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.
The Taste of Longing
With Remembrance Day this week, featuring this insightful perspective to war time in Singapore is timely. Ethel Mulvany of Manitoulin Island went on a whirlwind
https://happycaps.ca/ When you grow up with parents selling magic mushrooms in the Netherlands, what’s the best business for you to get into here in Canada?
Prairie Cricket Farms
https://www.prairiecricketfarms.com/ This week we’re introducing you to the world of crickets…just in time for Halloween. Ok, so maybe not the live, chirpy critters but the
https://sweetapolita.com/ Can you imagine your life surrounded by sprinkles? Ask any 5 year old and you’ll get a resounding Of Course!! From her background as
A whole book on pepper? Who knew there was so much information on this spice alone! Joe Barth provides an in-depth study of pepper throughout
https://prairieoils.ca/ I love exploring specialty ingredients and experimenting with infused oils and vinegars. And knowing where your ingredients are coming from and how they are
Genuine Tea Company
Award winning tea duo David and Sarah met like many Canadians – at a ski resort in British Columbia in 2008. From there they picked
“We need food to stay alive; we embrace cuisine out of enjoyment” (pg 9) Prof. Lenore Newman, Director at the Food and Agriculture Institute, Canada
Bow Valley BBQ
Bow Valley BBQ is all about Flavour and quality. Period. https://bowvalleybbq.com/ In a world of sauces, rubs and other condiments, Bow Valley BBQ has risen
Where’s My Joey?
PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARD GOLD WINNERBOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD GOLD WINNERWISHING SHELF BOOK AWARD BRONZE WINNERLITERARY TITAN AWARD GOLD WINNER This book caught my attention because
Take Back the Tray
Let’s change the way we eat. Let’s change the way we live. Let’s change the way we treat each other. https://www.joshnamaharaj.com/take-back-the-tray Joshna Maharaj is a chef
By Jan Wonghttps://janwong.ca/ Shortlisted, 2018 Taste Canada Awards and 2018 Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick Book Award for Non-Fiction Longlisted, 2018 RBC Taylor Prize What
The taste of the Swiss Alps from our farm to your table! https://stonetowncheese.com/ If you’ve ventured away from the mass produced cheese to artisan styles,
Sexy AF Review
https://sexyafspirits.com/ Have you ever been out with friends or at a dinner and wanted to enjoy the same cocktails everyone else was enjoying…but alcohol free?
Peter Fehr is a culinary innovator, entrepreneur, and the creator of Gourmet Inspirations. https://gourmetinspirations.ca/ I’m always curious to know how chefs become interested in the
Secrets of a Hutterite Kitchen
Have you been curious about what life within a Hutterite community looks like? Utopia? Patriarchal misogyny? Who better to enlighten us but someone that has
Peace by Chocolate
Winner of a marketing and brand communication Ovation award! https://peacebychocolate.ca/ Jon Tattrie, author of this insightful look into a Syrian family’s journey to Canada, provides
The Gorgeous Spice Company
The Gorgeous Spice Company makes wildly original spice blends for the kitchen adventurer and culinary free spirit in us all. If you think every great
Newfoundland Salt Company
What recipe doesn’t need salt…I love the many salt options that have sprung up and Newfoundland Salt Company provides so many variations.In 2011, Peter Burt
“Coming Ashore” review
Catherine Gildiner is another favourite author of mine who has written a biographical trilogy of growing up in Buffalo (and other great fictions) and has
“Set Free” review
Celebrating Canadian authors, my first go-to author is Anthony Bidulka who has two series and one stand-alone. His next book comes out in 2022, “Going
Canadian Spirits Review
Whisky, you say? Canadians are renowned for producing some of the world’s best whisky variations yet many don’t know that other spirits are being distilled
What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim – Book Review
This week, we go off the rails a tad… I’m a huge bookworm and especially enjoy discovering Canadian authors. The two sites I use to