The Culinary Genius Of Noma Mexico

The Culinary Genius of Noma Mexico

Thinking back on it now, trying to pinpoint the exact moment of the Noma Mexico tasting menu when it became incontestably clear that we were in the hands of a culinary genius, I have settled on course number seven: “banana…

Canada 150 Margarita

Canada 150 Margarita

You love Canada and you love Margaritas. The Canada 150 Margarita just might be the best way to celebrate the 150th birthday of our beloved. Canada 150 Margarita 1.5 oz Tequila Tromba Blanco or other good quality tequila 1 oz fresh lime…

A Tribute To Hummus

A Tribute to Hummus

We couldn't let international hummus day slip by without a doff of the cap to the mother of all dips. Here's the perfect recipe to mark the occasion:  Yotam Ottolenghi's recipe from 2013's Jerusalem cookbook with Sami Tamimi.  Once you…

Noma Mexico Sneak Peek

Noma Mexico Sneak Peek

Chef René Redzepi's Noma Mexico pop-up has been called "the meal of the decade." Our Editor-in-Chief Jacob Richler experienced undeniable culinary genius and the meal of a lifetime at Noma Mexico. Here's a look at the first three magical courses. “Piñuela…

Big Feastival Contest

Big Feastival Contest

The Big Feastival is a family-friendly hoedown with great food, excellent music, and the ability to keep your kids happily occupied for hours. What more could you ask for from a summer festival? Learn cooking tricks and recipes from Canada’s reigning…

Really Fun Mother’s Day Gifts

Really Fun Mother’s Day Gifts

She fed you, cooked for you and inspired your love of food.  Of course, you're going to make her a great meal. Why not add one of these fun gifts to ensure favourite child status. Bear Ice Shaver Stylish snow…

Fiddle Me This

Fiddle Me This

It feels unCanadian to not like fiddleheads. To many, fiddleheads are the most Canadian of vegetables.  Native to North America, these rugged, unpretentious little harbingers of spring are harvested early on - before their fronds have opened. While nutritious and…

The Big Feastival

The Big Feastival

The Big Feastival has crossed the pond with an irresistible line-up of live music, family fun, and top chefs. The brainchild of Jamie Oliver and former Blur bassist Alex James, the Big Feastival is a pleasant departure from the zonked-out music…

From Tapas To Michelin Stars

From Tapas to Michelin Stars

It’s my last night in Spain’s Rioja and Basque regions, and here I am at the three-Michelin-starred Arzak in San Sebastián.

The Perfect Margarita

The Perfect Margarita

Not just for Cinco de Mayo. This margarita recipe from Baro's bartender Jamison Cass will be a great asset all summer long. The Perfect Margarita Ingredients:  2oz Tromba Blanco tequila .75oz Cointreau .75oz Lime juice .25oz Agave syrup 2 dashes Regans…

Dandylion Beets

Dandylion Beets

Spring vegetables are at last beginning to trickle in - so it’s time to dispense with last year’s root vegetables.And the ultimate send off for last year’s beets is this recipe from Jason Carter, of Dandylion - which treats beet…

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Passion For Excellence Scholarship 2017

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Passion for Excellence Scholarship 2017

Calling all young chefs!  Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Passion for Excellence Scholarship Award 2017 is here. The 120-year-old institution that is Le Cordon Bleu is truly a global entity:  35 schools on 5 continents with 20,000 students at any given time.…

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