Pork Tenderlion 101

| August, 2015 | Food articles and recipes

Hello. My latest newsaper column availble online offers tips and recipe for cooking lean and tender, pork tenderloin. You can check it out here timescolonist.com

Asparagus dishes for two

My May 6, newspaper column available online offered three inviting dinner for two recipes that all use in-season asparagus and include a pasta dish, salad and stir-fry. To read that story click here timescolonist.com

Croque Monsieur

My April 29 newspaper column available online tells the quirky history of, and offers a recipe for, that rich French sandwich croque monsieur. If you you would liked to read it click here timescolonist.com

A taste of African cuisine

A column I wrote April 22 offered a taste of African cuisine and profiled a Victoria-based chef who was born in Ghana. To read the story and find a spicy shrimp, sausage and rice recipe, click here timescolonist.com.

Crostini and spreads

My April 8, Victoria Times Colonist column article availble online offers recipe for a trendy appetizer - toasts spread with something savoury. Have some friends over to enjoy them with wine and life will be good. To read the story click 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 raspberry iced tea; satay chicken wraps; shrimp mango and coconut lettuce wraps; and grilled strip loin steak with stroganoff sauce. 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