Category : Food

The volcanic wines of Mount Etna

  By Marco Giovanetti Among Italy’s numerous and vibrant wine regions, the Mount Etna region in northeastern Sicily seems a strange place for producing any wines let alone quality wines. Mount Etna is an active, fearsome volcano that has erupted from time ...

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Eating for beauty

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. – Audrey Hepburn ...

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Tourtiere

By Chef Peter Webster of Bouquet Garni Catering   The tourtière is a Quebec institution.  It is most often served around Christmas time, which is too bad because it is an amazing meal.  It can be prepared in advance and be frozen ...

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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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