Chopped Canada, Season 3, Episode 4: Roasted Chrysanthemum Crusted Lamb

Ingredients for the second (i.e. main) course on the fifth episode of this season’s Chopped Canada were:  lamb crown, tomato sauce, nutritional yeast and chrysanthemum leaves.  The first thing that came to mind was roast lamb.  But I was trying… Continue Reading

Matzoh, Lamb and Tabouli: Some Easter and Passover Dinner Photos

I don’t typically share personal dinner photos that take place in my home, but I thought I’d show readers what I made over the long weekend.  My husband is a non-observant Jew and I’m a lapsed Catholic who was educated… Continue Reading

A Delicious, Country Atmosphere at Lafayette Bistro

This little delight of a restaurant opened just over a year ago just a stone’s throw from brunch favourite, County General.  Owned by Nice-born Jean-Pierre Boué and Nadia Moalic, Lafayette Bistro offers a delicious petite menu with classic French fare such… Continue Reading

Montreal Trip Restaurant Review: Gibbys

Walking into the Old Montreal location of Gibbys makes guests feel like they’ve gone back in time.  Sticking with the vibe of the rest of the area, the restaurant, with its big iron gate and stone walls both inside and… Continue Reading