The Toronto Boat Show starts on January 12, 2013, so one’s mind somehow turns to the love of boats, plans of sailing the oceans on a tall ship, bareboat cruising through remote Caribbean islands, […]
RECIPES: Eggs Benedict, eggs Florentine and eggs Royale, three perfect ways to create a delicious Sunday brunch, plus Hollandaise sauce.
One of life’s more pleasant pursuits is watching the sun set. It must harken back to a less complicated age, or some time in our pre-history, when the setting of the sun […]
RECIPE: French onion soup or Soupe à l’oignon is an authentic dish from Paris.
The colour of the waters of the Exuma Cays in The Bahamas are such an extraordinary turquoise that they have their own brand – Exuma Blue. The chain of 365 jewel-like cays […]
DIARY: More about the scotch bucket.
RECIPE: Traditional roast potatoes are the best accompaniment to roast turkey, roast beef and roast pork.
I’ve only known Diane three days and she asks me to go to a PowerPoint presentation. I resist for a while and then think what the heck, we can always have dinner […]
RECIPE: Chili con carne and chili sin carne, outstanding comfort food ideas for really cold days. DIARY: The origins of my first book, How to Eat Well and Stay Single.
RECIPE: Boeuf Bourguignon, a rich beef casserole with red wine, tiny onions and mushrooms added. French comfort food from Burgundy.