Thanks to latitudes equivalent to parts of Europe and climates in wine producing regions moderated by lakes, oceans and mountain ranges, Canada is just as suited to producing sparkling wine as it is to ice wine, according to Master of Wine Eugene Mlynczyk who hosted a … [Read more...] about Bubbling Over with Potential: Is the future of wine in Canada sparkling?
When it's hot and muggy like it's been recently in Montreal, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven. BBQ-ing is something I've only gotten into since a friend of mine helped me break down his giant beast of a cooker to get it off his third floor balcony by carrying it … [Read more...] about Sustainable BBQ Smelt with Grilled Vegetables and Lemon
As I remove item after item from my reusable shopping bag to fit the idli steamer inside, I wonder if Nantha Kumar really knows what he's getting himself into. The kind chef and Malaysian cooking class instructor has offered to lend me his idli steamer, because the things are … [Read more...] about Healthy Whole Grain Indian Recipes: Buckwheat, Corn and Traditional Lentil & Rice Idli
Last year, I worked with talented, food and lifestyle photographer Sylvie Li on a photo shoot of sushi for my blog. I bought a whole, giant, (sustainable) $200 salmon, filleted it, skinned most of it, cut it into pieces a little larger than a deck of cards and sliced some of … [Read more...] about The Best Saké in Montreal is at Le Blossom in the Village
Is that title redundant? Because I don't know about you, but I spend a lot of time dreaming about taco competitions. That's why the return of the Marché des Possibles (translation: the market of possibilities) is a big deal for me. It's about dreaming about what's possible for … [Read more...] about Dreams, DJs, Food Trucks and a Taco Competition at the Marché des Possibles in Montreal’s Mile End