I have had a couple of meals in the last year that have been accompanied by some stupendous pickled vegetables. Spicy, sweet, Korean, Japanese, exotic, you name it, pickling is hot hot hot on trendy menus everywhere so it has been on my mind for awhile to get in the kitchen and do some experimenting. […]
One of our favourite things to do when we’re on the road is to poke around local farmer’s markets. Here are some shots of Charlottetown Farmers’ Market from our recent sister road trip out to Prince Edward Island. This market has a cute and homey feel, and offers up some great selections of delicious local […]
Every trip we make to NYC requires a visit to Eataly – the ultimate Italian mercato style eatery. We always make sure to drop in at least once (usually twice if I have it my way) and never leave without a bag of specialty items to take back home. If you’ve never been, […]
With Mother’s Day around the corner, I have been keeping my eyes open for some inspiration for the perfect gift for all the Moms in our lives. I would love any of these things at any time (hint hint wink wink to my hubby) but with spring in the air they all feel a little […]
I’m always on the lookout for new ways to spice up my everyday recipes or add my own little original twist. Lately I’ve been experimenting with cocktails too, and I was in the most unlikely of places when inspiration struck. Strolling through the Green Living Show this past weekend, I came across some samples […]
I was perusing the aisles of my local kitchen supply store recently and came across a selection of ‘pizza paddles’ for your pizza oven. Sadly, my own personal pizza oven is a couple of years away (although I am counting the minutes when I own one all my own, eventually (sooner) no doubt). I stopped […]
It was a great show this year and I was blown away by the range of Canadian talent present. I am going to have to save up so I can take something home next year. Here is our final round-up of artists we featured from the show.