CANADIANS + FOOD

Canada is not only a beautiful and desirable place to live, it’s history can be found in cook books and recipes.

Join us as we explore the Canadian culinary landscape.

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A Piece of Black Cake for Santa

Let me introduce you to an extraordinary author…Yolanda T. Marshall. She is a Guyanese-Canadian who started writing poems at an early age and just kept

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The Science and Spirit of Seaweed

Discovering Food, Medicine and Purpose in the Kelp Forests of the Pacific Northwest. With the onset of sushi popularity, came the fascination with seaweed for

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truLOCAL

When my kids were younger and I was working, the biggest challenge was coming home and trying to figure out what to make for dinner…again!

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Natalie MacMaster

Award winning Canadian Natalie MacMaster, fiddler extraordinaire and proponent of Celtic music and traditions, is on the road again. If she isn’t busy enough with

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Prana Organic

When you read about people like Alon Farber and Marie-Josée Richer, founders of Prana, you know immediately they practice what they preach. Living sustainably, organically and inclusively,

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The Next Supper

In the same way Anthony Bourdain exposed the restaurant world in Kitchen Confidential, Corey Mintz takes a look at some of the most egregious practices

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Cosman & Webb Maple Syrup

What ingredient is more quintessential than Quebec’s maple syrup? When I worked in the school system, we would take bus loads of kids to Quebec

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Chiamigos

What do you get when you combine the experience of a teacher, engineer and triathlete? Why, Chiamigos, of course!  And if you’re looking to eat

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Granny’s Kitchen

Want to introduce your budding chefs to Caribbean food? Start with an inspiring story about a little girl’s experience in the kitchen and her struggles

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Peter Robinson

Meet author Peter Robinson…a Canadian/British author that has some serious writing experience on his resume. I’ve read every book in the Inspector Banks series and

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Culinary Travel on Vancouver Island

Photo credit:  https://vancouverisland.travel/ Victoria With his background in high-end and Michelin-star European restaurants, Chef Dan Hayes, aka The London Chef, is a classically-trained chef, world-class

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Terry Fallis

Since we’re reviewing a cookbook from Ottawa, I thought it would be fun to highlight the work of an author that sets his Angus series

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Food Artisans of Alberta

This summer at Canadian Cookbooks, we’re exploring culinary travel throughout our great country.  Alberta is a must on any foodie’s list to discover local and

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G’day

We have heard how important it is to eat and shop local during the pandemic…and our farmers are happy with that shift in food consciousness.

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Ontario Picnics

Photo: Amos Family Picnic, 1937. Taken by Harold G. Amos, at Lighthouse Beach near North Bay.   I was intrigued with this cover photo as my

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Manitoba Culinary Travel

For many of us living on either side of Manitoba, the most we see of this beautiful province is the TransCanada Highway taking us to

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Hanes Hummus

We’ve all come to love hummus over the last decade and it’s become a staple in many people’s fridges.  But if you want to elevate

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Quebec by the Sea

Quebec Maritime Region Culinary Tourism Photo credit: ©Studio du Ruisseau/Le Quebec maritime When my kids were pre-teens, we took a road trip through Quebec, navigating

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Tales From Under the Rim

Tim Hortons is as iconic to Canada as saying “eh”!  When I traveled for business, I could always count on a Timmies being somewhere within

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Mojo Jojo Pickles

Johwanna “Jojo” Alleyne brought her project development and photography skills to a business that has grown to include pickles, condiments, beverage syrups, and shrubs.  Mojo

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Cocktail Bomb Shop

You’re having a party tonight and realize you’re short on alcohol mixes and you know your guests love their cocktails.  No worries…you just go to

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Eating These Foods Make Me

When your children are little, you want to instill a healthy sense of well being including the food they eat.  Babies, toddlers and small children

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New Brunswick

Our country is opening up and what better way to explore the culinary delights Canada has to offer than to check out food festivals, culinary

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Beary Berry Honey

Its time for Farmer’s Markets to be opening up again and what better place to explore local honey flavours and varieties!  If you’re not close

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The Gown

I stumbled upon Jennifer Robson’s books with Somewhere in France and have read everything she’s written since, including her latest book, Our Darkest Night.  Upon

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Seasoned Plate

Every once in a while, you come across a personality that intrigues you.  Chef Stephen Barrett is one of those people.  Highly visible in the

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Beatrice and Croc Harry

When someone asks me my favourite book that I’ve read (and I’ve read thousands!) my automatic reply is Book of Negroes.  Once that was read

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Smokin Jon’s BBQ & Company

It’s time to push any lasting snow off our barbecues and embrace the spring air and outdoor culinary delights!  To get you thinking about entertaining

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Sprucewood Shortbread Cookies

I saw some shortbread cookies on a charcuterie board this past Christmas and my interest was piqued.  Who pairs a cookie with meat and cheese? 

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Ida Linehan Young

My latest obsession?  Finding Canadian authors that transport me to a place and time that not only entertains but educates me.  I came across a

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