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  • braised short rib d is for dinner august 2 2017

    RECIPE A taste of summer with beer braised short ribs

    by CBC's All In A Day

    Since Ottawa has seen a lot of rain, why not take your summer feast inside and try your hand at braised short ribs instead of flipping burgers on the grill.

    Posted: Aug 02, 2017 3:30 PM ET
  • D is for Dinner: Beef tartare with vegetables, cashew puree & ginger vinaigrette

    Wednesday April 05, 2017

    Audio D is for Dinner: Beef tartare with vegetables, cashew puree & ginger vinaigrette

    Sur-Lie's chef Nick Berolo serves up his recipe for beef tartare, grilled romaine heart, cashew puree, pickled carrot and ginger vinaigrette."

    Listen 6:57
  • Latkes D is For Dinner

    RECIPE Hearty potato latkes for the holidays

    by CBC Radio's All in a Day

    Latkes are flat pancakes, usually made out of potato, eaten during the eight-day celebration of Hanukkah. Rabbi Menachem Blum stopped in to CBC Radio's All In A Day to show how to make traditional potato latkes.

    Posted: Dec 21, 2016 4:03 PM ET
  • Hamburger soup

    RECIPE Métis hamburger soup on D is for Dinner

    by Susan Burgess

    Algonquin College's Mamidosewin Centre hosts monthly meals for the school's growing Indigenous population as a way of connecting with students far from their communities. Here we offer a recipe that for some, feels like home.

    Posted: Nov 13, 2016 5:00 AM ET audio
  • D is for Dinner: Korean fried chicken

    Wednesday October 26, 2016

    Audio D is for Dinner: Korean fried chicken

    Catherine Hou from The Fry introduces Alan Neal to Korean fried chicken.

    Listen 9:07
  • Sorrel Soup 1

    RECIPE D is for Dinner: add the tart, lemony taste of sorrel to a fall soup or beet cake

    In this D is for Dinner challenge, two chefs stir sorrel into a sumptuous fall soup and beet cake to show the sweet benefits of this simple herb.

    Posted: Oct 19, 2016 3:45 PM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 20, 2016 3:06 PM ET
  • D is for Dinner: bloody dock a.k.a. sorel

    Wednesday October 19, 2016

    Audio D is for Dinner: bloody dock a.k.a. sorel

    Our chef's challenge this month stars bloody dock a.k.a. sorel. Find out what Briana Kim from Café My House and the Oat And Mill's Candace Tierney came up with.

    Listen 9:58
  • Sake D is for Dinner tasting

    Recipe D is for Dinner: these recipes for kushiyaki, karaage and salmon rolls pair well with sake

    To celebrate a special sake tasting event being held Wednesday night, the executive chef at steak & sushi restaurant is sharing recipes for chicken karaage, beef kushiyaki and salmon rolls.

    Posted: Oct 12, 2016 3:15 PM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 12, 2016 4:07 PM ET
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  • Chickpeas salad Omer Abdallah

    RECIPE Chickpea salad with kale and beets on D is For Dinner

    Chickpeas, a new vegan restaurant at Ottawa's Trainyards, soaks 30,000 dry beans every night to fulfil the next day's demands for hummus and falafel. Chef Omer Abdallah shared a recipe with CBC News as part of All In A Day's weekly food segment, D is For Dinner.

    Posted: Oct 05, 2016 3:56 PM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016 2:22 PM ET
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  • Clover Food and Drink carrot salad

    Recipe D is for Dinner: Finding culinary inspiration in the beauty of food

    Artist Jennifer Barnaby has a way of instantly elevating the everyday foods she captures on film to art. Catch D is for Dinner at 3:40 Wednesday for Clover Food and Drink's Unnamed Carrot Salad recipe, inspired by Barnaby's Food Portraits exhibit.

    Posted: Sep 21, 2016 3:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016 2:31 PM ET
  • Pasta all'Amatriciana

    D is for Dinner: Pasta all'Amatriciana

    On Sunday — from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — members of Ottawa's Italian community are hosting a fundraising brunch for the earthquake-stricken town of Amatrice. Chef Franco Balzano will be in the kitchen of St. Anthony's Soccer Club, pumping out the popular regional dish, pasta all'Amatriciana.

    Posted: Sep 14, 2016 4:26 PM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016 2:23 PM ET
  • Mushrooms on Toast

    D is for Dinner: Mushrooms on toast

    First came the bold but oddly beautiful El Camino. Then came the utilitarian yet sporty Datsun. Now, there's the beefy but luxurious Riviera. If you're following the gastronomical offerings of dining duo Jordan Holley and Matt Carmichael, you'll know we're talking about Ottawa restaurants, not used cars.

