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Charbroiled Sweet Potatoes

ONE DAY AT CRESSY HOUSE—my place in Prince Edward County—I was playing around with cooking vegetables directly on charcoal. I threw on a sweet potato, and an hour later, voilà! It’s so easy but it’s one of the most unique…

Road Apples

Forget Pumpkin Spiced lattes; this pared-down apple and Averna-spiced cocktail is a far more satisfying take on Autumn-in-a-glass.

Turmeric Pan-Fried Sablefish

SOMETIMES WHEN I GET HOME after a long day in the kitchen, I do not feel much like cooking. But if my wife and I want something light, I’ll make something really simple anyway. That’s when turmeric fried fish is…

Back Deck Oysters

A PILE OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND OYSTERS is a party just waiting to happen. To get the ball rolling skip elaborate toppings and keep it simple. True oyster lovers favour toppings that highlight the briny sweetness of our worldclass oysters…

Bar Raval’s Dressed to Suppress

Of all the watering holes around the country, none evokes such ardent enthusiasm as Bar Raval. The beloved bar retains the title of Canada’s Best Bar for a second year, by a wide margin of votes from our judges. Here's…

Leisure Noise Cocktail

This fragrant rum-based libation from John Bunner, Operations Manager at Alo, Aloette, and Alobar in Toronto, is garnished with a bundle of herbs tied together with lemon peel—inspired by a bouquet garni used for flavouring stocks and stews.   Leisure Noise Cocktail…

Jesse Friesen’s Piri Piri Fried Chicken Salad

Piri Piri Fried Chicken Salad from The Merchant Kitchen and Pizzeria Gusto Chef Jesse Friesen Love fried chicken but trying to eat healthy?  You get the best of both worlds with this recipe from Chef Jesse Friesen of Winnipeg’s The…

High & Dry Cocktail

Inspired by a Negroni Sbagliato, this bright and floral High & Dry cocktail from Kaitlyn Stewart, Manager at Royal Dinette in Vancouver (and 2017 Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year), is the perfect crowd-pleasing aperitif   High & Dry…

Levante Cocktail

Named after the hot, dry winds that blow through the sherry-producing regions of Spain, Breanne Belitski's, (Head Bartender at Little Oak Bar in Halifax), simple sherry-based Levante cocktail tastes like an elegant updated martini.   Levante Cocktail INGREDIENTS: 11⁄2 oz London Dry…

Coffee Tartlet

Part decadent filling, part silky crumble, this coffee tartlet recipe from Lavazza will have you going back for seconds. Or thirds. 

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