Asian Style Spicy Coleslaw With Steak

Ah, the parade of the leftovers. Today it is leftover cabbage, from the awesome meal hubby made last week. What to do, what to do… Asian Style Spicy Coleslaw with Steak Adapted from originally from Food and Wine magazine via kalynskitchen. This recipe makes 10 servings, but can be easily cut in half. Dressing: 1/4 … Continue reading

Mucho Burrito

I don’t often review chains. This would be a first on this blog. I was craving a Mexican food experience like the one I had in Hawaii, at Maui Tacos. I love fresh food with toppings that you can put on yourself.   So my friends and I paid a visit to the one in the … Continue reading

The Bison

If there is one restaurant in Banff that I will come back to, time and time again; it’s The Bison. Well crafted, rustic and hearty food. Suitable for an après-ski dinner. I was in the mood for some hot soup. The oxtail was fall-off-the-bone and flavorful. The crispy bacon hit the spot. The broth tasted … Continue reading

Green Bean Heaven

Sometimes you buy a large bag, of say green beans because they were on sale? What to do? Green Bean and Grape Tomato Salad Recipe courtesy of The Vegan Chronicle. Orange Sweet and Sour Stir Fry 1 lb green beans, trimmed and cut in half 1 large orange, cut into supremes 1 small onion 1 … Continue reading

Curry Ramen Noodle Soup

I finally have enough ingredients to make a recent favorite of mine, curry ramen noodle soup. I made some Chinese style char siu and medium boiled egg.  I also made some pork broth. Originally I wanted to make tonkotsu broth, but I didn’t have the patience to clean the pork bones and boil the broth … Continue reading

Vina Pizza and Steakhouse

On this cold Saturday night we didn’t want to venture far for dinner. We went to an old standby, Dairy Lane, but the wait was 2o minutes. Not wanting to wait, we decided to try Vina’s next door. Vina’s is a family run neighborhood restaurant. It was busy, but we were seated quickly. The menu … Continue reading

Homemade Ramen Noodles

I’ve always loved ramen noodles. This was born from my days in elementary school when I would run home for lunch to have Mom serve me gong jai mein, the Doll brand of instant noodles. My tastes are now more refined and I prefer non instant forms of ramen. I had the urge to make … Continue reading