Category : Food

The fête des vins du Québec

By Marco Giovanetti On my last week’s column, I mentioned that the 8th edition of the Fete de vins du Quebec will be held on Nov 29th, Dec 1st. With this festival in mind, I thought about dedicating a column on ...

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Beef stew (with Guinness)

On a cold day, comfort food is needed to warm up the bones.  Soups are great but nothing compares to a hot bowl of stew with a crusty baguette and butter on the side.   I like to use top sirloin for ...

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Raspipav wine festival

By Marco Giovanetti On the past weekend of Nov 2-4, I had the pleasure to attend the 6th edition of  Raspipav wine festival at Marche Bonsecours in Montreal. On its sixth edition, this ...

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Pizza

I love pizza.  I have always maintained that if I was stranded on an island with only one choice of food, it would be pizza.  However, it would not be store bought pizza.  The stuff that comes in a cardboard ...

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Mac and cheese

By: Chef Peter Webster It is getting colder and they are predicting the snow will be flying soon.  It won’t be just a dusting of snow either.  I guess it’s as good as any time to have a little comfort food. It ...

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Priorat, a jewel in Spanish wine

By Marco Giovanetti The Priorat region is located in the south of Catalunya (Catalonia), in the province of Tarragona, includes the municipalities of La Morera de Montsant, Scala Dei, La Villeda, Gratallops Bellmunt, Porrera, Poboleda, Torroja, Lloa, Falset and Mola. In Priorat ...

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Beet soup

Chef Peter Webster – Bouquet Garni   I have refrained from calling this soup “Borscht” in deference to all the purists who may be reading this article.  The reasons are I have added no meat and I pureed it at the end ...

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