Difference between wax and parchmnet paper
Victoria Times Colonist | March, 2014 | Food column
In my March 8 column I answered a reader query about the difference between wax and parchmnet paper. There are quite different products and therefore are best used in certain ways. To learn them, read the story by clicking here timescolonist.com
My Wednesday, March 5 newspaper column in Victoria Times Colonist is all about grapefruit, from where it was first grown, to how it was named, to inviting ways to use it, including three recipes. To read the story click here timescolonist.com
All about onions
In my Ask Eric newspaper March 2, I answered a reader's question about the various types of onions for sale in supermarkets. I provide information and uses for a number of them and published a very tasty recipe for 6-Onion Soup with Thyme and Dijon. To see that story click timescolonist.com
I have new newspaper column out today and it's all about cookimng fish in fast and delicious ways. If you would like to see the three recipes I cooked and garner some handy fish cooking tips click here timescolonist.com.
In my Ask Eric newspaper column February 23, I answered a reader's question about the culinary cooking term, preheat. Why not just say heat the oven, the reader asked? Why the word preheat? In the story I discuss when the term started to be used and why. To read it, click here timescolonist.com
Pass the parsley
In my February 19, newspaper column the topic was that sometimes maligned herb, parsley. In the story I speak about its culinary benifits and offer three tempting recipes incorporating it, including a fine scallop and prawn dish, an awesome cauliflower side dish, and a quinoa and chickpea salad. To see that story click here timescolonist.com
Thrifty Foods Recipes
I create recipes for Thrifty Foods; a fine-quality British Columbia-based supermarket chain. On the menu this week are tasty rice recipes. They inlcude 6-Vegetable Rice Salad; Brown Rice amd Vegetable Salad with Miso Dressing; Curry-Spiced Scallops on Red Rice Pilaf; and Grilled Prawns on Curry Coconut Rice Salad. To view those recipe click here thriftyfoods.com.