Sockeye salmon recipes

Victoria Times Colonist | August, 2014 | Food column

Good day everyone! With sockeye salmon runs reaching epic proportions this year, I thought this would be a good time to write a story that offered tips on cooking this fish. It was published today, it includes three fine recipes, and you can read it here

Happy cooking!



Oils, ratatouille and peanuts

I published three new food articles on August 13, 17 and 20.. One offers usage tips and information about canola oil, grapeseed oil, olive oil, and avocado oil. To see that story, click here The second column looks at the history of the southern French vegetable dish ratatouille and offers a great recipe for it. To see that story, click here The last story is all about peanuts and offers a lovely summer salad that incorporates them. To see that story, click here 


Ribs and Sides

My July 30 Victoria Times Colonist newspaper column offered a long weekend feast that include recipes for succulent pork back ribs and side dishes to serve with them. If that sounds appealing, you can read the story by clicking here


Go for Gazpacho

My July 23 newspaper column was on that cool and tangy Spanish-style soup gazpacho. To learn about the history of this soup and to find recipes for red and white versions of it, click here


Cool Seafood

In my July16 newspaper column I featured cool and tasty recipes using seafood that would be perfect to serve on hot summer day. The recipes include a Mexican-style shrimp cocktail, a cool mussel appetizer topped with crab, and a salmon main-course dish paired with a creamy potato salad. To read that story click here


Thrifty Foods Recipes

I create recipes for Thrifty Foods; a fine-quality British Columbia-based supermarket chain. On the menu this week are Spanish tapas-style recipes and  include fig and olive tapenade; spice roasted almonds; peel and Spanish-style prawns; and chili roasted potatoes with lime cilantro mayo. To view those recipes click here