Food gurus show all the right dance moves

By on 2011/08/21

Arts & Entertainment
Burlington Post

A Burlington dance duo was given a crash course in nutritional arts after receiving a visit from Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Healthy Gourmet” experts.

To celebrate danceScape’s 10th anniversary, studio founder Beverley Cayton-Tang wanted to treat her staff and students to a meal. To help create a culinary masterpiece for the eclectic bunch, Cayton-Tang called on nutritionist Julie Daniluk and chef Ezra Title, co-hosts of the television series Healthy Gourmet, for some help. The food gurus paid a visit to Cayton-Tang and her team at danceScape’s downtown studio last week to film an episode of Healthy Gourmet.

Creating a meal that would please the diverse group was a challenge since there were a number of different backgrounds and preferences that Cayton-Tang had to keep in mind.

“Coming from Manchester, I have a traditionally bland British palate,” she said. “Robert (her husband and studio co-founder), with Chinese and Malaysian heritage, prefers spicier food, as does Don (student), who grew up in India.

(Episode originally aired on VIVA Television).

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