Truth is I actually stole a peach. I walked right up and plucked it from the tree, then stood there giggling like a 13-year old after stealing her first kiss. (Yes, I was a late bloomer, just like the peaches this year.) But I’m not sure admitting to stealing on your blog is good for one’s reputation. (Though neither is that kis [...]
One night in June, Avenue Road and the ROM turns into an gourmet grazing zone exclusively for people attending Toronto Taste and supporting Second Harvest.
Over 1000 guests. 61 chefs, restaurants and food purveyors. 32 beverage purveyors. Over 73,000 tastes prepared. And the results of this? Other than the killer food? (just keep scrolling [...]
As part of her 86’d events Monday nights at the Drake, Ivy Knight ran the 86’d Food Photography Awards Night last night and one of my submission won the Phone Category!
This photo which I call “Zane, Zane and Mark” which I took one day when Thundering Thelma was parked near Queen & Church and Mark Cutrara was serving a meatball sandwich a [...]
The last batch of mini meat pies just came out of the oven and cooling for tonight’s #MeatLuk hosted by @foodie411
These are a version of an appetiser I’ve served at cocktail parties in the past, but I switched it up a bit by using Thai red curry paste in lieu of the original curry powder. In fact I used the same curry paste I ma [...]
As Longo’s Ambassador and Chief CheapEater, I figured it was my duty to try out their prepared foods, especially since their current marketing is promoting Take it – Make it – Learn it (ready-to-eat, ready-to-cook, and how to cook). So I recruited my partner-in-CheapEats Gerry and we spent a day at Longo’s eating every meal ̵ [...]
Did a little photoshoot on the Romansco Cauliflower I got from Longo’s on Friday… played with the colour a little to see what was what and this what we got.
Love the pointy little flowers. Not only beautiful but tasty!
[Elaine just informed me that Benoit Mandlebrot, the founder of the field of fractal mathematics, died recently [...]
So tasty! Fresh mango salad with chicken – nothing wrong there.
California Thai in the Toronto Life Square food court, north east corner of Yonge & Dundas.
And finally, the food shots from the Tasting Tour of Piedmont at the Secret Pickle Supper Club (www.secretpicklesupperclub.com) One of the antipasti dishes served at the Secret Pickle Supper Club Tasting Tour of PIedmont.
This is an artichoke and goat cheese tart which was served with bagna cauda and topped with a simple argula salad.
One of the benefits of blogging about your favourite beverage is that from time to time you will arrive on an island to find your favourite gin in the liquor cabinet.
The downside of finding your favourite gin in the liquor cabinet is that you will drink the gin.
The downside of drinking the gin is that eventually there is no more of your [...]
I haven’t decided yet whether I will be participating in NaBloPoMo this year, but as I was sitting here weighing the pros and cons, I got an email from myfriendisKate. She forwarded today’s Gourmet Weekly pointing me to a little lex-flavoured tidbit which I completely, COMPLETELY, over-looked. (and I’m blogging about it ju [...]
Why are these called “panned eggs”?
A little Salt & Pepper Shrimp from my “dirty little secret” Chinadian buffet spot.