    Posted: Sep 07, 2016 6:06 PM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016 2:32 PM ET
  • Summer berry and nectarine galette

    D is for Dinner goes gluten free with a hit of caffeine

    by Mario Carlucci

    After supplying Ministry of Coffee with desserts, pastry chef Sarah Farmer has joined the two-location coffee house as co-owner and pastry maven.

    Posted: Aug 31, 2016 3:16 PM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016 2:33 PM ET
  • D is for Dinner Tragically Hip challenge

    Recipe Chef challenge: Tragically Hip-inspired shrimp and coconut masala tacos, coconut cream pie

    by CBC Radio's All In a Day

    When it came time to choose a challenge for chefs on this month's D is for Dinner challenge, All in a Day listeners wanted something to do with The Tragically Hip.

    Posted: Aug 17, 2016 3:00 PM ET
  • Salmon tartine with caper aioli and fennel salad D is for Dinner

    Recipe Make your own sous-vide salmon tartines with caper aioli and fennel salad

    by CBC Radio's All in a Day

    These salmon open-faced sandwiches are perfect for summer eating.

    Posted: Aug 03, 2016 2:32 PM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 06, 2016 10:09 AM ET
  • Muffaletta sandwich recipe Thyme & Again July 2016

    RECIPE Homemade muffaletta sandwich with arugula pesto a good choice for the cottage

    This muffaletta sandwich recipe from Ottawa's Thyme & Again is a good choice to make at the cottage this summer.

    Posted: Jul 06, 2016 3:10 PM ET
  • Grilled romaine Chef Anna Cote D is for Dinner lettuce challenge recipe

    RECIPE CBC reporter declares lettuce pointless, 2 chefs respond with romaine-based recipes

    Two Ottawa chefs have dreamt up some creative recipes for lettuce in an effort to please a CBC business reporter who admits she's no fan of the leafy green.

    Posted: Jun 15, 2016 3:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016 6:33 AM ET
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  • D is for Dinner: leche flan

    Friday May 06, 2016

    Audio D is for Dinner: leche flan

    For one Ottawa restaurateur, working alongside her two daughters makes every day feel like Mother's Day. Mom Liza Sare and her eldest daughter Jessica share their family recipe for leche flan, a Filipino version of crème caramel.

    Listen 8:46
  • Chickpea and pancetta soup Judy Dempsey recipe D is for Dinner Goodness

    Chickpea and pancetta soup recipe on D is for Dinner

    To celebrate the release of Goodness: Recipes & Stories, the community chef at The Table Community Food Centre in Perth, Ont., is sharing her simple recipe for chickpea and pancetta soup.

    Posted: Dec 30, 2015 2:45 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jan 04, 2016 11:07 AM ET
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  • D is for Dinner: Sausage and wheat berry tabbouleh

    Wednesday September 16, 2015

    Audio D is for Dinner: Sausage and wheat berry tabbouleh

    The owner and the chef of the newly opened Clarkstown Kitchen and Bar share a recipe for sausage and wheat berry tabbouleh. This week on CBC Radio's All in a Day, Cloutier shares his reci

    Listen 8:06
  • D is for Dinner: Buttermilk jerk grilled quail

    Wednesday August 19, 2015

    Audio D is for Dinner: Buttermilk jerk grilled quail

    After completely gutting their restaurant, the owners Segue are back with with a new name and new space. Chef Rich Wilson of The Pomeroy House delivered his buttermilk jerk grilled quail to the All in a Day studio.

    Listen 8:40
  • D is for Dinner: Ad Mare's Fish Tacos

    Wednesday August 12, 2015

    Audio D is for Dinner: Ad Mare's Fish Tacos

    On this week's D is for Dinner, the owners of the Ad Mare food truck joined Alan in studio with a summery and spicy fish chipotle taco recipe that you can easily replicate at home.

    Listen 9:54
  • Summer borscht, D is for Dinner Ukrainian Festival

    recipe Sorrel borscht, Ukrainian soup, featured on D is for Dinner

    Ukrainian soup called summer borscht, made with sorrel, is featured this week on D is for Dinner on CBC Radio's All in a Day as the show talks about the first ever Capital Ukrainian Festival.

    Posted: Jul 22, 2015 3:30 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jul 22, 2015 4:05 PM ET
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  • D is for Dinner: doro wet

    Wednesday June 24, 2015

    Audio D is for Dinner: doro wet

    Kiro Nirea makes Ethiopian cuisine at home that gets delivered to the doorsteps of E-celery customers. She teaches Alan Neal how to make doro wet.

