The vinous adventure continues on the road to the wine show in Cannes, France, including sampling Palon’s heavenly 2004 Gigondas. Continue reading “ON THE ROAD TO CANNES”
MARKET TO TABLE WRAPS
In a marathon session this week, we taped six shows for my new television series in three days at the fabulous Miele demonstration kitchen. What a great feeling it is to have had so much fun, worked with so many fine and talented chefs and had the support of such a great crew from Bell Fibe TV1. Continue reading “MARKET TO TABLE WRAPS”
PERU’S CITY OF KINGS
A powerful civilization once thrived in Ichma before it was conquered by the Spanish in 1535. Continue reading “PERU’S CITY OF KINGS”
WINTER SURVIVAL TRAINING
This is the time of year when we hunker down in the midst of a bleak Canadian winter and dream of warmer places. Except this year, where’s the winter? Continue reading “WINTER SURVIVAL TRAINING”
How can folks live without a companion pet around the house? In my case it’s been cats 10, dogs 1. Continue reading “FELINE FRIENDS”
THE JOY OF FRESH
Diary: Shopping and shooting for my new TV series “Market to Table” in the farmers’ markets of Toronto has been a fresh food revelation.
Recipe: Edible flowers and nutritious sprouts enhance dishes. Continue reading “THE JOY OF FRESH”
MAYAN RUINS AND ALL THAT JAZZ!
Meandering down the Mississippi River from the Big Easy to Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. Continue reading “MAYAN RUINS AND ALL THAT JAZZ!”
DINING OUT, OR IN?
Diary: Shall we dine out tonight, or dine in and save ourselves the hassle?
Recipe: Baked salmon.
Bonus feature: Abbreviations and conversions.
A LONG AND WINEY ROAD
Ambushed into early retirement, I find a new career in my old love for fine wine and good living. Continue reading “A LONG AND WINEY ROAD”