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Farmer’s Basket Bounty: Week One and Two

I’ve signed up for a Farmer’s Market Basket, and just recently I’ve started collecting my bounty. I get a basket of vegetables once a week from a local organic farm, and the contents vary depending on what was freshly picked that same day. Week 1 bounty: garlic scapes turnips with their greens fresh peas cabbage 2 heads of  ...

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Bombay Sapphire VIP event

ย Early in July I was invited to the Bombay Sapphire VIP event that was held at First Fridays, which is a food truck festival on the first Friday of every month. Not only did I get the heavenly choice to eat anything I wanted, but I also got to taste the Bombay Sapphire East gin. There were many other bloggers there, and we were all enjoying  ...

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Product Review: Muthins

A couple weeks ago I attended the opening event for the Corey Vines pop-up shop at Mansfield Athletic Club, downtown Montreal. It was a great event in honour of the up-and-coming locally-designed athletic wear, and there were a couple health food brands there, hoping to garner a bit of exposure for their products. One of those brands was  ...

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Cooking with Friends: Food Workshops

ย Last weekend I was invited to a cooking workshop hosted by my friend Amie. Amie is a food and travel writer, and she is incredibly knowledgeable about the science of cooking. She is also a great teacher, so when she invited me to come to her canning workshop, I was thrilled! Organic strawberry jam was the first thing on the menu. We made two  ...

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The Complete Coconut Cookbook Review

Coconut is all over the supermarket shelves these days, reclaimed as a indulgent treat and placed in the spotlight for their nutritious qualities. But what do we do with these coconut products? Camilla Saulsbury, writer and recipe developer, clears the air in her most recent cookbook called The Complete Coconut Cookbook. Hitting shelves today,  ...

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Edible Flowers

It was a sunny Sunday morning, and Ben and I hopped into our rent-a-car and took off to Terrebonne, a small city just north of Montreal (and apparently the 8th largest city in the province). It was a very charming little town that sits along the waterfront, with large old historic homes and lots of green parks, and of course the long retired  ...

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