    Listen 6:09
  • D is for Dinner - mushroom and cheese pizza

    Wednesday May 20, 2015

    Audio D is for Dinner - mushroom and cheese pizza

    Richard Valente shares a recipe named after his late brother Roberto. The brothers had dreamed of opening a pizzaria in Little Italy, but Roberto passed away earlier this year. Now the restaurant and a pizza are named in Roberto's honour.

    Listen 9:54
  • Arancini Claudio Santamaria from Bunz and Ballz sicilian food

    recipe Ragu arancini at the Ottawa Farmers' Winter Market

    The Ottawa Farmers' Market has started a weekly winter market on Sundays at Lansdowne and one of the food vendors shares his recipe for arancini on CBC Radio's All in A Day Wednesday.

    Posted: Jan 14, 2015 3:00 PM ET read comments
  • Ivan Gedz Union Local 613 Cranberry Punch

    recipe Christmas Eve Cranberry Cocktail for D is for Dinner

    Cranberry is one of the flavours of the season and it's infused into a festive punch whipped up by Union Local 613 co-owner Ivan Gedz.

    Posted: Dec 24, 2014 4:31 PM ET
    Last Updated: Dec 24, 2014 5:55 PM ET
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  • patrick garland

    recipe D is for Dinner: Tom Kha Gai soup

    Absinthe chef Patrick Garland delves deep into his cupboards for the main ingredient in Tom Kha Gai, a traditional Thai soup.

    Posted: Nov 19, 2014 5:46 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 19, 2014 5:53 PM ET
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  • Pig ears Marysol Foucault recipe food fantasy recipe D is for Dinner Nov 2014

    RECIPE Chef Marysol Foucault shares her pig ears fantasy food

    To help raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank, CBC Radio's All in a Day is asking local chefs to share their fantasy foods. The first guest chef is Marysol Foucault, the owner of Chez Edgar in Gatineau, Que., and she's sharing her recipe for pig ears.

    Posted: Nov 12, 2014 3:00 PM ET
  • Giacomo Panico

    RECIPE Giacomo Panico's bike hibachi pigskin pork tenderloin

    CBC Ottawa's Giacomo Panico, a radio host, avid cyclist and football fan, is sharing his pork tenderloin secrets in advance of this Friday's Ottawa Redblacks home opener at TD Place stadium.

    Posted: Jul 16, 2014 12:57 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jul 16, 2014 5:12 PM ET
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  • D is for Dinner - Beet Dumplings

    Wednesday July 09, 2014

    Audio D is for Dinner - Beet Dumplings

    Beets are always on-hand in the kitchen at Cafe My House. Owner Briana Kim tells All in a Day's Alan Neal how to give the often underappreciated root vegetable a spicy kick.

    Listen 7:44
  • Pain de Campagne (French bread)

    D is for Dinner The 'real' French bread: Le Cordon Bleu's Pain de Campagne

    This week's D is for Dinner on CBC Radio's All in a Day features French bread called Pain de Campagne, which is made into boules.

    Posted: Jun 25, 2014 3:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 25, 2014 4:10 PM ET
  • Japanese-inspired Curry by Chef Caroline Ishii Ottawa D is for Dinner

    RECIPE D is for Dinner: Japanese-inspired curry by Caroline Ishii

    Chef Caroline Ishii, co-creator of Zen Kitchen, is taking part in the Chinatown Remixed arts festival this weekend by creating a curry with 100 ingredients added by 100 people. That's a little labour intensive, so for D is for Dinner she submitted a 10-ingredient curry that takes just 10 steps to make.

    Posted: May 14, 2014 3:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: May 14, 2014 4:22 PM ET
  • Mom's baklava Boulangerie Beirut dessert Gatineau D is for Dinner

    Recipe D is for Dinner: Mom's baklava

    Alex Ibrahim, one of the vendors at the Desserts of the World Festival in Ottawa on Thursday, is sharing his mother's recipe for baklava in honour of Mother's Day.

    Posted: May 07, 2014 3:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: May 07, 2014 4:37 PM ET
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  • D is for Dinner: baklava

    Wednesday May 07, 2014

    Audio D is for Dinner: baklava

    For Mother's Day, All in a Day plans to skip the traditional brunch and dive into dessert. Alex Ibrahim from Boulangerie Beirut shares his mom's baklava recipe with Stu Mills.

    Listen 7:30
  • D is for Dinner - Egg rolls

    Wednesday April 30, 2014

    Audio D is for Dinner - Egg rolls

    Chinese take-out restaurants are duking it out for egg roll supremacy at a charity event in Ottawa this weekend. Dave O'Neill from The Piggy Market (sort of) shares a top secret family recipe.

