Category : Food

The Italian Christmas dinner table

By Marco Giovanetti When it comes to an Italian Christmas, food and wine are as important as tradition. But what exactly do Italians eat and drink for their Christmas meals? Like everything else in Italy, of course, exact Christmas foods depend on ...

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Sweet potatoes

I had a theme for dinner the other night.  I made a roasted sweet potato soup, sweet potato fries and a pork loin with sweet potato and pear sauté.  Considering all the sweet potato on the menu, it was all ...

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Did You Know A Chocolate Can Do That?

Interesting Facts from a raw chocolatier   Article by Marina Love I smile every time it happens – I just finished explaining to a curious chocaholic what makes my magical chocolates different than conventional chocolates, and I get ...

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The true wines of Agence Oenopole

By Marco Giovanetti Like human beings, a wine’s taste is going to depend a great deal on its origins and its upbringing. -Linda Johnson-Bell It is not my policy to promote directly any wine agency that imports wine in Quebec. It could ...

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Restaurant Natalino

by Sabrina Cipriani   Picture it, two Italian brothers, Natalino and Giovanni running a restaurant in Dorval, Quebec.   Homemade Italian food since 1986!   27 years later and they are still going strong!  This historical building established in 1888, was built by Joseph H. ...

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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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