thanksgiving in canada
Why does Canada celebrate Thanksgiving on a different day? Here’s a quick history lesson on Thanksgiving in Canada.
captain's boil
Eating with your hands is a common practice. If you haven’t tried it, you’re in for quite a treat at The Captain's Boil!
chef jamie kennedy
Chef Jamie is known for his support for sustainable gastronomy and his passion for defining Canada's regional culinary traditions.
toronto garlic festival
The annual Toronto Garlic Festival has featured Ontario farmers and chefs who showcase their latest crop and culinary creations.
banana bread recipe
Everyone loves banana bread! And for good reason, it's easy to make and the end result is always delicious.
Ensaymada Recipe
Other ensaymada recipes use shortening, but my recipe uses egg yolks, butter and milk.
Japanese crepes
Everyone loves dessert, for most people it's the highlight of every meal. The Japanese, in particular have a real affection for cute desserts. A great example of this is Sweet Box, a popular crepe store in the Shibuya district of Tokyo. Sweet Box Japanese crepes using the freshest ingredients available with crepe batter prepared daily in-store. Unlike savoury crepes, Sweet...
ichiran ramen
Everyone loves ramen, but not as much as the Japanese. I’ve been told that if you want to know how good a ramen place is, you should take a look at the line outside. One such establishment that has consistent lines outside their restaurants is Ichiran Ramen, considered by many as one of Japan's best ramen places. STARTED WITH A...
magnolia bakery
Magnolia Bakery opened their first location in New York City in 1996, at the corner of W 11th St in the West Village. While the bakery is well known for its variety of desserts, it's particularly famous for its cupcakes. Founded by Jennifer Appel and Allysa Torey, Magnolia Bakery started making cupcakes using leftover cake batter, which soon became quite...
Georgetown Cupcake
During a recent trip to Washington DC, I was able to check off an item on my bucket list: a visit to Georgetown Cupcake. Toronto-raised sisters Katherine Berman and Sophie Lamontagne opened Georgetown Cupcake in 2008. Spending time with their grandmother as children developed their love for the kitchen, which eventually led to them turning their backs to the corporate...