Bessie Box

Recipes

Whenever my Mom makes Ghanian Peanut Butter Soup, I know she’s missing back home. It’s a sweet and savoury dish that is traditionally served with fufu. We usually eat it with our hands and, if you’re among friends, out of the same bowl. It’s a recipe Ghanians recall from memory, each family making it a little bit differently. Here’s a basic recipe so you can make your own version at home. Feel free to add your desired level of spice and your favourite locally sourced meat!

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Poached salmon in less than 30 minutes. With a few tweaks (adding alcohol, reducing the amount of poaching liquid, and resting the salmon on lemons). We suggest sharing this with your loved ones and making adjustments where you see fit (we know capers aren't for everyone). 

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Roasted marrow bones doesn’t have to be complicated, here is the luxurious dish made easy. Here’s a super simple bone marrow recipe from the famous Minetta Tavern that you can use to impress your friends

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Linda is the Editor-in-Chef for Culinaire Magazine. For years, her and her team have featured local producers, chefs and more putting Calgary on the culinary map. This recipe was featured in the first Culinaire Magazine more than 5 years ago and it is one that she still revisits today. 

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