Tag Archives: chefs

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 […]

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, […]

Winter is Dead (Long Live the Spring!)

18 Mar

I’m done with The Polar Vortex… Polar Vortex II… Revenge of the Polar Vortex and all those other blood-freezing episodes that kept plunging us back into an icy snow pit of despair, just when we thought we’d seen the worst of Winter 2013-14.

May the Grizzliest Man Win!

26 Feb

A new season of the Food Network’s #1 hit series, Top Chef Canada, premieres Monday, March 10 at 9pm ET/10pm PT, on Food Network Canada. This time I’ll be yelling at the TV in support of my bearded buddy Pierre […]

Canadian Chefs Winning Instagram

11 Feb

The best chefs on Instagram go off-menu: among their tantalizing food shots are candid snaps from their kitchens, tattoo parlours and wilderness weekends. Here are some of my favourites to follow. Feast your eyes: A prolific poster, Connie de Sousa, […]

How to Cook Duck

6 Feb

Mildred’s Temple Kitchen got it right, last night, with their inaugural Winterlicious Tin Chef contest–no Gordon Ramsay theatrics or 18-month-pregnant pauses before announcing the winner, just supportive judges, a warm vibe, an engrossed audience, and a focus on the food. […]

Curled-Up Sticky Treacle Scones

18 Sep

Today’s recipe comes from a crazy-colourful new book, Alice Eats: A Wonderland Cookbook, by Calgarians Julie van Rosendaal and Pierre Lamielle. The tome is based on Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and includes recipes for Mad Hatter’s tea party fare (of course) and everything […]