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GLOBAL TV - COOKING 101: OILS

2019 Feb 24th

GLOBAL TV  - COOKING 101: OILS
COOKING 101 - OILS It is important that you understand which oils are the right one for the job. Understanding “smoke point” or when the oil will reach its burning point is essential. Once an oil is too hot or has gone beyond the smoke point it breaks down. Here are the basic everyday heat levels we work with: - Pan frying/ sauté on your stove top 120C (248F) - Deep Frying 180 C (356 F) - Baking Oven 180 C (355 F) There are vast choices of oils for cooking, extra virgin
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GLOBAL TV - COOKING 101 - PASTA & NOODLES

2019 Feb 3rd

GLOBAL TV - COOKING 101 - PASTA & NOODLES
COOKING 101 - PASTA & NOODLESDid you know there’s a difference between pasta and noodles?To the untrained eye and taste buds, noodles and pasta may seem interchangeable, however, there are several differences besides the origin of these two popular food items. To help broaden your culinary knowledge, watch the following video.
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GLOBAL TV - COOKING 101: MUSTARDS

2019 Jan 6th

GLOBAL TV - COOKING 101: MUSTARDS
COOKING 101: MUSTARDS - The Different Kinds - Dijon: Perfect for basic dressings, putting some pizzaz in meatloaf, meatballs and a great rub for chicken. - Grainy Dijon: Marries well with charcuterie boards, ham, salami, cured meats are a good match for this. - Ball Park or “French’s” mustard: There really can be only one mustard for a hot dog and this American classic is the choice. - Infused Mustards: Dijon blended with herbs, such as dill, tarragon, peppercorns etc.
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CAREN'S RESTAURANT REVIEW - CIOPPINO'S MEDITERRANEAN GRILL

2018 Sep 21st

Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill - 1133 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5P6My restaurant today is a departure from what we have been covering all summer. My good friend Pino the executive chef and proprietary king of Cioppino’s in Yaletown is our pick.Pino has created a little bit of Italy in his beautifully appointed room on Hamilton Street. The winner of Gold Medal Plates, Van Mags Chef of the Year, and restaurant of the year are just a few of the many awards bestowed upon this dedicated chef.Ou
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CAREN'S RESTAURANT REVIEW - VIJ'S RANGOLI

2018 Sep 14th

VIJ's RANGOLI - 1480 W 11th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6H 1L1Located at 11th and Granville in Vancouver, it occupies the original Vij’s space. They have moved to a larger space on Cambie and Rangoli has taken up this more casual and late night dining. I always enjoy sharing plates to get the real feel of the food. We started with the pakora’s and Mogo fries then worked our way through the menu. The obvious and most ordered item is the Lamb Popsicles, they never disappoint, as they lay smothered in a d
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