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A Walk on the Wild Side

12 Aug

I’m staying in the Irish community of Tilting on Fogo Island. It’s a place of leaning fences, rust fishing stages and patchwork quilts on lines. The people here speak with more of a lilt and are known for their singing […]

Trout and Ratatouille en Papillote

13 May

There’s just ONE DAY left to enter my contest to win a 13-cup KitchenAid food processor with Exact-Slice system. I hope this dish inspires you, if you haven’t already entered. Details of the contest are here. I’m trying ratatouille three […]

Summer Rolls with Mango, Lime & Mint Dipping Sauce

29 Apr

In anticipation of wearing way fewer clothes a few weeks from now, I decided to make the healthy summer rolls in vegan triathlete Brendan Brazier’s Thrive Energy Cookbook. They combine cooling cucumber; tangy mango and papaya; and sweet, crunchy carrots; with fresh mint, basil and cilantro. They come with a mango, lime and mint dipping sauce that you’ll just want to drink from the bowl.

Jo Lusted’s Dish Do-Over

11 Apr

Last night, Chef Jo launched her new cookbook, Dish Do-Over. It’s based on her wildly popular Steven and Chris segment of the same name, in which she takes a dish that’s artery-cloggingly or blood-sugar-spikingly delicious, and just keeps the delicious part.

A Race Through Wine Country

7 Feb

People have many reasons for running: To challenge themselves physically and mentally, to raise money for a good cause… to eat and drink as much as they possibly can without exploding. I belong in that last category, and two years […]

No Smartphone, No Cry

3 Feb

Back in November I wrote here about preparing for the Reggae Marathon in Negril, Jamaica. My friend Rebecca LeHeup and I trained together when we were both home in Toronto and kept in touch via Instagram when we were travelling […]

Gifts with Heart

17 Dec

I love supporting small, independent food and drink producers at this time of year. They work hard, care about sustainability and make delicious things with heart. Foodie Pages brings together some of Canada’s best and delivers their goodies right to […]