Category : Food

The art of mixology – Free workshop

Do you like food, tasting wine and mixing cocktails? Wouldn’t  it be great to learn how to properly pair cocktails and food – or how about the art of flair bartending ? The Pearson School of Culinary Arts has just the ...

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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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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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