The Best Gluten Free, Vegan Bread Recipes

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After a lot of scouring the internet, a lot of reading and a lot of whipping to stiff peaks, these are the two best gluten free bread recipes I've made. They're adaptations of other recipes, made less sweet, more airy and less salty, as necessary. This first one is a basic … [Read more...]

Quebec Seafood: Nordic Shrimp Ceviche with Sweet Potato and Lime

This morning I was on Breakfast Television Montreal talking about local Quebec seafood. Here's my recipe for the Nordic shrimp ceviche that I made with host Derick Fage. It's 100% sustainable, super easy and very delicious. Nordic shrimp are available in Quebec year-round frozen … [Read more...]

Peruvian Ceviche is Not Mexican Ceviche

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I don't know if I was ever more disappointed in myself than when I realized that I'd never cooked ceviche before... ...because goodness knows I've eaten more than my fair share. I basically had it every other day for two months in Lima, Peru and almost order it (and am … [Read more...]

Modernist Tacos: Pressure-Cooker Carnitas with Black Bean Foam, Caramelized Sweet Potatoes and Handmade Tortillas

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I'll be the first to admit that I wussed out a little. A friend asked me to make something fancy from Modernist Cuisine. He owns the five-book $500 set. I own the significantly cheaper Modernist Cuisine at Home. Think of it as Modernist Cuisine for dummies, which is all … [Read more...]

Launching the Glutton Guide Montreal

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How long has this guide to the best restaurants, cafés, bars, farmer's markets, butcher shops, fromageries and boulangeries in Montreal been a work in progress? Too long! Myself and Melissa Simard of 'Round Table Food Tours have been working on it for what feels like ages, and … [Read more...]