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Can I Still Cook Like a Top Chef: Blueberry Pie

Can I Still Cook Like a Top Chef: Blueberry Pie

Another stellar guest this week, with Marc Thuet and his wife, Bianca Zorich of Thuet Fine Foods (Conviction, Petite Thuet) judging the quick fire challenge, which fittingly saw the remaining judges making a savoury and sweet pie. Carl got back in the compeition this week with his blueberry and peach pie and his duck fat … Continue reading

Can I Still Cook Like a Top Chef? Pasta Dough

Can I Still Cook Like a Top Chef? Pasta Dough

Another week, another pasta dish. I had to post this recipe for fresh pasta, after Xavier made his pasta dough without Tipo “00” flour. The importance of using this Italian flour is paramount for the outcome of the dish. Tipo “00” flour is finer than all-purpose and offers a softer less elastic-like dough. Being an … Continue reading

Can I Still Cook Like a Top Chef: Lasagna

Can I Still Cook Like a Top Chef: Lasagna

This week’s episode of Top Chef Canada was all about soul food. Cooking with love almost always makes the dish taste better. Winner of Top Chef Masters Marcus Samuelsson was the guest judge, which is pretty high profile for a Canadian show. Also season one winner, Dale, showed up with his adorable son, Ayden for … Continue reading

Can I Still Cook Like a Top Chef: Gazpacho

Can I Still Cook Like a Top Chef: Gazpacho

First, I apologize for the late posting, I was under the weather yesterday and was in no mood for cooking. Everything I know about gazpacho comes from Lisa Simpson, so a little research was in order. It originates from the Andalusia region in Southern Spain, during the Middle Ages, when Spain was part of the … Continue reading