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Chef's Special: September 2012 Archives

Chef's Special - Chanterelle Country Inn

Posted by Stan Kennedy

The next instalment of Chef's Special, where we take you into the kitchen of some of Cape Breton's top-notch chefs. Nicole MacLennan gets cooking with Chef Bryan Picard from the Chanterelle Country Inn. (runs 5:32)

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Here is the recipe for the beet hummus:

-1 1/2 cups cooked beets, drained
-1/2 cup walnuts
-1 slice stale bread (~20g)
-1 tablespoon cumin seeds, toasted
-1-2 garlic cloves, chopped
-juice of 1 lemon
-1 tablespoon tahini (optional)
-sunflower oil, salt and ground black pepper

Put all of the ingredients in a food processor and whizz until smooth.

Add oil if it's too dry, add more stale bread if it's too loose. Season with salt and pepper.

Enjoy!

Chef's Special - Black Spoon Bistro

Posted by Stan Kennedy

Every Monday this fall, our resident foodie Nicole MacLennan will bring you into the kitchen of a top-notch Cape Breton Chef... to get a taste of how they do what they do.  We kick it off with Mike Black, the Chef at the Black Spoon Bistro in North Sydney. (runs 8:07)

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