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Recipe: Scotch Eggs

Okay, I know, technically it’s not a Scottish dish–it’s claimed to have been invented by the British department store Fortnum & Mason in 1738. I loved these as a kid, and they’re my constant companion whenever I visit the homeland. Although they’ve never gained a following in North America, Winnipeg’s Toad in the Hole Pub […]

How to Deep-Fry a Mars Bar

A Scottish delicacy, you’ll find battered Mars bars in chippies all over the country. Oozing melted chocolate, nougat and caramel hides beneath a crispy casing of batter. They’re surprisingly delicious and unfortunately available in Winnipeg only at The Brit Cafe. Here’s how to make them at home. INGREDIENTS 1 unwrapped Mars bar, chilled 1 pair, […]

The Village Fish Panko Breaded Pickerel

This recipe is Savour Winnipeg’s Tribute to the now defunct Village Fish and their delicious Panko Breaded Pickerel INGREDIENTS 1-2 cups canola oil (depending on pan size & depth) 1 cup flour tablespoon fresh ground black pepper tablespoon kosher salt 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup Panko bread crumbs (available at Sobey’s or Safeway) 2-3 pounds […]

Rice Paper Rolls with Sweet Soy

Chef Terry Geretta of Mise Bistro shared this recipe at the MLCC chef series course I attended. It’s an easy to make and crowd pleasing appy I’ve served to many friends over the years: Ingredients Rice Paper Wrappers Chow Mein noodles (prepared) Fine julienned carrot Fine julienned red bell pepper Fine julienned green bell pepper […]