Christmas Season/ Baking Cookies/ Gifts

Christmas season is my favourite time of the year. It’s a time of celebration, and what better way to celebrate with homemade Christmas cookies, such as sugar cookies, and Ginger cookies for one. Another way to enjoy Christmas is by purchasing my themed cookbook “ Canadian Recipes of the Great White North” ; It’s a…

Christmas Gingerbread House Dough

I am so excited Christmas 2022 is just around the corner. Its always been my favourite time of the year. This year I’m going to attempt to make and build a Cathedral style Gingerbread House from scratch. It will be in four separate phases, starting with making the Christmas Gingerbread House Dough – Construction strength….

How to : Individual Beef Tenderloin

Beef Wellington is indeed an impressive gourmet selection for New Years Eve / or Day. It’s also a great way to impress your loved one during Valentines Day too. In fact, any big celebration is for sure a MUST to IMPRESS. With NEW YEARS EVE heading into 2022 – what better way to enjoy your…

Coconut Cream Hazelnut Truffles

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of unsweetened coconut 1/2 cup ( dry cup) of white chocolate chips 1/4 cup of coconut milk 3 teaspoons of sugar 1/2 cup of hazelnuts 1/2 cup of ground unsweetened coconut for rolling truffles 1 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup of 33 % Whipping Cream ( liquid) Just so…

Christmas Ginger Sparklers

Chewy Ginger Sparklers are my kind of cookies compare to Ginger Snaps. Get your kids involved in making this delicious treat. My kids would roll them by hand for me.  Ingredients: • 3/4 cup Butter, (You can use margarine if you like) • 1 cup White sugar • 1 Egg • 1/4 cup Molasses Dry…

The Story Behind Canadian Recipes of the Great White North

Creating Canadian Recipes of the Great White North, its been asked many times,” What was your inspiration?” There really isn’t any quick answer. Maybe you’ll stick around to hear the answer to this burning question. You know me as a chef, but I’m so much more then my profession dictates in the real world. When…

Christmas Season 2021

Hey All Foodie Lovers — Chef Bari here. Thought to mention a few things before the Christmas Season rush. First and foremost I would like to express my gratitude to all the Healthcare Workers who have worked so hard during these strange times, providing care to the sick. As well, shout out and thank you…