Category - Food

30
May

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: […]

30
May

The Mediterranean Mary

Dive into summer with this refreshing drink. 1/2 oz dry sherry the juice of ⅛ fresh lemon 1tsp finely chopped fresh dill 1/4 tsp hot sauce 4 oz tomato juice. Stir well to mix. Add a pinch of salt and pepper (to taste) and garnish with a stalk of fresh dill. From LCBO Food & […]

1
May

Best Rooftop Patios in Canada

Here are the best rooftop patios from coast to coast to kick back on this summer. Patio season has arrived. The Argyle, Halifax A fixture for the past 20 years in the entertainment district of Halifax, the Argyle is definitely the place to see and be seen.     Terrasse Sur l’Aberge, Montreal Located in the heart of […]

12
Apr

Bunny Cake

  An adorable addition to your holiday meal or a fun cake for a child’s birthday. INGREDIENTS Frosting 3 sticks (12 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature 6 cups confectioners’ sugar Pinch fine salt 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 2 – 3 Tbsp milk Bunny 2 baked 9-inch round cake layers (your favourite recipe or a […]

27
Mar

Mint Chocolate Meringues

  A tasty twist on a classic. These treats can be made kosher for Passover. Ingredients 2 egg whites 1/2 tsp mint extract 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup chopped chocolate chips Method Preheat oven to 325-degrees. Place parchment paper on a cookie sheet and set aside. In a medium mixing bowl beat egg whites and […]

28
Feb

Welsh Cakes (Picau Ar Y Maen)

  In celebration of March 1, St David’s Day, a celebration of Welsh culture in Wales and around the world, why not fry up a batch of these tasty Welsh cakes to have with you tea (yes we said fry up some cakes, trust us, they are delicious!). Ingredients 1 lb flour 1 tsp baking powder […]