Chicken Souvlaki

You can roast this Chicken Souvlaki in the oven or cook over a BBQ, just be sure to soak wooden skewers in water beforehand if you are using wooden ones.

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This is also a great marinade if you want to prepare a few batches of these ahead of time and throw in the freezer. Just defrost overnight in the fridge when you are ready to use them.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into large cubes

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Greek Salad

The South Arm Older Adults Cooking Club resumed for the Fall session.

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Michelle prepared a menu fills with whole food of local produce, brown rice and chicken.

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The salad for the day is Greek Salad using local fresh produce like tomatoes, cucumber and green pepper. The fresh basil is from Michelle’s garden.

Ingredients

  • 1 long English cucumber, cut in half lengthwise, remove seeds if necessary and chopped
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 4 roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • handful of kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil or 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • optional;  1 garlic clove, minced

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Sweetie Pink Dessert on Westminster Hwy, Richmond

After attending the “A Night of Hope with Joel & Victoria”, me and my girl friends decided to go dessert.

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There is not a lot of choice at the late hour. We went to Sweetie Pink on Westminster Highway, across the Richmond Public Market.

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The place was painted pink just like it’s name suggests.

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The above was Steamed Milk for $4.95. It came in a little cute pumpkin bowl. (more…)

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John 3:16 Malaysian Delights on Anderson Road, Richmond

I met up with 3 of my girl friends at John 3:16 Malaysian Delights for a quick dinner before we take the Canada Line downtown to the Rogers Arena for a Night of Hope with Joel & Victoria.

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The restaurant was opened recently and we all like Malaysian food.

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The restaurant is quite small with a few tables. The owner of the restaurant previously ran the Malaysian stall at the entrance at the Richmond Public Market.

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Since we were at a rush, we just ordered fried noodles from the menu. The above was recommended by one of my girl friend who had dined here before. It’s a fried vermicelli Malaysian style. We can taste the flavour of egg in it. (more…)

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