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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 […]

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 […]

Mona Brown’s Fogo Island

15 Aug

“I grew up one of six siblings—three girls and three boys. During the day our mother and several other ladies would go out berry picking. They’d mark the trail with blue ribbons, so when we got home from school, we’d […]

An Island Chef’s Guide to Wild Greens

13 Aug

If you see Fogo Island Inn chef Murray McDonald crawling around scanning the rocks near the inn, don’t worry. He has neither lost his mind nor a contact lens, he is looking for wild plants for the evening menu. The […]