Category : Life

Craig piano factory

By Dick Nieuwendyk In Canada, piano building grew into a major industry during the period from 1890 to 1925.In the early 19th century, as demand for musical instruments increased withthe growing population, it became apparent that the importing of instrumentssuch as ...

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Wine and junk food

By Marco Giovanetti Everyone with a minimal degree of culinary knowledge knows generally what kinds of wine to drink with beef, chicken, or seafood. But what about food items that don’t find their way onto the general rules of wine pairing ...

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Zombies

  By: Dan Lazer   This story comes almost a year to the day that Quebec’s public security department had planned to prepare for a zombie apocalypse. Or at least a hypothetical one. The goal, if you’ll recall, was to stage a zombie ...

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2014 Dorval winter festival

BY Dick Nieuwendyk   Last Wednesday the Opening Ceremonies of the 2014 Dorval Winter Festival were held at the Sarto Desnoyers Community Centre in Dorval.  The highlight of the evening was the election and crowning of the King and Queen.   ...

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Roasted vegetable soup

By Chef Peter Webster of Bouquet Garni Catering     I was asked to speak to the Beaconsfield Ladies Group this week.  The topic for the talk was left up to me.  I decided to speak about the current trends in food.  One ...

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