Chopped Canada Teen Tournament #3: Using Crumpets and Quince

With Christmas coming up, why not use the dessert round’s ingredients to create a sweet casserole dish for Christmas morning (who cares if the kids are going to get more hyper?  It’s Christmas Day.  It’s allowed).    In the basket for… Continue Reading

Baked French Toast with Hong Kong Style Coconut Bread

Coconut bread, also known as “cocktail bread” (gai may bao in Cantonese), is readily available at Chinese bakeries and grocery stores (like T&T). This sweet-tasting bread is perfect for making French toast, which is what we did on Christmas Day. … Continue Reading

I Want Cheese, Please!

Grilled cheese is one of my weaknesses.  It’s so good on a cold winter day, especially when accompanied with tomato soup.  Imagine my excitement when I received an invitation via Twitter to sample some items from Say Cheese, a new… Continue Reading

Deliciously, Delectable Brunch…At Home!

Meghna Lamore My husband loves to cook. Fortunately – for everyone concerned – so do I. The first time we “officially” met (discounting hurried smiles and murmured words in the hallway), he had just cooked a sumptuous Easter dinner for… Continue Reading

Sunset Grill Opens on Bloor Street

Cynthia Cheng Mintz I was saddened to hear about the closure of Le Pain Quotidien on Yonge North of Bloor.  However, it seems that a “replacement” has quickly sprung up.  While Sunset Grill does not have the trendiness of a… Continue Reading