Dairy Free Gluten Free Cod Brandade


I knew I could never eat cod brandade. For one, the salt cod was unsustainable. I come from Newfoundland, a Canadian province that knows all about the overfished cod. So I would never buy the giant sheets of the salted stuff from Portuguese markets in Toronto. I also knew … [Read more...]

The 7th Annual Volk/Watson Christmas Extravaganza


It's that time of the year again—the time when I cook for 150 people who pass through my family's house over the course of the afternoon. Every year I choose a theme and make hors d'oeuvres, some over-the-top main courses, desserts, snacks and drinks. This year, in honour of my … [Read more...]