Surrey Restaurant Week is May 24 to June 2 (10 days) and is presented by BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association (BCRFA) and Tourism Surrey. Restaurants are offering 3 course set menus at $20, $30 and $40. Enter to win $100 to dine out in Surrey from Follow Me Foodie!
I got to drive the boat, have spot prawn sashimi for breakfast, kiss a live octopus, and then eat one cooked 5 ways for lunch… next to the 24 lbs of spot prawns we caught that morning. And between the docking of the boat and lunch I got to see a mother goose hatch her eggs! Last Saturday was hard to beat.
“Fennel cooked sous vide epitomizes the advantages of using this technique for vegetables. Placed in the bag with some tarragon and Pernod, it absorbs flavor without giving up any of its own to the cooking medium – as would happen if it were braised. – Thomas Keller.
Never in my life did I think I would be writing that sentence or speaking about The Art of Food Writing. I’m very honoured to be invited to join the talented panel of food writers, bloggers and journalists at The 14th Annual North Shore Writers Festival. See festival details here.
Crave the Heights is Tuesday, April 23 to Thursday, April 25 (that’s only 3 days) so pick your restaurants and make reservations. With very affordable 3 course set menus at $15, $20 and $25, restaurants are bound to book up. Enter to win $50 to dine out in the historic Burnaby Heights!
Unless you have a close connection in Italy I’m not sure how you’ll find this experience anywhere else. Sure there are other food related food tours and the entire Italy is a gastronomical experience, but this is an intense 7-10 days of culinary extravagance. Eat with the locals, cook with the locals and most importantly learn.
The search is on for the perfect noodle dish: prizes and fame await! Win 2 round trip tickets to Hong Kong and have your noodle dish featured on their in-flight menus! See here for details! Here is my 5 Spice Maple Roasted Squash & Edamame with Warm Soba Noodles in Miso-Sesame Soy Sauce recipe.