Tag Archives: holidays

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 […]


12 Dec


This is Stephane Aubin, and I want his Christmas sweater. I also want to show you this cool thing the prop designer and stylist made at Twas the Month Before, a weekend of holiday workshops that ran in November at Deerhurst Resort, in Muskoka, Ontario.

Hot Marmalade Pudding Soufflé

15 Sep

A lighter version of Skye restaurant The Three Chimneys‘ famous Hot Marmalade Pudding.

The Three Chimneys Hot Marmalade Pudding

15 Sep

This traditional steamed pudding, created by Shirley Spear, has become a signature dish of the Three Chimneys Restaurant in the Isle of Skye.  It is so popular that it never has been off the menu for the past twenty-eight years. […]

Raw Chocolate and Date Tart

5 Dec

Do not be fooled by this vegan dessert, it’s rich and has mass appeal and a luxurious texture. –Chef Benjamin Baker, Travaasa, Austin, Texas Crust 2 cups Medjool dates, pitted 2/3 cup almonds 2/3 cups cashews 2/3 cups pecans 2 […]

Chestnut Mushroom Tourtiere

5 Dec

Vegetarians no longer have to skip the traditional tourtiere! For convenience, use pre-cooked, vacuum-packed chestnuts. Serve tourtiere warm or chilled with tomato chili sauce or fruit chutney. –Alison Kent, recipe developer Prep time: 20 minutes Total time: 1 hour Makes: […]

Eat Your Evergreens

15 Nov

Over the last year, I’ve noticed all kinds of evergreen tree elements cropping up on menus.  They’re not the easiest thing to cook with: overdo the pine, and you risk ending up with food that tastes like mouthwash. But add […]