Homemade Curry Pastes

August 22, 2018 Chris Dawson

Simple homemade curry pastes are something you need in your life

Eating Well,...Pho

January 20, 2016 Chris Dawson

Eating Well,...Pho There is nothing like coming home to the aromas of dinner ready to eat. They fill your seances the minute you walk through the door with the promise of a great meal waiting for you. This is one of those meals. A little prep beforehand, and some quick cooking when you get home is all that it takes. Using a great combination of spices and sauces like, Cinnamon, Coriander Seeds, Fennel Seeds, Star Anise, Cloves, Cardamom Pod, and Fish Sauce.Hoisin Sauce. The recipe looks complicated at first, but it is broken down into easy steps that any cook...

Eating Well,...Salmon

January 20, 2016 Chris Dawson

Eating Well,...Salmon As we move into the new year of trying to cook smarter, and eat healthier. We must not forget the west coast powerhouse protein, Salmon. Now we might think that we know many ways to prepare salmon. But it's never to late to review, or learn new techniques. The NY Times has a wonderful little article on different cuts of salmon and different methods on preparing them. Here. But if you just want a recipe to liven up your weeknight meal, well here you go. Using Coriander, Cloves, Cumin, Nutmeg, Salt, and Pepper. You can make something delicious...

Eating Well-Jamaican Curry

January 16, 2016 Chris Dawson

Jamaican Curry. Not as well known as Jamaican Jerk, but just as tasty. You can make you spice blend at home and have it ready at a moments notice. Combine 2 tbsp each, of Cumin Seeds, Whole Mustard Seeds, Anise, 3 tbsp, Coriander Seeds, 1 tbsp, Whole Allspice, and Fenugreek Seeds, and 5 tbsp Turmeric. Use a spice grinder, or mortise and pestle, grind to a fine powder, and store in a tightly sealed jar. Store in a cool dark place. Okay, so now that you have this curry blend ready. Let's put it to use in a dish. Jamaican...

Holiday Treats...Gravlax

December 12, 2015 Chris Dawson

Holiday Treats... This one is a bit more complicated. But that's only because of the time it takes to make. Make sure you get the best quality Salmon you can find. Like from the Fisherman's Market on Ward Street, in Nelson You will also want to use our spices, mustard, oil, and vinegar, for the best results. Caraway Seed , Coriander Seed, Kosher Salt, Dijon Mustard, Champagne Vinegar, Black Peppercorns, Natural Avocado Oil