Recipes

From Pot au Feu to Pho: A Look at One Dish Evolving into Another

Pot Au Feu Pot Au Feu

There are few foods as comforting as noodles on a cold day, particularly after a snowy commute home. Needless to say, I am quite the proponent of noodles, be they served on a plate dressed in cheese, egg yolks, and crisped pancetta (or better still pan-seared lardons of guanciale); or served in a bowl bathed in a long simmered savoury soup with assorted adornments (herbs, fried onion or garlic, young green stems, sprouts, flavoured oils, nuts, etc.) Noodles are actually my last meal request. Got hu tieu? One of my favourite noodle soup dishes is... | Continue reading article

Last Regional Round of #TKLucky7 Challenge before Chinese New Year

Thai Red Curry Shrimp Tacos Thai Red Curry Shrimp Tacos

Chinese New Year is nearly upon us. Many are already gearing up to celebrate the year of the “Wood” Horse. Beginning January 31, 2014, homes will be meticulously tidied to collect a fresh allotment of good luck. Apparently, powdered luck (both organic and free-range, of course) is dispatched but once a year, so errant sweeping on New Year’s Day isn’t recommended. Walls will be decorated in bright colours. Bright colours ward off evil spirits and bad luck. Red envelopes of lucky money will be gifted by senior married members of the family to more junior... | Continue reading article

Mini Hero Sandwiches with Roasted Chickpeas for Thai Kitchen Canada #TKLucky7

Mini Hero Sandwiches with Roasted Chickpeas Mini Hero Sandwiches with Roasted Chickpeas

So, I took a challenge to compete against some rather talented Canadian food bloggers. The wrinkle, all dishes must be worldly mashups. Branding and Buzzing, the marketing firm behind this campaign, will also provide suggestions for a “seasonal requirement,” “which course dishes will be included in,” and “what kind of protein to employ.” The challenge, create 7 recipes for dishes, using McCormick products, heavy on those from Thai Kitchen Canada. It started January 6th (Monday) and ends today. Voting begins January 13th here on the blog and over on our Facebook page. Voting began January... | Continue reading article

Coconut Rice Gnocchi with Thai Red Curry Roasted Pork Belly for Thai Kitchen Canada #TKLucky7

Coconut Rice Gnocchi with Thai Red Curry Roasted Pork Belly Coconut Rice Gnocchi with Thai Red Curry Roasted Pork Belly

So, I took a challenge to compete against some rather talented Canadian food bloggers. The wrinkle, all dishes must be worldly mashups. Branding and Buzzing, the marketing firm behind this campaign, will also provide suggestions for a “seasonal requirement,” “which course dishes will be included in,” and “what kind of protein to employ.” The challenge, create 7 recipes for dishes, using McCormick products, heavy on those from Thai Kitchen Canada. Voting begins January 13th here on the blog and over on our Facebook page. More to follow… Voting began January 13th, click here to vote.... | Continue reading article

Coconut Crispy Fish Tacos for Thai Kitchen Canada #TKLucky7

Coconut Crispy Fish Tacos Coconut Crispy Fish Tacos

So, I took a challenge to compete against some rather talented Canadian food bloggers. The wrinkle, all dishes must be worldly mashups. Branding and Buzzing, the marketing firm behind this campaign, will also provide suggestions for a “seasonal requirement,” “which course dishes will be included in,” and “what kind of protein to employ.” The challenge, create 7 recipes for dishes, using McCormick products, heavy on those from Thai Kitchen Canada. Voting begins January 13th here on the blog and over on our Facebook page. More to follow… Voting began January 13th, click here to vote.... | Continue reading article

Tortilla Soup for Thai Kitchen Canada #TKLucky7

Tortilla Soup Tortilla Soup

So, I took a challenge to compete against some rather talented Canadian food bloggers. The wrinkle, all dishes must be worldly mashups. Branding and Buzzing, the marketing firm behind this campaign, will also provide suggestions for a “seasonal requirement,” “which course dishes will be included in,” and “what kind of protein to employ.” The challenge, create 7 recipes for dishes, using McCormick products, heavy on those from Thai Kitchen Canada. Voting begins January 13th here on the blog and over on our Facebook page. More to follow… Voting began January 13th, click here to vote.... | Continue reading article

Vegetable Noodle Frittata for Thai Kitchen Canada #TKLucky7

Vegetable Noodle Frittata with Pastry Vegetable Noodle Frittata with Pastry

So, I took a challenge to compete against some rather talented Canadian food bloggers. The wrinkle, all dishes must be worldly mashups. Branding and Buzzing, the marketing firm behind this campaign, will also provide suggestions for a “seasonal requirement,” “which course dishes will be included in,” and “what kind of protein to employ.” The challenge, create 7 recipes for dishes, using McCormick products, heavy on those from Thai Kitchen Canada. Voting begins January 13th here on the blog and over on our Facebook page. More to follow… Voting began January 13th, click here to vote.... | Continue reading article

Green Curry-Seared Steak Fajitas for Thai Kitchen Canada #TKLucky7 – updated

Green Curry-Seared Steak Fajitas Green Curry-Seared Steak Fajitas

So, I took a challenge to compete against some rather talented Canadian food bloggers. The wrinkle, all dishes must be worldly mashups. Branding and Buzzing, the marketing firm behind this campaign, will also provide suggestions for a “seasonal requirement,” “which course dishes will be included in,” and “what kind of protein to employ.” The challenge, create 7 recipes for dishes, using McCormick products, heavy on those from Thai Kitchen Canada. Voting begins January 13th here on the blog and over on our Facebook page. More to follow… Voting began January 13th, click here to vote.... | Continue reading article