Recipes


Mahi Mahi with Tropical Salsa

Mahi Mahi with Tropical Salsa

There is something so nice about white fish and a fruit salsa. The sweetness of the fruit perfectly complements the fish, as does the Big..

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Grilled Cheese with Prosciutto

Grilled Cheese with Prosciutto

When I was a child, my mother used to make us her version of “Croque-monsieurs” instead of grilled cheese sandwiches. She would place..

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Elk Stew

Elk Stew

Winter is my favourite season and this is partly because I love the hearty foods that it brings (that, and sweater weather). To me, a..

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Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

Nothing is better on a cold winters day than some Shepherd’s pie. With the help of this Big Rock Porter, it has a delicious creaminess to..

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Beer Steamed Mussels

Beer Steamed Mussels

Mussels are one of my favourite easy meals. If you have a little bit of planning, they are a delicious and decedent quick meal that feels..

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Spiced Chocolate Cakes

Spiced Chocolate Cakes

Firstly, who doesn’t love beer and who doesn’t love chocolate (seriously, I want names!)? You don’t often see them paired together, but..

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Beer Pulled Pork

Beer Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork is a classic comfort food and Big Rock’s Bourbon Barrel Dark Amber Ale adds the perfect touch of sweet and smokey to the mix...

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Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken has always seemed daunting, but it actually is so easy. There are only 4 steps: blend all marinade ingredients, throw..

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Lamb Burgers

Lamb Burgers

When I was approached by Big Rock to do some beer pairings, I was thrilled (because who doesn’t love beer?) and excited to get working on..

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Thai Lettuce Wraps

Thai Lettuce Wraps

Although this looks like a long list of ingredients, it is actually very easy to make and assemble. These simple lettuce wraps are..

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Fall Pesto Pasta

Fall Pesto Pasta

Cheese, garlic, nuts and basil – a few of my favourite things and all in one place! This delicious pasta becomes so creamy with the..

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Pesto

Pesto

If you love nuts, cheese and basil, you obviously love pesto as much as I do. Although it seems like a daunting task, it is actually..

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Grilled Prawns

Grilled Prawns

I had the most amazing grilled shrimp at a friends wedding – juicy large shrimp with hints of white wine and garlic, wrapped in delicious..

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Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Salad

In the heat of summer, nothing quenches your thirst better than cold watermelon (and maybe a patio beer or wine). It is the perfect..

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Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Nothing is better on a hot summer day that a delicious light salad (and maybe chilled glass of wine or beer). This salad absolutely does..

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Orange and Watercress Salad

Orange and Watercress Salad

This salad came from my go-to recipes for salads: some lettuce, something sweet, something nutty and assorted vegetables. The ingredients..

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Carbonara

Carbonara

Carbonara is my go-to “I’m in a rush” meal. Realistically, all you need is eggs, cheese and pasta, but I like to add in a little spinach,..

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Cheese Scones

Cheese Scones

Kia Ora, I’m back from traveling through New Zealand! While I was there I had the opportunity to try some great food, but one food kept..

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Melon-Mozzarella Skewers

Melon-Mozzarella Skewers

As an excuse to get together once a month, my friends and I partake in a dinner club. Each meal rotates around a certain letter and..

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