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.
Our wine scribe Jim Walker along with his wife and partner in vinous pursuits, Hélène Buisson, had been visiting Provence and enjoying its Southern Rhône nectars for years. But little did he […]
With worldwide concern about the Wuhan Coronavirus growing, this is not the time to be stuck on a zombie ship in Asia that no one wants to let dock, and could become […]
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 […]
Located near the border of Switzerland in the alpine mountains just 35 miles north of Milan, the Italian Lakes District offers some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. In fact, […]
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 […]
Ever in search of new elixirs to tantalize the taste buds of his wine club members, our wine scribbler Jim Walker and his wife Hélène Buisson journeyed to the Alsace wine region […]
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.