Kirian Spice Review

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I have met so many great people since I started this blog. Recently, I met Ian of Kirian Spices on Twitter. He traveled to Greece and found that their oregano had a stronger and fresher flavour than the oregano we get here. He started importing Greek spices. Continue reading Kirian Spice Review

Cuban Pork Loin

Before I begin this post, I humbly apologize to every Cuban or person of Cuban heritage. I love this style of cooking but a lot of the ingredients are not available here in the Canadian Rockies. For example I noted some recipes call for a sour orange. Therefore, this is my homage to the style and flavour profile but is in no way authentic Cuban food. If you haven’t had Cuban cuisine, seek it out. It is wonderful! Continue reading Cuban Pork Loin

Maple Chipotle Bacon

I have made maple bacon and I have made Chipotle (ground dried smoked chilies). Both are really good. However, I got an email from my niece telling me how much she enjoyed the Chipotle bacon while I was eating some maple bacon. As usual, my brain had a spasm and I thought the two might be great together. I like the combination of sweet/hot. I had to give it a try. I decided to go with Back (Canadian) Bacon and picked up a pork loin. Continue reading Maple Chipotle Bacon