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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 […]

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 […]

Coca-Cola Cake, Popcorn Ice Cream and Twizzlers Sauce

1 Aug

“You might say this place is my second home; I’d say it’s more my home,” says 22-year-old Farzam Fallah, head pastry chef at Toronto’s Richmond Station. “I spend more time here than in my own house.”   It’s Sunday afternoon; […]

Tobacco, Turmeric and Twizzlers

1 Aug

At 22 years old, pastry chef Farzam Fallah is already making a name for himself thanks to the weird and wonderful desserts he creates at Richmond Station, in Toronto. I met with him recently on his day off to watch […]

Jungle Adventures in Belize

12 Apr

This morning I was excited to see my travel story on Belcampo Lodge, Belize, in the National Post. It was an especially hard one to write: I met so many special people and experienced so many new things there, that […]

Anna Olson Does Not Do Cracks

4 Dec

“My cheesecake is satiny rich, yet light—the goal is not to let it crack,” says Food Network chef Anna Olson.