Tag Archives: GeorgeBrownCollege

No Good Seed Goes Unpunished

For this blog assignment I decided to visit the St. Lawrence Farmers Market North side. For months my friends and I have tried planning a visit to a farmers market but it never works out, mainly because everyone would rather sleep in. But alas I made it and couldn’t have been happier about the experience. […]

Faux-so Buco

For this blog post I had to visit a butcher shop and find a cut of meat I’m not familiar with. I decided to visit Sanagan’s Meat Locker at 176 Baldwin St. in the Kensington area. Upon arrival my eyes immediately went to beef shanks. The shank of an animal is the area just below […]

Butternut Squash Me

  When I read this assignment I was excited because I love soups. They are my comfort food especially now that it’s getting cold. I first made butternut squash soup about 3 years ago after watching an episode of Jamie Oliver. Over the years I’ve stayed true to the recipe with the exception of a […]

Creamy Polenta with Chorizo & Mushroom

Serving 4 Mushroom-Chorizo  1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 onion 1 chorizo, thinly sliced 1-cup pasta sauce (I used homemade) 1/3-cup water 1 tsp. vegetable oil   Add 1 tsp. oil to skillet over medium-high heat. Add chorizo and cook for 5 minutes or until starts to brown.   Reduce heat to medium-low and add onions. […]

Pickled Peppers

  Scotch bonnet peppers (also known as Caribbean peppers) is a variety of chili peppers found mainly in the Caribbean islands. One of my favourite dish is Jamaican style escovitch fish. Escovitch is a term used for fried meat (usually fish) that is doused with a mixture of pickled peppers, onions, and carrots. Growing up my mother […]

Fruit Hunter: Fig Edition

For the purpose of this blog entry I chose to visit the St Lawrence Market at 92 Front St in Downtown Toronto. I decided to go to this particular market because it’s the closest market to me. The fruit I chose for this assignment is Figs (Ficus Carica). I’ve passed them in supermarkets and seen […]