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Travel Tuesday: Marché Jean Talon (Montreal)

On my recent trip to Montreal, a definite highlight for me was the Marché Jean Talon.  Normally when I travel, seeking out local markets is one of the first things I do either before or as soon as I arrive.  Nothing like a little food shopping action to totally immerse yourself in the (food) culture […]

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Nadège goes online!

If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you’ll know that Nadège Patisserie is the place I recommend to anyone who asks for “Toronto’s best macarons.”  If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you might remember I interviewed Nadège herself for Spotlight Toronto a couple of years ago, when the store had only […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Creamy cauliflower soup sans cream (with carrots)

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Creamy cauliflower soup sans cream, p 68) was most definitely a serendipitous choice – not only did I have all the ingredients on hand but also some withering, odd-shaped carrots that needed using up (above).  The soup is a simple one – with onion, garlic, celery, cauliflower and […]

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The McCormick Flavor Forecast 2013: a preview

After thoroughly enjoying my involvement with the McCormick Flavor Forecast last year, I was very happy to be invited to participate again for the 2013 report, officially launching later today! The Flavor Forecast is a report identifying emerging culinary trends that will drive culinary innovation over the coming year and beyond. This year, blogger participants […]

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Les Petits Chefs in the kitchen with Emily Richards – making gnocchi!

We were thrilled to welcome Emily Richards into the Petits Chefs kitchen lab this week.  She is a highly experienced and well-regarded Professional Home Economist with extensive know-how in the food industry, strengthened by her Bachelor of Science, Home Economics specializing in Food and Nutrition from the University of Western Ontario and over 15 years […]

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Mmm… Montreal!

I just spent  a whirlwind weekend (Friday evening to late Sunday afternoon) in Montreal as a guest of Tourisme Montréal.  I’ve got a few posts writing themselves in my head but in the meantime, enjoy a sneak peek of some of the delightful eats and drinks we partook in (yeah it’s a hard life but […]

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