Lamb Pot Roast

| January, 2015 | Food articles and recipes

 Hello! If you like braised, tender lamb, you'll want to check out my latest newspaper column which offers a tasty way to make a richly falvoured lamb pot roast. To see that story click here timescolonist.com

Posh parsnips

My January 14 Victoria Times Colonist newspaper column was all about cooking parnsips in inventive ways. It includes recipes for a great soup, awesome entree and a sweet cake (yes cake!). To read the story click here timescolonist.com

 

Sunday Social Supper - The Great Rotisserie Chicken Cookbook

On Sunday, April 12, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, I’ll be presenting a cooking class at Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks in Vancouver. During the evening I’ll talk about my new book, The Great Rotisserie Chicken Cookbook: More Than 100 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Storebought and Homecooked Chicken, demonstrate a diverse menu from it, and sign books after the meal.

If you would like to attend, the cost is $115 per pesron, which includes a fine Sunday social supper, beverages and a personalized copy of my new book. To register, visit Barbara-Jo’s website here bookstocooks.com.

 

Thrifty Foods Recipes

I create recipes for Thrifty Foods; a fine-quality British Columbia-based supermarket chain. On the menu this week is a great pork chop recipe, and three recipes using matcha, green tea pwoder.  They include matcha tropical fruit smoothies; matcha iced tea with lime and mint; baked salmon with matcha yogurt sauce; and grilled pork chops with black bean and crunchy vegetable salad. To view those recipes click here thriftyfoods.com.

 

Praise for Eric Akis’s books

For Everyone Can Cook: “this collection of lively, user-friendly recipes makes me want to start cooking at once.”

Julian Armstrong, food editor, Montréal Gazette

 

For everyone can cook midweek meals: “Eric Akis is my kind of super- man . . . He offers more than what we have come to expect of him—food clearly explained. He serves it all forth with genuine goodwill and wry humor, the telltale sign of a true Clark Kent beneath the cape. With this culinary crusader’s gentle guidance, we can all cook.”

Dee Hobsbawn-Smith, author of the Curious Cook at Home

 

For Everyone Can Cook Slow Cooker Meals: “Eric Akis is Canada’s most talented food journalist, a man whose skills aren’t just in creating beautiful-looking recipes, but in creating recipes that we love, we crave and we return to again and again.”

Shelley Boettcher, food and wine writer, Calgary Herald

 

For Everyone Can Cook for Celebrations: “Eric Akis has always created delicious, easy-to-follow recipes . . . He takes the mystery out of cooking, with clear directions and lots of helpful hints.”

Bruce Mackenzie, features editor, Victoria Times Colonist