Thanksgiving is just around the corner… in Canada at least as it will take place weekend. For our dear neighbors to the south, I am sure many are already planning their menus and trip arrangements to see family. In my family it is a small and quaint affair as this is the weekend we close […]
I have been thinking about the holidays and my lists are done, but I have not started anything in preparation yet. Honestly I am a little overwhelmed by the holidays this year it seems. I really need to take a step back and breath.
And it is as if Lululemon heard my call when I […]
RED TO REMEMBER
On December 1 it will be World AIDS Day
The “cooking red to remember” for World Aids Day is an initiative by Angela, of the blog Spinach Tiger, who lost a brother and a cousin to Aids. Read the eloquent post she wrote about her experience.
Here is a little retrospective of […]
Everyone in Montreal is familiar with the epic Dans la Rue organization, which was Founded by Father Emmett Johns (nicknamed Pops) in 1988. This grassroots, community-based organization works with street kids and at-risk youth aged 12 to 25. The philosophy of of the organization is to help without judgment into action by providing street kids […]
Funny how a recipe can travel around the world and take different shapes, take the crême caramel for example. Of European origin, crême caramel was found in most European restaurant’s menus during the 20th century. Sometimes a crême caramel is called a flan.
But the word flan comes actually from an Old German word “flado” […]
I have the two winning names in hand for the big 75$ cool kitchen gift baskets winners! The numbers from the eligible entries were picked randomly by the store’s owners daughters: they chose numbers 40 and 60. I hope you enjoy your prizes.
Congratulations Tasty Trix and Rituparna
If you ladies want to celebrate with […]
I am getting really pumped and trying to get organized for the upcoming event on Oct 15th, the…
1st annual Cheap Ethnic Eatz food film marathon and pot luck
A day of movies about food…with food, starting at noon and running for 12 hours. This is a private on-invitation only event as it is at […]