American BBQ, June 12/2017

June 10, 2017By adminUncategorized

Well, instead of meatless Monday, I think we’ll have to call it MEATY MONDAY! It’s going to be ridiculous. Everyone should come out for this one. Plus, it’s your last chance to get in for an ethnic night before the fall. We are seriously making a massive amount of beautiful meat (and some other things- … Read More

Italian Ethnic Night

June 3, 2017By adminUncategorized

Hi Folks, It’s that time of the week. Monday June 5, 2017 is Italian Ethnic night. Italian cuisine is very close to my heart – it strikes closely to my true sensibilities as a cook. I love it’s bold, clean flavours, gutsy and fresh. It allows the flavour of the beautiful ingredients to come through … Read More

Monday May 8th at Max and Irma’s is Moroccan Ethnic night

May 7, 2017By adminUncategorized

Hi Everyone! This week, Monday May 8th is Moroccan food. The Moroccan cuisine is one of the most diversified in the African and Mediterranean region, perhaps the world. It is a mix of the native Berbers, Spanish, Middle Eastern, the Moors, other Mediterranean countries, and other African countries cuisines. I love the interesting mixes of … Read More

Monday May 1st Ethnic Night at Max and Irma’s is Mexico!

April 30, 2017By adminUncategorized

Well, it’s time to do some Mexican food again this week! Mexico has an incredible history of food. It is a beautiful combination of cultures -Spanish & the native Mayans, Incas and Aztecs. There’s every likelihood that tamales, the famous Mexican dish wrapped in corn husks( or palm leaves), could be one of the oldest … Read More

April 23, 2017By adminUncategorized

This week at Max and Irma’s we are doing Vietnamese cuisine. Vietnamese food is all about rice in many forms (steamed, sticky, noodles, pancakes, porridge), fish sauce (lots of it), herbs (mint, cilantro, lemongrass), seafood, pork, beef, chicken, and tropical fruits (banana, papaya, mango, etc.), with borrowed flavors from the French imperialists and nearby countries … Read More

April 16, 2017By adminUncategorized

I hope you have all had some nice time with your families over the weekend! For this weeks ethnic night I decided I would try to do an Easter themed Italian ethnic night. There are many Christians in Italy so it was very easy to find lots of interesting dishes that are Easter traditions.   … Read More

Max and Irma’s Ethnic Night Monday April 3rd is Israeli!

April 2, 2017By adminUncategorized

Hi there Folks! This week for Max and Irmas’ Ethnic Night we are making Israeli food. I think the best way to explain Israeli food is to look at the diverse historical ethnicities of it’s inhabitants. The Israelis come from all over the globe. Turkey, Syria, Italy, Greece, Morocco, Spain, Portugal, Eastern Europe, South America, … Read More

Ethnic Night at Max and Irma’s Monday March 27th is Hawaiian!

March 25, 2017By adminUncategorized

Well I’m excited to do Hawaiian food again! This is only my second time making this interesting cuisine, and I find it fascinating. With the native (Polynesian origin) Hawaiians foods like Yams, coconuts, taro, and sugar cane; mixed with  the post-contact Koreans, Japanese, Chinese, Philippine and Puerto Rican influences; and also with foods like Spam … Read More

March 12, 2017By adminEthnic Night

Hi there everyone! Monday’s ethnic night this week is Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is often called the “Teardrop of India” – it has many similarities to South Indian cuisine. I love the flavours. It has some of the biggest, boldest tastes of anywhere in the world. This week we are sharing the story from Rivka … Read More