Pan-seared Chilean Sea Bass with Saffron Sauce

– courtesy of Salvatore's of Oakville Pan-seared Chilean Sea Bass with Saffron SauceServes 22 9oz Chilean sea bass fillets 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter 1 shallot, finely chopped 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) white wine 1 pinch (about 1⁄2 tsp) Italian saffron 2 tbsp (30 mL) 35% cream1 tsp (5 mL) …

Osso Bucco

-courtesy of Piazza Bistro, Oakville Osso BuccoServes 4 4 veal shanks 1 tbsp kosher salt and pepper½ cup flour ½ cup oil, for searing1 onion, roughly chopped1 carrot, chopped½ fennel bulb, chopped 3 celery sticks, chopped4 Roma tomatoes 4 cloves garlic 4 springs fresh thyme2 springs fresh rosemary2 bay leaves2 …

Roasted Tomato & Brie Tart

– recipe courtesy of Maluca Roasted Tomato & Brie Tart For the tart dough185 grams flour 100 grams unsalted butter 1 egg 2 tbsp cold water For the tart filling2 pounds Roma tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise 600 grams Brie cheese 5 eggs 200 mL heavy creamolive oil salt and …

Shrimp with Sambuca Sauce

– recipe courtesy of Piatto, Mississauga Shrimp with Sambuca Sauce 1 lb large shrimp, peeled1 lb oyster mushrooms2 cloves garlic, minced2 tsp (10 mL) Sambuca1 cup ( 250 mL) 35% creampinch saltfresh parsley2 oz (60 mL) extra virgin olive oil Sauté shrimps for about one minute. Add garlic and oyster …

Grilled Goat Cheese, Asparagus & Prosciutto Sandwiches

– recipe courtesy of Whole Foods Market Grilled Goat Cheese, Asparagus & Prosciutto Sandwiches 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and halved crosswise 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp fine sea salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup prepared basil pesto 16 slices Health Starts Here® Whole Grain Bread …

Strawberry Salad

Strawberry Salad -courtesy Farmers' Table at Southbrook Chef Shawn Murphy says, “Get the strawberries the day you want to make the salad from your local farmer and do not place them in the fridge. Just like tomatoes, they are best left out and eaten at their peak. Double the amount …

Sparkling Strawberry Punch

– courtesy Foodland Ontario Sparkling Strawberry Punch 4 cups sliced Ontario Strawberries½ cup granulated sugar6 cups apple juice1 bottle Ontario White Wine, such as Pinot Grigio or Dry Riesling½ cup fresh lime or lemon juice3 cups chilled soda waterIce cubesOntario mint leaves (optional)PURà‰E 3 cups of the strawberries and sugar …

Heritage Apple Punch

– recipe courtesy of Tipicular Fixin's Heritage Apple Punch 8 small apples2 cups (500 mL) water6+1 cups (1.5 L + 250 mL) organic heritage apple cider1/2 cup (125 mL) Ontario Honey4 sticks of cinnamon6 cloves1 star aniseZest of 1 lemon, in wide strips2 cups ( 500 mL) Tag Vodka2 cups …

Blueberry Pomegranate Vojito

6 fresh blueberries2 wedges of lime8 to 10 fresh mint leaves2 tsp (10 mL) sugar2 oz blueberry vodkaPOM pomegranate juiceIceFresh pomegranate seeds, for garnish In a cocktail shaker muddle blueberries, mint, sugar, and lime together. Top shaker with ice and blueberry vodka, shake vigorously. Fill a high ball glass with …

Pear and Almond Tart

Recipe courtesy of Whole Foods Market Pear and Almond TartFrangipane, an almond-flavored pastry cream, is matched with pears in this classic French tart.Pastry1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for    rolling out dough2 tbsp sugar1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt3 tbsp cold butter, cut into small pieces2 eggs, lightly …