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The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science

The Food Lab: Better Cooking Through Science

If science and cooking turn your crank, you need The Food Lab: Better Cooking Through Science. Science and the food world have been having a torrid affair since Heston Blumenthal introduced them. TV shows (Marcel's Quantum Kitchen, Alton Brown's Good…

Delectable Destinations

Delectable Destinations

No wonder she looks so happy - Carol Ketelson has everyone's dream job. Her company Delectable Destinations offers carefully curated culinary travel expeditions featuring custom-tailored itineraries to locations like Spain, Italy, and India These trips are meticulously planned to offer an…

Chef Giancarlo Perbellini Hits Toronto

Michelin-starred Chef Giancarlo Perbellini is headed to Toronto as guest chef in the popular six-part Italian culinary and cultural series Sotto una buona stella (Under a lucky star). Chef Perbellini will collaborate with one of Toronto's best chefs, Rob Gentile,…

Newfoundland Cod

Newfoundland Cod Stock Shows Sign of Recovery

It would be impossible to imagine Canada's history without Newfoundland cod.  The historic cod fisheries of the east coast attracted local and international fishing fleets for almost five centuries before the Canadian government shut the industry down indefinitely in July…

Game Of Thrones

Game of Thrones, Oysters and A Trip Through Time

If like me you have ever spent quality time daydreaming about what a posh Roman liked to see gracing his dinner table after a tough day of bossing his slaves around in occupied Britain, you will have been transfixed by…

The Founder Movie

The Founder

The Founder is our kind of summer blockbuster. Billed as the true story behind McDonald's The Founder stars Micheal Keaton and is based on the life of the fast food empire-builder Ray Kroc. The trailer is a sneak peek at…

John Higgins

John Higgins’ Royal Shortbread from Buckingham Palace

Chef John Higgins has cooked for the Queen at Buckingham Palace, on the Royal Yacht Britannia, for heads of state in Washington and celebrities around the world. In honour of the Queen's 90th birthday, here's his shortbread recipe from his…

Ferreira Cafe

Happy 20th to Montreal’s Ferreira Café

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Montreal’s Ferreira Café. Carlos Ferreira has been dishing out delicious Portuguese cuisine at Ferreira Cafe to appreciative diners since he opened the doors to his first restaurant on Peel Street in 1996. Ferreira…

Go Cubes

Say Hello to Go Cubes

Is your morning cup of coffee played out?  That's the theory behind Go Cubes, a big hit at the recent SXSW conference. To the uninitiated they're coffee-flavoured Gummi Bears. To others, they are the future of coffee.  Just two Go…

Ancora Waterfront Dining And Patio

Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio

If we could blink our way to a brunch destination in Canada today, we'd choose #70 on our list, Vancouver's Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio. Located along the False Creek seawall, Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio fuses Peruvian and Japanese…

Questlove Somethingtofoodabout

Questlove Somethingtofoodabout

Questlove is a wildly creative drummer, producer, musical director, culinary entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author. In his new book somethingtofoodabout, he turns his own creative curiosity towards the world of food. Somethingtofoodabout features Questlove in conversations with ten…

Green Queens are the New Supermodels

The UK has a fresh new import:  women bloggers  promoting healthy eating with the lure of a photogenic lifestyle. Ella Woodward,  Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley and Amelia Freer are all authors with new big-name-publishing-house cookbooks out right now. Ella Woodward's debut…

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