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Girona, Spain – El Celler de Can Roca (World’s Best Restaurant) – Chef’s Tasting Menu – Act 3/6

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The savoury dishes had sweet components and efforts from Jordi and the wine pairings were never forgotten. The responsibilities were equally shared amongst the three brothers, and while each department could excel on its own, none could reach the full potential without the other.

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Girona, Spain – El Celler de Can Roca (World’s Best Restaurant) – Chef’s Tasting Menu – Act 2/6

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The entrance wasn’t particularly grand and it wasn’t in a castle on a hilltop, but the hairs on my arms were already standing. My nose was captivated by the scent of Jasmine flowers which draped the walls of the restaurant like curtains from a fairytale, and this set the tone for the rest of the evening.

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Girona, Spain – El Celler de Can Roca (World’s Best Restaurant) – Chef’s Tasting Menu – Act 1/6

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A dream within a dream; and the real experience was even better than imagined. Dining at El Celler de Can Roca was one of the most rewarding experiences. Life changing might sound dramatic, but it was emotionally and mindfully impactful.

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FOLLOW ME FOODIE: An egg hunt for Easter – Must try egg dishes in Vancouver

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It’s no secret that I have a soft spot for eggs. The yolk is a natural and effortless sauce and it’s so much more than breakfast food. So while the kids are looking for eggs, I’m going to send you on your own Easter egg hunt. Here are just a few of my favourite egg dishes in Vancouver.

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Follow Me Foodie to New York: Restaurants, bars, food & drinks worth flying for!

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This list will continue to grow for sure. It’s New York, arguably “the best” food city in North America. I really dislike “best of” lists and I think “the best food city” is dependent on what kind of food you want, but generally many would agree that New York has it all – and they do.

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VIDEO: What’s the difference between a wiener and a sausage? (Great Canadian Sausage Competition Results)

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Mijune of Follow Me Foodie goes to The Great Canadian Sausage Making Competition at the Fraser Valley Food Show to ask: What’s the difference between a wiener and a sausage?

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Sous Vide Octopus, Chorizo, Fingerling Potatoes, Green Almonds & Salsa Verde Recipe

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“The sous vide technique is perfect for octopus. It not only allows us to infuse the flesh with other flavours, it also cooks it so gently that it becomes very tender. And the flavors – the fish, the spicy chorizo sausage, the salsa verde, lemons, and capers – close your eyes and you’re on the coast of the Mediterranean.” – quote from Under Pressure by Thomas Keller

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