez is the official corporate chef for BC Egg

  • Mar 15, 2020
CHEF DEZ ON COOKING – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Fare
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ON COOKING: Reducing food waste also saves money

Culinary columnist Chef Dez offers tips to becoming a conscientious cook

  • Feb 10, 2020
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ON COOKING IN LANGLEY: Slowly cut back to minimize fat intake

Trying to keep to that New Year’s resolution to get healthier, Chef Dez offers some tips

  • Jan 22, 2020
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Exploring Cinnamon’s savoury side

Exploring Cinnamon’s savoury side

Spice up with recipes from Chef Heidi Fink

  • Jan 15, 2020
Exploring Cinnamon’s savoury side
Pierogi Please!

Pierogi Please!

Classic Polish dish is cosy, hearty and richly flavoured

  • Apr 3, 2019
Pierogi Please!
Five Burgers To Sink Your Teeth Into On The Peninsula

Five Burgers To Sink Your Teeth Into On The Peninsula

A search for the best burger

  • Feb 15, 2019
Five Burgers To Sink Your Teeth Into On The Peninsula
Lucia White is A Cook With A Drive To Help Others

Lucia White is A Cook With A Drive To Help Others

Creating spectacular teas as a community fundraisers

  • Feb 13, 2019
Lucia White is A Cook With A Drive To Help Others
Laura Waters looks over her fir trees on her property. The owner of Snowdon House in Saanich, Waters has her fir infused products and other food products are in 40 stores now, sold at Farmers’ markets and online and her shrub is even served at The Fairmont Empress Hotel. Don Denton photography

Tasty Treats From Trees With Fir Infused Food

Laura Waters’ passion for fir sparks a culinary adventure

  • Nov 21, 2018
Laura Waters looks over her fir trees on her property. The owner of Snowdon House in Saanich, Waters has her fir infused products and other food products are in 40 stores now, sold at Farmers’ markets and online and her shrub is even served at The Fairmont Empress Hotel. Don Denton photography
Delicious citrus fruit recipes from Chef Heidi Fink

Delicious citrus fruit recipes from Chef Heidi Fink

Cooking with colorful citrus fruit

  • Sep 20, 2018
Delicious citrus fruit recipes from Chef Heidi Fink