Here we are in self-isolation, the whole world now included. As a writer, I believe I’ve been in training for this situation all my life. And as “a writer who cooks,” I’m […]
With a five-day window in our upcoming trip to UK, we’re trying to think of somewhere in Europe to visit; a cheap, quick flight to an intriguing destination, where we’ve never been, […]
As we move away from red meat in our diet, I’m trying out various forms of soy meat. Some of this fake meat tastes real. Others, I’m not so sure.
In winter comfort food is necessary for the good of the soul, which means a good fry up has to be on the menu. My search for new ways to present fried […]
When I first wrote about shakshuka in the spring of 2013, almost no one knew what it was, let alone the name, but now there are plenty of spots in Toronto which […]
If you think of tomato soup as the ultimate comfort food, then this is for you. But our ancestors thought the plant poisonous and just grew it for decoration.
Comfort food is very much on my mind as we finish up the last of the Christmas turkey in a splendid and tasty turkey pot pie.
On the lovely island of Barbados for a week, we discover a Thomas-the-Tank-Engine-cute little train which huffs and puffs to the top of the hill and back.
On December 7, 1941, 78 years ago today, the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service launched a pre-emptive strike against the US naval base at Pearl Harbour, which President Franklin D. Roosevelt named […]
At the Malmaison hotel in Cheltenham I discover the secret to perfect creamy scrambled eggs in my continuing quest for comfort foods. I’ve only recently come to like scrambled eggs. I suppose […]