Anatomy of a Dish: Short Ribs Glazed with Tree Syrups

9 Dec

Last month Chef John Horne of Toronto restaurant Canoe took Gold at the Ontario round of Gold Medal Plates–an annual Canadian culinary championship that has to date raised $8.2 million for Canada’s Olympic athletes. Here he breaks down his winning […]

Cauliflower Coleslaw

28 Nov

This tangy and spicy shaved slaw was created by chefs Conor Joerin and Scott Pennock, of the Emerson in Toronto. It’s from Amy Rosen’s new cookbook, Toronto Cooks. It’s full of crunchy veggies–the thinner you slice ’em the better! If […]

Toronto Cooks “Eat the Book” Contest

28 Nov

Amy Rosen just launched a contest that will have you high-kicking your way through the streets of Toronto, if you win. She is the author of Toronto Cooks, a new cookbook featuring 100 recipes by 50 chefs from some of […]

Stratford Sticks Together

24 Oct

You hear about restaurant owners leaving negative Yelp reviews for competitors or undercutting them till it hurts. But in an industry that’s already challenging for its long hours, high-pressure environment and financial perils thanks to changing economic and dining trends, […]

An Alternative to Food Banks

20 Oct

It’s a big week for Nick Saul. The founder of Toronto’s groundbreaking Stop Community Food Centre–now President and CEO of eight Community Food Centres across Canada–is in the running for a Taste Canada food writing award. Winners are announced today, […]

Butternut Cranberry Pudding Cake

1 Oct

Happy October! There’s a cookbook that just came out that is absolutely perfect for the new season–The Everyday Squash Cook. It’s a collaboration between Rob Firing, Ivy Knight and Kerry Knight. Rob is the gourd nerd, who makes a passionate […]

Cheryl Blake’s Lassie Tarts

19 Aug

Chery Blake gets up at 4 am every morning to make the tarts, cakes and cookies at Flat Earth Outpost, the first and only coffee shop and roastery on Fogo Island, Newfoundland. She refused the job at first. Cheryl met […]