J.P. Wiser’s Dissertation

J.P. Wiser’s Dissertation

J.P. Wiser’s Master Distiller Dr. Don Livermore believes passionately in the quality of Canadian whiskey, its rich history of innovation and rightful claim to world leader status in the category. And if I was a little dubious of all that…

Father’s Day 2017 Gift Guide

Father’s Day 2017 Gift Guide

Father's Day 2017 is upon us. Show the big man in your life some love with our picks for the Dad who loves food. And gadgets. Uuni Wood Fired Oven  You've got to hand it to the folks at Uuni.  Their…

The Smoking Gun™ By Breville

The Smoking Gun™ by Breville

Where there’s smoke, there’s flavour The Smoking Gun™ by Breville lets you add a delicious infusion of wood smoke to meat, fish, vegetables, sauces and butter. Infusing food with smoke is a hot trend right now, not just for the…

Jacques Pepin’s Classic Omelette Recipe

Jacques Pepin’s Classic Omelette Recipe

Ever since Anthony Bourdain's enthusiastic recommendation (“You know what? If Jacques Pépin tells you this is how you make a fucking egg? The matter is settled, fuck nuts.) of Jacques Pepin's classic omelette recipe, we've been nursing a serious craving. In…

Shangri-La’s Taste Of The Six:  BarChef’s Frankie Solarik

Shangri-La’s Taste of the Six: BarChef’s Frankie Solarik

June 15th brings Chef Frankie Solarik to the second Taste of the Six at Toronto's Shangri-La Hotel. Chef Solarik will collaborate with the Shangri-La’s culinary team to create a bespoke six-course prix fixe menu.   The author of “The Bar Chef” and co-owner…

Your Next Prescription: Tequila

Your Next Prescription: Tequila

Finally. Proof that drinking tequila is a smart move. Agavins are a sweetener created from the tequila plant that can lower blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes and help you maintain a healthy weight. “Agavins are not…

Kitchen Myths, Debunked

Kitchen Myths, Debunked

Home cooks, prepare to have some cherished kitchen myths debunked. Do you stir your risotto continuously? Use plastic cutting boards to ward off food poisoning?  New Scientist Magazine has officially debunked many of the kitchen tips passed down to you.…

Go Flexitarian – Cut Your Risk Of Obesity In Half

Go Flexitarian – Cut Your Risk of Obesity in Half

Fact: going flexitarian will slash your risk of obesity. A flexitarian (part-time vegetarian) diet that's heavy on fruit, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil can cut your obesity risk by 43 per cent. According to findings presented at the…

Royal Teas: Seasonal Recipes From Buckingham Palace

Royal Teas: Seasonal Recipes from Buckingham Palace

Victoria Day is the perfect excuse to indulge your royal fantasies.  Why not start with new cookbook Royal Teas: Seasonal Recipes from Buckingham Palace. The tradition of tea-time (invented by the Duchess of Bedford,  Queen Victoria's Lady of the Bedchamber)…

Dick Snyder On Vincent Ravaut Wines

Dick Snyder on Vincent Ravaut Wines

By the time winemaker Vincent Ravaut arrives, I’ve already tasted through about a dozen Ravaut wines with his cellar master Christophe. “Is it still raining out?” I ask? “Yes,” he answers. “So we might as well taste wines. Can’t do…

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