Food & Drink

The wines of home

Wine has been known since the dawn of civilization. The first thing Noah did after the flood was plant a vineyard and get drunk (Genesis IX: 20, 21).

Egg pudding

When Ummul Begum moved to Canada from Bangladesh in 2008, she made sure she packed her favourite recipes, including the recipe her grandmother passed onto her: Egg Pudding.

Sleeping Giant Sommelier

Som·me·lier: noun, a wine steward.

Bubbles galore!

Through the Christmas and New Year holiday season – and on so many other festive occasions throughout the year – we want to celebrate with wine that embodies all the fun, frolic and frivolity that

Joulu Piparkakku – Finnish Gingerbread Cookies - a holiday treat

Lea Hayes recipe for Joulu Piparkakku – Finnish Gingerbread Cookies – is to die for. It’s not your typical gingerbread cookie recipe.

New York, New York!

With all the excitement over the great wines coming from the American west coast – California, Washington, Oregon – it is easy to overlook the third largest American producer on the other side of t

Korovai wedding bread

If a group of Ukrainian women invite you to an evening of bread making, don’t expect to sip tea and watch the dough rise.

Especially if you’re making korovai wedding bread.

Beyond California

While California lies at the beating heart of winemaking in the United States, in both quantity and quality, there are other centres of excellence worth exploring.

Karela: bitter gourd

Whenever Neena Lamba prepares her mother’s recipe for karela, she’s instantly taken back to her childhood days growing up in India when her family took the train to their yearly vacation destinatio

California dreaming

Historically, wine emerged from the old world – Europe and the Middle East; today it flows from all around the world.


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