At Bessie we are not shy about our love of mangalitsa pork. EH Farms has always offered such an amazing product and we wanted to honor them with this quick and easy weeknight Spaghetti Carbonara. Typically, carbonara uses guanciale which is a cured pork jowl which has a higher average fat content compared to bacon. However, mangalitsa pork is anything but typical, yielding fat content similar to guanciale!
Beer Batter Fish & Chips
This beer batter fish & chips recipe uses Polar Park's Tropic Tundra IPA (available in our Polar Park 4-pack) for a batter bursting with flavour. It's so easy to make with the perfect texture of crispy batter and big flaky cod inside. Bessie's wild-caught cod is mild and great for picking up flavours from the herbs, spices,...
Spicy Mayo & Shoyu Poke
This super simple, quick and easy poke recipe will have your mouth watering for more! Submitted by a Bessie customer, this poke is a great for a quick and easy meal. We've got 2 kinds of poke for you that you can throw on top of rice with your favourite...
Eh Farms Mangalitsa Pork Chops
Ready to cook up the most delicious, juicy pork chop you've ever had? This Red Mangalitsa pork chop will melt in your mouth, making you dream about this meal for days to come. This recipe is so easy and really brings out all the flavour that Mangalitsa has to offer....
Korean Ribs AKA Galbi by @_dareats
We just can’t get enough of Daria’s recipes! This time she has shared her mother’s recipe for Korean ribs. Make sure you check out her Instagram for more great eats! Korean Ribs AKA Galbi Ingredients 3 Packs Bessie Maui Ribs (1.2kg bone in) 1 large onion 10 cloves of garlic 4...
@_dareats mouth-watering adaptation of Joshua Weisman's In-n-Out Burger You can’t go wrong with a great burger! It's an easy, quick dinner and one of our favourite ways to use Bessie ground beef. Here is one of our favourites by @_dareats, adapted by Joshua Weissman's In-N-Out Burger. The sauce is to die...
Steak & Eggs with "Lobster" Tomato
It’s a fast meal that uses up some leftover odds and ends while also happening to be pretty yummy. It’s got a bit of butter and fat but also makes tomatoes manageable for Spencer!
Breakfast Tuna Crudo in Bed
It’s a lovely way to start the morning—mini bites of super great flavour. This was a cute couples activity from the making to the plating to the eating.
Lemon Dill Grilled Salmon
Daria Cho (@_dareats) gave us another easy and recipe that we know you will love! This lemon dill grilled salmon recipe is easy to make and so delicious!
Lemongrass BBQ Chicken
Daria is one of a handful of Calgary-based food bloggers that we work with. During the day, she works as a nurse and whenever she has free time, she cooks! We adore working with her because she understands the importance of creating easy and accessible recipes.
Recipe: Osso Bucco (Inspired by Binging with Babish)
Download and print Created by Binging with Babish IngredientsOsso Bucco 2 medium carrots 1 medium onion 2 stalks celery Flour Kosher salt Freshly ground pepper 1 Osso Bucco Butcher’s twine Grapeseed oil 1-2 Tbsp of tomato paste 6 whole crushed cloves of garlic 2 ½ cups red wine (the original...
Recipe: Vietnamese Flank Steak and Crispy Rice Bowl
Download and print Created by Half Baked Harvest Ingredients 1 1/2 pound beef tenderloin or flank steak cut into 1-inch cubes black pepper 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon fish sauce 3 garlic cloves, crushed or minced crushed red pepper flakes,...
Recipe: Grilled Fermented Black Bean Flat-Iron Steak with Nước Chấm
Here is another recipe for the Matty Matheson. We will be honest with you, it is challenging. However, the flavours from the nuoc cham perfectly compliment the steak so we had to share it with you. Our tips? Make sure to cut your steak or stew slices very thin.
Recipe: Broccoli-Chicken Cheddar Curry Casserole
Looking for an interesting way to cook chicken? We have the recipe for you. This recipe comes from the iconic Canadian chef, Matty Matheson. Known for his loud personality and indulgent recipes, he is someone we often turn to learn how to cook traditional recipes that have a little spin on...
Recipe: Spaghetti and Meatballs
Believe it or not, the recipe for spaghetti and meatballs was not invented in Italy. Italian immigrants who came to New York created the recipe because they had access to more meat. The first spaghetti and meatball recipe was published in 1920. There is some contention over how to make it...
Recipe: Soy Miso Tuna Sashimi
Raw tuna with a soy miso flavour you will love. From our research, we found that eating sashimi can be traced back to the 14th century and gained popularity in 17th century Japan! Normally, it is served with wasabi, ginger, soy sauce and/or ponzu.