Chef Shirley Lang's garden

Medicinal Benefits of Herbs

For literally centuries people have been turning to nature to help cure themselves of disease and illness. Today is no different. Herbs have well known medicinal benefits that cannot be …

Spirit Culinary Tour Article

SPIRIT OF EXCELLENCE  Sunshine bouncing off the limo windows. Aqua ocean, warm beaches, breath-taking west coast views. Bliss. Laughter. Unforgettable cuisine. These are my memories of an extraordinary culinary adventure with Chef Shirley …

Local Indigenous Menu

Passed Hors d’oeuvres Cat Tail Puff Pastry Wrap: Cat tail shoots with dandelion leaves and wild blackberry vinaigrette (Vegetarian) Hairy Cat’s Ear Rice Rolls with Sea Asparagus, Wall Lettuce and Sea …

WestShore Tourism Victoria Mixer Collaboration

WestShore Mixer Hosts: L.A. Limousines & Transportation Services is Greater Victoria’s premier ground transportation company, providing service since 1989.  Whether it’s a night out on the town to celebrate something …

Holiday Celebration Trends

Kitchens of Distinction Culinary Arts Ltd. Holiday Celebration Trends This is the season many of us wait for all year long. It’s an opportunity to be more creative, adding animation and glitter to …

MALBEC World Day

Malbec from Argentina

I love Malbec Wine. So when I was asked to create some tasty treats for a Malbec wine tasting at Everything Wine for April 11,  from 2:00 – 4:00, I …

Delicious Food Prepared by Chef Shirley Lang of Kitchens of Distinction

When You’re Caught Unprepared

Even the best-laid plans can go awry. If you find that you’re stuck in a situation where you aren’t prepared to eat a healthy meal from home, you can still …

Nutcracker

Food Presentation

  The Holiday Entertaining Begins! Presenting Food Your family and friends always tell you that your cooking is fantastic. Now it’s the holidays and you feel it’s time to add …

Coffee Prices Rise

COFFEE BEAN PRICES ON THE RISE  Megan O’Brien  November 6, 2014   Canadian,  News  799 TORONTO — The value of coffee beans has nearly doubled this year, partly due to concerns …

Long Road to the Kitchen

Long road to the kitchen Friends’ plea brought Shirley Lang to career in catering BY ERIC AKIS, TIMES COLONIST OCTOBER 20, 2010   Shirley Lang presents a plate of appetizers. She …

Very Lemony Bars

Very Lemony Bar

  Very Lemony bar, easy and delicious recipe! 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 cup butter, softened 4 eggs 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1/2 …

Culinary Crossroads…

Culinary Crossroads…     So much of our day to day journey feels like we are at a crossroads. One emotion meets another; one understanding crosses another; and, so often, one …

Hibiscus Margarita

While browsing my mail box, I found this very delicious looking drink recipe. Give it a try and let me know what you think of it. It is from the …

Can the Mediterranean Diet Treat Your Depression?

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/your-brain-food/201205/can-the-mediterranean-diet-treat-your-depression Can the Mediterranean Diet Treat Your Depression? Yes, but you’ll need to add nuts.     Published on May 16, 2012 by Professor Gary L. Wenk, Ph. D. in Your Brain on …

Dietary Fats That Improve Brain Function

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/your-brain-food/201205/dietary-fats-improve-brain-function Dietary Fats That Improve Brain Function Fat plays many vital roles in brain function. Published on May 14, 2012 by Professor Gary L. Wenk, Ph. D. in Your Brain on Food We …

Happy 150th Birthday Victoria!!

Happy 150th Birthday Victoria!  [ You still look great for your age;) ] What a fantastic HOT long weekend. We celebrated by catering a luncheon on Friday at the Mung0 …