Category : Food

Lemon Chicken Fingers

By Chef Peter – Montreal Times I am a big fan of Asian inspired cuisine. If I go out to dinner, I usually end up in one of my favourite haunts to try the dumplings in peanut sauce. If they do ...

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More than just Matzos and Chocolate Bunny Rabbits

By Jeff Shoer The snow may be gone, and sugaring off season is coming to a close, but other springtime arrivals are here – Passover and Easter. These annual festivals/holidays are important for various reasons (I won’t get into the religious ...

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About aging wine

By Marco Giovanetti Most people assume that the longer that you keep a wine, the better it will get. So probably the most commonly asked question that I hear is, how long do I keep the wine before drinking? (Since its ...

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Making Bread

By Chef Peter Webster of Bouquet Garni Catering – Montreal Times The first time I gave bread making a try was just after completing university. I was living in my first house (with a big mortgage) and money was a wee ...

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Le Gourmet Burger – Wicked good

By: Sabrina Cipriani – Montreal Times Photos by: Sandra de Andrade This restaurant lives up to its’ name, they clearly put the gourmet in Le Gourmet Burger! I would eat here over and over again; I would tell everyone about it and ...

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A sommelier’s duties

By Marco Giovanetti Of all the many careers and trades that people take on, that of a Sommelier is particular mysterious and sometimes not well understood. A Sommelier is a highly trained professional who has a broad scope of duties in ...

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The wines from Emilia-Romagna

By Marco Giovanetti On this week, I will take a little break from California (we will return next week) and talk about the wines from the Emilia Romagna region in Italy. My inspiration from this week’s article, comes from the latest ...

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Cheese:  So many choices

By Chef Peter Webster of Bouquet Garni Catering   I was visiting my family in northern Ontario last week.  I had prepared a “Cocktail Dinatoire” for supper.  A Cocktail Dinatoire is simply an offering of hot and cold hors d’oeuvre served instead ...

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Rhone blends in California

By Marco Giovanetti. On last week chronicle, I discussed Merlot and Cabernet in Napa Valley. On this week, I will discuss Rhone blends, a wine style that has been gaining increasing momentum in the last few years in the United States ...

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