Category - Food

Coconut Cake

Tres Leches Coconut Cake

Serve this traditional Latin American dessert at your long weekend barbeque.  It’s the perfect dessert for hot summer evenings. Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 5 eggs, separated 1 cup granulated sugar, divided 1/3 cup 2% milk 1/2 tsp vanilla COCONUT SYRUP 1/2 400-mL can coconut milk 1/2 300-mL can sweetened […]


Epicurean Adventures

Here are our top epicurean adventures for those whose taste buds determine your travel itineraries. 1. Life is Like a Box of Chocolates Creating premium chocolate is an art that requires great skill, dedication, and passion and the master chocolatiers of Lindt spend their lives mastering the craft. For your tailor-made trip in Switzerland, your Vision […]


Lobster Rolls

Just in time for your Canada 150 lunch!  Ingredients 2 cups chopped cooked lobster meat, (3 to 4 lobster tails) 1/2 cup diced celery 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 green onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp lemon zest 1 tbsp lemon juice 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper […]


A fun twist on BBQ Corn

Summer isn’t complete without an old-fashioned corn roast. BBQ as you normally would, then try out one of these fun toppers! Herb Butter: Mix 1/2 cup butter with 2 tbsp each finely chopped parsley and tarragon and 1/2 tsp lemon zest. Indian Zing: Sprinkle cooked corn with cayenne, salt and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. […]



Pesto as per our hands-on cooking class at Nuara Cooking School  in Sicily, part of the Exodus’ Sicily Food Adventure: 10 leaves basil 1 clove garlic 6 whole almonds 1 diced perfect tomato “1 big salt” per our instructor Francesco No Parmesan! No pine nuts! Mash it all up using mortar + pestle Toss into […]


Sicily Food Scene

It’s no surprise that Italian food is so popular around the world. As well as the comfort food most of us grew up with (lasagna! spaghetti!) there are the sun-kissed flavours of tomato and basil and the salty charms of cheese and spicy sausage. And now there’s a “new” destination in Italy for the food-lover: […]