Dinner for three…

There is no doubt in my mind that my two-year-old son is not the only child in the world that hates eating veggies. As his mommy I have the lovely job of making sure he eats healthily. Although I hardly have time to plate up veggies to look like a ship or an animal, I…

Dee and the Dumpling

So, if you have dined at my house or any of the events I have catered for you would know by now that dumpling is one of my signature dishes. Most cooks have that one dish they swear by. That one dish they have probably made more times than they can actually remember. That one…

When Entertaining…

As a caterer it goes without saying that I love cooking for people. I love serving up what I call heart on a plate. Am no Chef Benny or Siba, but I sure know how to whip up a meal that remains in people’s minds long after they’ve eaten.     The so-called seven colours…

One-pot Wonders

Not sure about anybody else out there, but preparing supper just before grocery shopping can be a pain. This is usually some days before payday where fresh supplies in the pantry have either run out or almost wilted. One could easily grab some pizza or fried chicken on the way home, yes. But I prefer…

Meal planning

I love planning and managing events. I successfully planned a few weddings in the last five years including my own. I am no different when it comes to food. I plan every meal that comes out of my kitchen. By Monday morning I already know what will be for supper on Thursday. It’s a habit I…

How I made chicken work

Personally, when I think chicken [breasts] two dishes come to mind; butter chicken and sweet/sour chicken strips.