Cabin’s “Green Goddess” Salad Dressing

Ingredients 1 fl. oz. Champagne vinegar 5 egg yolks 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard Herbs: half bunch parsley, half bunch mint, hand full of dill, pack of watercress, half bunch of coriander 1/2 cup yogurt 1 tbsp. honey Salt to taste Directions: Emulsify vinegar, egg yolks and Dijon. Blanch the herbs and then shock them in cold water. In a blender, ...

Delicious Sprout Salad

Want to take a lighter approach to the New Year?  Or just craving a fresh, delicious meal? Try our sprout salad!  Though Brussels sprouts are not traditionally a hit all around, this recipe will almost certainly turn you into a fan – we even use our own house-made rye croutons.  Here’s how… Salad Ingredients: 1 kg Brussels sprouts, trimmed 1 ...

Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Looking to serve your guests a sweet treat this holiday season? Give our Pumpkin Crème Brulée a try! Ingredients: 24 fl. oz. heavy cream 8 oz. pumpkin purée 6 oz. sugar A pinch of salt 1 vanilla bean 5.5 oz. egg yolks, beaten 5 oz. granulated sugar 4.5 oz. confectioner’s sugar, for dusting   Method: Combine the cream, pumpkin purée, ...

Feeling Thirsty? Time to Caesar the Day!

The Caesar, invented by Walter Chell in 1969, is a Canadian tradition! At Hockley Valley resort, we serve one of the best there is… Why is our Caesar so much better? Here’s why: - We use locally produced ingredients or we make them right in-house, so you know everything is fresh. - Everything’s better with bacon, right? Well, our Caesars ...

Grilled Cheese with Apple Butter and House-Made Tomato Soup

Do you long for the comforting food from your youth?  Our Head Chef, Renato, has come up with this delicious adult take on a kids’ classic, complete with fancy house-made apple butter spread and tomato bisque: Here’s what you need to pull off our Adult Grilled Cheese: -          2 pieces thick sliced brioche -          3 slices of camembert cheese -          ...

Scrumptious Side Dish: Root Veggies!

Searching for a scrumptious side dish for your next family meal? Our cabin kitchen recommends root vegetables! (Think baby heirloom carrots, baby red and white turnip, baby radishes.) Blanch veggies until tender. Heat a pan with oil, unsalted butter, crushed garlic and thyme. Add the veggies and heat gently. Transfer to a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes. Mmmm.... A ...

Enjoy The Taste of Summer In The Winter!

How can you extend the fruits of your labour into the winter months? With a few simple steps, it’s a snap to freeze and save some of your freshest harvests from the summer and fall: Berries: Looking to make fresh pies, smoothies or even jam into the winter months? It’s easy! Simply remove stems, gently rinse, and freeze berries in ...

Coffee: Some of the Percs!

If you enjoy a good cup o’ joe (or 2), we have great news! According to the Mayo Clinic, java may not just be for caffeine junkies anymore. Still a popular pick-me-up, it now seems that indulging in moderation can be good for your health. Here are some of the benefits that coffee may bring: - protection against Parkinson's disease, ...