What’s a crostini? You’ve definitely tried one, whether you realised it or not. It’s simply an open faced sandwich on toasted bread. Baguettes and country-style breads are great choices for bases, since they toast nicely and hold up to weight, while being able to soak up flavours. Crostini are the perfect summer treat because they’re light, but rich […]
The United Nations declared 2016 International Year of Pulses. Beans, lentils, peas, and chickpeas have been part of the food basket for centuries, because people around the world recognize their appeal as nutritious, versatile foods that can play an essential part in healthy diets.
There’s a reason why we say “haute-cuisine” and it’s because France led a food revolution, among others. France gave us the 5 mother sauces, braising, sauté, fantastically delicate desserts, and much more. It’s virtually impossible to find a chef today who doesn’t take pride in having these basic techniques and recipes down pat – especially […]
Happy birthday Canada! To celebrate, we’ve put together some of the country’s top products. These are things that you’re sure to find at just about any Canadian supermarket, and they’re products that Canadians truly love and hold dear. Without further ado, here are our picks for the top 10 Canadian products.
A picnic in the park is a wonderful treat for the friends and family alike. It allows you to enjoy the outdoors while sharing a meal with the people you love. But what to bring? We’ve put together a list of easy, mess-free recipes for you so that you can plan the perfect picnic! Here […]
Summer is finally here! It’s time to put away all those heavy dishes and opt for lighter recipes that are satisfying without being too filling. A bit of spice is always great in the summer, but refreshing fruity dishes really are the stars. It’s time for staying up late, having drinks on the terrace, and […]
Happy Canada Day! In order to celebrate Canada, we’ve put together a list of our top 10 traditional Canadian recipes, or at least, our take on them! These healthy alternatives are every bit as Canadian as the originals, and are sure to become family favourites. So, celebrate Canada’s birthday with our top 10 traditional Canadian […]
In honour of St. Jean-Baptiste Day, also known as La fête nationale in Quebec, we’re celebrating Quebec cuisine. Some of these dishes are more widely known than others, but every Quebecois will recognise them. Our cuisine is homey and comforting, though not necessarily healthy. But it certainly would have sustained the first settlers through the […]
BBQ season is upon us! It’s time to dust off the grill, stock up on charcoal or propane, and get cooking. Grilling is a great way to cook, not only because of the great flavour that smoke lends to foods, but because it allows the fat to drip away without adding much extra oil — […]