Meatless in Vancouver

Good eats, no meats. Charles Macurdy provides recipes, restaurants, and more for the vegetable-minded.

Tips for scratch cooking

My singular culinary mission in life is the promotion of scratch cooking. Simply-put, that's just the approach that whatever you can cook from scratch ought to be cooked from scratch. Of course, that...

From Nuba Restaurant's kitchen in Gastown comes delicious Vegan Lebanese dishes worth visiting Vancouver for

You walk down into Nuba from a staircase at the corner of Hastings and Cambie. The concept is simple and clear, contemporary casual Lebanese. As a vegetarian, I was pleased to see that much of the...

Coconut cream pudding

 A Chaotic Cooking dinner party inspired me to try to make a new dish.  And it turned out to be delicious.  Give it a try yourself and let me know how you liked it by commenting below...

Blueberry tapioca pudding

Tapioca pudding, this one has melted chocolate chips in it.

Discover Palm Hearts

Palm hearts are beautiful both to the eyes and to the palate. Unfortunately, they rarely receive the attention they deserve.

Poker night part 2: ramped-up retro onion dip

I don’t know about you, but I remember a little something once called “California Dip” (or French Onion Dip). Basically, what you did was take a container of sour cream, add a packet of French onion...