The Best Recipes

Here you can find the best Recipes from Toronto Chefs and home-cooks!


Braised Lamb Shanks – Fionn MacCool’s

Prep Time: 30 Min |  Cook Time: 2 hrs | Serving: 6 shanks with sauce Prepare the rub a minimum of 1 hour prior to braising the shanks.   INGREDIENTS: For the Braise Vegetable Oil (60 mL) Rubbed Shanks (6 each) Butter (30...

Guinness Steak & Mushroom Pie – Fionn MacCool’s

Prep Time: 25 Min |  Cook Time: 2 hrs 30 min | Serving: 6 servings   INGREDIENTS: Pie Crust Enough dough for about 8 small pies Butter, frozen (454 g) Flour (400 g) Salt (5 g) Water, ice cold (150 mL)   METHOD: Grate frozen butter...

Fat Pasha Inspired Cauliflower

Fat Pasha Inspired Cauliflower 1 head cauliflower, green leaves removed 1 tablespoon Za’atar 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt and pepper to taste For the spicy parsley sauce: Pinch of dried chilli flakes 3 cloves of garlic Half bunch...

Sweet and Sticky Asian Baby Back Ribs

  Prep Time 2 hours 30 mins | Cook Time 1 hour | Total Time 3 hours 30 mins Ingredients: For the marinade: 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground...

Spruce Caesar (A.K.A. The Festivus Caesar)

Glassware: Mason or rocks (16 ounce) Rim: Honey (1/8” deep poured on to a small plate to adhere spices) Seasoning: Equal parts maple sugar, flaked Maldon salt, and ground sumac In the glass: 3 fluid ounces Walter...

Maple Bacon Baked Brie Melt

Prep Time 10 min |  Cook Time 30 min | Total Time 40 min INGREDIENTS 1 small double cream brie (200 g) 6 slices bacon 1/8 cup pecans 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon maple syrup Garlic crostini or crackers...

Pizza Soup

Prep Time 15 min | Cook Time 45 min | Total Time 1 hr   INGREDIENTS 1 28 oz can of San Marzano tomatoes 1 large onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, minced, plus 1 for bread 1 celery stalk, chopped 1...

The Garlic Pad Burger

Prep Time 15 min | Cook Time 30 min | Total Time 45 min INGREDIENTS   2 burger buns 1 lb ground sirloin 1 medium onion sliced 1/4 cup blue cheese 2 clove of garlic, minced 6 tablespoons butter 4 slices of...

Fiesta Corn

Prep Time 10 min | Cook Time 20 min | Total Time 30 min     INGREDIENTS 8 spears of corn, husks removed Unsalted butter 2 limes, juiced 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1/4 cup Ricotta Salata Few sprigs of cilantro, leaves removed   INSTRUCTIONS Preheat your barbecue...

French Onion Soup Grilled Cheese

Prep Time 30 min | Cook Time 1 hr | Total Time 1 hr 30 min INGREDIENTS 8 slices of white bread 1 stick of butter, room temperature 2 cloves of garlic, minced 4 small...

Recipes: Siu Mai with Scallops and Black Truffle

Chef Susur Lee invites us inside his establishment, Luckee Restaurant. Luckee's Nouvelle Chinoise cuisine features classic dishes and dim sum from the culinary traditions of Guangzhou, Hunan, Shanghai and Szechuan regions,...