Travelling Chef Bari

Hey There Travellers! Most people enjoy travelling to a vacation spot, be it camping, local or International. Whatever is your oasis, it’s a great way to recharge, before getting back into the grind. As a chef, my profession requires time out, in order to deal with the long hours in the hospitality industry. Our first…

Medals and Accomplishments – Chef Bari

CHEF BARI PERSONAL RESUME —- Thank you for stopping by and your interest in Chef Bari. I’m retired from the hospitality field, however I had a full filled career as an certified Red Seal Executive to Personal Chef working at the finest Resort Hotels and Private Clubs across Alberta and British Columbia for 20 years….

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…

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…

KEG SIZE SUPER APPLE CRISP – Family Approved

The best and quickest way to use up apples that have been sitting in your fridge for over a month, is to make a Apple Crisp – a nice sweet treat for your whole family.So, without further ado – Here’s my recipe, Keg Size Super Apple Crisp by Chef BariKEG SIZE SUPER APPLE CRISP Ingredients:…

Mirror Glace for Cake/Pastry

Preparing your cake or pastry for the Classic Mirror Glacé is more about the technique then the recipe. However, start with my classic Easy Pezzy Chocolate Cake Recipe – CLICK HERE NEXT STEP — After the cake is baked and cooled ( best cooled off in freezer) it’s important to cover it with a rich…

Coconut Cream Pie with Graham Crust

Ingredients: Toasting your  Coconut  2 cups of shredded coconut  Spread out on baking sheet with liner Place in 410 degree F oven and bake until toasty light brown. Approximately 3- 5 minutes.  TIP : bring out and mix and place back in.   ( Warning : Be sure to watch it or it will burn)…

How to Cook Turkey

Thanksgiving or Christmas Turkey – How To Cook In short – Cook your Turkey by this calculation:  20 minutes per pound with the understanding you’re NOT cooking a Turkey with stuffing.  The LONG VERSION AND IMPORTANT RULES TO FOLLOW:  If you’re using a cooking temperature gauge, the turkey is done when the thigh meat reaches an internal temperature…

Meatballs

Porcupine Meatballs shouts out Comfort Food and it’s prefect during the cold Canadian winters we experience each and every year.  I know what you’re thinking 🤔 Is this ground meat from an actual porcupine?  Answer is : NO  I’m not sure where the term originally came from, but it’s definitely NOT porcupine meat.  Got its…