Thoughts and observations served up by a citizen searching for traces of his democracy.
Aspiring Chef, a self professed Service Industry Ronin, and a happily married man.
Just a proud Torontonian looking to bring his city back to its former glory.

 

To fuse, or not to fuse, that is the question

Fusion.

What the hell is fusion anyway? Don’t I do that everytime I add soy to marinade with oregano? When I add pesto to a chicken breast and serve it with garlic mash? Every time I make Greek roasted potatoes and a meat loaf, that’s fusion, right?

Yes.…

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Tales from the Nightshift (where the hell have you been?)

At certain times in one’s career, as in life, sacrifices must be made. As I am striving to get ahead in the culinary world I chose to take on a task that most would shy away from.

A shift that would crush mere mortals…

A world that only mythical creatures…

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And this is me and my flat. BIKES ROCK #nightshift #chefwalk

And this is me and my flat. BIKES ROCK #nightshift #chefwalk

First meal built in the Lab in some time. The drought it over!!! Asian inspired pork chop.  (at The Lab)

First meal built in the Lab in some time. The drought it over!!! Asian inspired pork chop. (at The Lab)

Two of my cats…Meep (above) and King (below). Just a wicked shot.  (at The Lab)

Two of my cats…Meep (above) and King (below). Just a wicked shot. (at The Lab)

Can’t help but think this is really beautiful.  (at The Lab)

Can’t help but think this is really beautiful. (at The Lab)

Wind began to pick up.  (at The Lab)

Wind began to pick up. (at The Lab)

Then this rolled in.  (at The Lab)

Then this rolled in. (at The Lab)