Tag Archives: berries

The Groundhog of Fruits

21 Oct

When I was visiting Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland, last week, I discovered dogberries–they grow on dogwood trees in almost every garden and along the sides of roads. They’re scarlet fruits, like large holly berries, and look for sure like they’d poison […]

If It’s Good Enough for Spacemen…

18 Oct

“They feed sea buckthorn berries and oils to Russian astronauts before they go to Space to protect them against cosmic radiation,” says Michael Gale, a co-owner of natural skincare company Beautiful Rock.

Todd Perrin’s Mixed Berry Pie

15 Sep

In between doing major construction work and menu planning for his new restaurant Mallard Cottage (opening soon in Quidi Vidi Village, Newfoundland), Season 1 Top Chef Canada fan favourite Todd Perrin created this fall pie recipe for Reader’s Digest.

Food Day Canada in Saskatoon

15 Aug

On Food Day Canada, food blogger and photographer Jean-Francois Frenette got in a plane, for the first time in his life, and flew to Saskatoon from his home town, Quebec City, to discover some amazing Prairies food and drink. He’s […]

Food Day Canada on Fogo Island

8 Aug

Food Day Canada falls on the August long weekend each year. It’s a coast-to-coast-to-coast celebration of our national bounty. For the last 11 years, food activist, historian and author Anita Stewart has challenged home cooks and chefs across the country to create […]

Pretty Ice Bowls

6 Jun

I’m always looking for things to inspire me as a food editor. Within minutes of landing on the blog Kitchen Vignettes, by Toronto-based videographer Aube Giroux, I realized it was goose-bumps special. The first clip I watched told a winter story […]