    Listen 11:21
  • Locro, hearty Argentine stew for ¡Fiesta Latina!

    recipe Locro, an Argentine stew, for first ¡Fiesta Latina! in Ottawa

    The Canadian Film Institute holds its Latin American Film Festival each year, but this year's event will featurse the first ever ¡Fiesta Latina! with Latin dishes. On D is for Dinner, we feature the hearty stew, locro.

    Posted: Mar 26, 2014 3:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 26, 2014 5:19 PM ET
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  • Herbed rice and fish

    recipe Celebrating Persian New Year with herbed rice and fish

    For this week's D is for Dinner, Alan Neal talks to Ensieh Namazikhah of Shaliz Catering about her recipe for herbed rice and fish, a traditional dish to celebrate the Persian New Year.

    Posted: Mar 19, 2014 3:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 19, 2014 4:34 PM ET
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  • D is for Dinner - fish with herbed rice for Persian New Year

    Wednesday March 19, 2014

    Audio D is for Dinner - fish with herbed rice for Persian New Year

    Ensieh Namazikhah of Shaliz catering shares her recipe for Sabzi Polo va Mahi (fish with herbed rice) in honour of Nowruz, which begins on March 20th at 12:57:07 pm.

    Listen 8:30
  • Scotch eggs

    RECIPE Scotch eggs by foodiePrints blogger Don Chow

    Don Chow of Ottawa’s foodiePrints blog will appear on CBC’s Recipe to Riches on Wednesday night, but in preparation he stopped in to cook up a storm for D is for Dinner on CBC Radio’s All in a Day.

    Posted: Mar 12, 2014 3:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 12, 2014 4:26 PM ET
  • D is for Dinner blini salmon sour cream dill

    Recipe D is for Dinner: Russian blini

    The 24th annual Russian Blini Brunch is taking place this Sunday in Kanata, and its organizers are using the opportunity to share their blini recipe.

    Posted: Feb 19, 2014 2:02 PM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 19, 2014 4:39 PM ET
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  • D is for Dinner... Brazilian cheese bread

    Wednesday February 12, 2014

    Audio D is for Dinner... Brazilian cheese bread

    We've brought a taste of Brazil into the studio for D is for Dinner this week. Guil Fernandes grew up in Brazil and now owns Delightful Tastes -- a bakery here in Ottawa. He's sharing a recipe for traditional Brazilian cheese bread.

    Listen 7:57
  • Spicy & zesty baked salmon D is for Dinner recipe Chilly Chiles

    Recipe D is for Dinner: Spicy, zesty baked salmon

    Blair Horvath owns Chilly Chiles in Manotick, which claims to have the largest selection of hot sauces in Canada, and he's sharing a recipe for spicy baked salmon on D is for Dinner this week.

    Posted: Feb 05, 2014 3:00 PM ET
  • Black garlic (Dec. 11, 2013)

    D is for Dinner: Baked bananas with black garlic

    This week on D is for Dinner, Alan Neal speaks with Andrew Craig of Major Craig's, who brought in a dessert topping that features black garlic. It's his food obsession.

    Posted: Dec 11, 2013 3:30 PM ET
    Last Updated: Dec 11, 2013 4:19 PM ET
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  • Sufganiyot (doughnuts)

    D is for Dinner: Sufganiyot or Israeli doughnuts

    This week on D is for Dinner, Alan Neal speaks with Yitzah Kamil, a baker at the Rideau Bakery, who will talk about Sufganiyot, jelly-filled doughnuts made for Hanukkah.

    Posted: Dec 04, 2013 3:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Dec 04, 2013 5:30 PM ET
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  • Sweet bread

    D is for Dinner: Coconut sweet bread

    A celebration of Trinidad and Tobago's popular Parang music is happening this Sunday at city hall and the Ukrainian Banquet Hall, and with that in mind, All in a Day was looking for some tasty treats to accompany the festivities.

    Posted: Nov 20, 2013 3:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 20, 2013 6:28 PM ET
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  • D is for Dinner Moroccan Soup

    D is for Dinner: Moroccan red lentil soup

    With temperatures starting to approach the freezing mark, All in a Day's weekly food segment tries out a soup recipe that is part of a new charity drive.

    Posted: Oct 23, 2013 2:49 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 20, 2013 2:10 PM ET
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  • Sauerkraut Juniper Farm

    D is for Dinner: a recipe for lacto-fermented sauerkraut

    Jen Coorsh, who makes sauerkraut at Juniper Farm in La Pêche, is Alan Neal's guest on the CBC Radio show All in a Day for D is for Dinner, a weekly food segment that airs every Wednesday afternoon.

    Posted: Oct 09, 2013 3:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 20, 2013 2:11 PM ET
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