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Turning Tomatoes into Sauce…

Turning Tomatoes into Sauce Getting Saucey with Village Farms from Village Farms on Vimeo. Sauces. Maybe one of the hardest things to master in the kitchen, and probably one of my favorite things to make. Making sauces with these tomatoes is fantastically easy,...

Cooking for a Cocktail Party

When I have a cocktail party coming up, whether I’ve know about it ages in advance or it's a last minute affair, my first go-to is always a tomato bruschetta bar. I love getting the chance to serve all the different varieties of tomatoes on their own and let people...

Getting kids into the kitchen…

I firmly believe there's no better way to get your kids to eat well than to get them into the kitchen with you and make it fun- and it may not be hard to get your kids to eat but it can be hard to get them to eat healthy, so you need to make food fun!! It's all too...

Village Farms- helping the healthier me

Here come the first glimpses of good weather and we're eating more salads and thinking about how soon we'll be on a beach, so it's time to start being healthier, and quick, lol. This time of year, like most other people, I find myself re-assessing my diet, and...

Vana Life Foods

I'm very proud to say my first big volume R&D project as Chefdbrown Ltd. is soon to be on shelves!! meet Vana Life Foods... Vana Life came about when a fellow came to me with the desire to illustrate how a vegan diet could be healthy and hearty. He was the model,...

Village Farms Exclusives

One of the best things about being the corporate chef of  Village Farms Greenhouse Grown is that I get to taste  an amazing array of tomatoes all year long that are exclusive to them alone.  It has been an amazing process for me to discover what each variety has to...

Urban Cultivators at home and in the garden…

I started using an Urban Cultivator back in the kitchens in the hotel, because it was amazing to serve someone a dish where they'd been able to watch you hand-clip their greens seconds before they'd hit the plate. If you're not already familiar with them, you should...

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