SIAL 2017: Sorbets from Fontaine Santé, Vegan Burgers from the UK and MORE!

SIAL 2017, was, as usual, overwhelming.  So many brands not yet in the GTA, or even Ontario or Canada, period!  Of course, there are brands which are already here, like Fontaine Santé, known for its hummus (they were sampling just… Continue Reading

Chopped Canada Season 2, Episode 13: Licorice Donut Cake Pops

I think this is only my second post using the dessert basket!  The remaining two contestants were to make a dessert using sprinkle donuts, pomelo, peanuts and licorice babies (licorice bits).  I had first thought of making some sort of… Continue Reading

Chopped Canada Season Two: Salmon Wontons with Vanilla Yogurt?

A while back, I made the mistake of purchasing vanilla yogurt instead of plain for a curry dish I had planned to cook.  Whoops!  I ended up making something else with the chicken due to the mistake.  However, on Chopped… 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

Astro Original Greek Yogourt: A Delicious Indulgence

The wonderful people over at Fleishman-Hillard recently sent me three tubs of Astro Original Greek Yogourt each in different flavours – plain, strawberry and honey.  I have to admit that I rarely eat flavoured yogurts, opting for plain and either… Continue Reading