Posts Tagged ‘food and wine’

Gail Simmons Brings it Home

 

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Hot off the press and into your kitchen comes this great offering from our favourite Canadian Top Chef judge. Bringing it Home is the new cookbook by Gail Simmons, who knows a thing or two about food; a judge since 2006 on television’s top-rated Top Chef, Gail brings us this spirited collection of her “favourite recipes from a lifetime of adventurous eating.” Continue »



Wild Boar Recipes

they won’t win any beauty pageants but they sure cook up nice

As you know from the video we posted yesterday of my interview with Perth farmers, wild boar are actually wild critters. The farmers who raise them put up fences but they don’t actively farm them. The boars are left to their own devices pretty much all their lives and can forage and dig for as many roots, nuts and berries as they please. Thus the meat of the animal is markedly tastier than regular pork and can be prepared in the same ways you do cuts of pork. Here are a few great recipes I like to use when cooking with wild boar meat. Continue »