08/14/13

Poached Pear with Black Current Compote, Pear Lace and Roquefort Cheese

Poached Pear with Black Current Compote, Pear Lace and Roquefort CheeseMy MasterChef Canada dish. My wife said I should apply for MasterChef Canada so I did. I made it past the initial application, phone interview and then was asked to show up for the live tasting audition. That’s where my journey ended. My guess is that I didn’t have enough drama for reality TV, which is true, I’m not full of drama. My focus is not on being remembered for how interesting I am, but rather for how well I cook. Continue reading

03/24/13

Tropical Endive Salad

Tropical Endive SaladA sweet tropical treat. This salad is a creation of mine bringing together many of my favourite flavours. The sweetness from the tropical fruits and the ginger simple syrup balanced with the more tangy endive. A further sweet addition to this salad is a sliver of pear placed at the bottom of the endive of which I didn’t have any left for the photo. Continue reading