CANADIANS + FOOD

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 healthier but have a busy lifestyle, Chiamigos has the solution for both…a breakfast cereal or late-night snack, the Chia pudding mix will fill you up while knowing you’re consuming a …

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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 and perseverance that ultimately produces a wonderful meal.  Granny’s Kitchen is author Sadé Smith’s debut children’s book where she portrays a little girl, Shelly-Ann, learning to replicate her grandmother’s familiar …

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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 always have the next installment on my book store’s wish list.  And when the 27th book, Not Dark Yet, came out in 2021, it was at the top of my …

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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 educator, and co-host of the beloved series Moosemeat & Marmalade, which airs in three languages around the world. The Cooking School is a virtual offering that builds on Dan’s record …

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Above photo credit: Tourism PEI/Paul Baglole Foodies’ favourite time to travel throughout Prince Edward Island is in the fall when festivals and experiences are happening all over the island. Be sure to pay a visit to this amazing province chock full of culinary experiences!  https://www.tourismpei.com/what-to-do/culinary From May 1st to October 31st, join Orwell Corner Historic …

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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 in the political capital.  Along with the series, Terry has released some wonderful stand-alone novels as well. We first hear of Daniel and his Scottish political side-kick Angus in The …

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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 regional cuisine.  And what easier way to do that but to tuck this book under your arm and use the experts’ knowledge of their province: Karen Anderson and Matilde Sanchez-Turri. …

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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. The company that is elevating this idea is G’day…connecting people with local farm producers in your backyard.  If you’ve ever stopped by a roadside farm stall selling the family’s yield, …

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Saskatchewan is one of those provinces you drive through to get to your destination. In one of my jobs, I flew into Saskatoon or Regina a few times a year and drove around to the smallest of communities…and was so thankful for that job. I got to experience the amazing beauty in this province that …

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Who better to know about edibles for our garden, than author Mike Lascelle, a nursery manager and certified arborist. He brings 35 years of experience that includes estate gardening, landscape construction and design along with authoring several books on plant selection and garden design, as well as articles for various publications. He lives in Maple Ridge, …

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