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How to cook spot prawns

Spot prawn season is short in BC, only 4-6 short weeks starting in May so you better make the best of your precious catch.  Here are 3 great cooking methods that preserve the sweet, delicate meat of the prawn, the key is to not overcook them.  I would suggest trying one prawn by itself so…

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May 30, 2021

5 Amazing things to do with Bacon & Onions

If you love bacon, like I love bacon, let’s play with it:)  The Sid and Nancy of ingredients, mos def, bacon and onions cannot live without each other.  And I can’t live without them; here are some ideas from the Swallow Tail kitchen… #1  Pork Belly is Bacon.  Therefore, the biggest chunk of heaven you…

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June 13, 2012

BC Spot Prawns – BBQ dem beasties!

  The BC Spot Prawns craze has started!  The little beasties are in season May to early June in Vancouver.  I went down to Fisherman’s Wharf  to pick some up during the prawn festival and was terrified by the line up.  Luckily, you can pick some up on the dock’s yourself between noon and 1pm…

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May 15, 2012

French Quarter Beignets Recipe w/ Kaffir Lime Leaf

A beignets recipe for the history books! I remember these from years ago, sitting in an outdoor cafe in New Ordeans where powdered sugar covered the floor of the cafe an inch thick. People eat these for breakfast, lunch or after dinner with strong coffee. It’s basically a bread dough, not too sweet. I’ve put…

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May 9, 2012