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FRESH WILD BC SALMON FRIED RICE

Living on the Canadian West Coast, we have a cornucopia of fresh seafood from our clean, cold waters, including our renowned wild, Pacific salmon. Asian food is prime in Vancouver and I’ve added salmon in this quick stir-fried rice dish. For some added chili heat, add a couple teaspoons of chili oil when stir-frying.   [...]

Celebrating Chinese New Year at CTV Vancouver

Last week I was on set at CTV Vancouver cooking up some Chinese New Year specialty dishes. A bit of a twist in this segment is that I used store bought products to show how quick and simple Chinese cooking can be with a little help from Blue Dragon.  

Cooking Long-life Noodles at CTV Calgary

It takes a great product for me to actually try it and to put my name behind it, but when I was asked by Blue Dragon a few months ago, I was impressed by their quality, flavour and more importantly the authenticity of their products. I loved their spicy and aromatic Thai pastes (Thai Red Curry [...]

Rediscovering Riviera Maya

An article by Nathan Fong from International Taste & Travel Magazine The first time I visited the Riviera Maya on the Mexican Caribbean coast was some 30 years ago, when Cancun was in its infancy as a town and Playa del Carmen was still an intimate fishing village. Located in the state of Quintana Roo [...]

Cooking Chiang Mai

An article by Nathan Fong from International Taste & Travel Magazine It’s not every day that I get to make a sacred pilgrimage, climbing some 200 steep narrow steps in the heat and humidity to reach a spectacular 16th century mountaintop temple. But this is no ordinary shrine, it’s the golden temple of Wat Prathat Doi [...]

Argentina From Buenos Aires Northwest to Wine Country

An article by Nathan Fong from International Taste & Travel Magazine As I wait until the theatre lights dim and the lush scarlet curtain rises up into the soaring neoclassic proscenium, I marvel at the stunning painted and gold-leafed domed ceiling with its brilliant crystal chandelier hovering above the grand audience hall. I’m seated in one [...]

Hawaiian Regional Cuisine

An article by Nathan Fong from International Taste & Travel Magazine Honolulu, with its supreme white sand Waikiki Beach, has been a popular travel destination from the first days of steamship travel in the early 20th century to the current jet age. The exotic locale and Hawaiian people were immortalized by glamorous posters and retro [...]