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12
Jun

A fun twist on BBQ Corn

Summer isn’t complete without an old-fashioned corn roast. BBQ as you normally would, then try out one of these fun toppers! Herb Butter: Mix 1/2 cup butter with 2 tbsp each finely chopped parsley and tarragon and 1/2 tsp lemon zest. Indian Zing: Sprinkle cooked corn with cayenne, salt and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. […]

30
May

Pesto!

Pesto as per our hands-on cooking class at Nuara Cooking School  in Sicily, part of the Exodus’ Sicily Food Adventure: 10 leaves basil 1 clove garlic 6 whole almonds 1 diced perfect tomato “1 big salt” per our instructor Francesco No Parmesan! No pine nuts! Mash it all up using mortar + pestle Toss into […]

30
May

Sicily Food Scene

It’s no surprise that Italian food is so popular around the world. As well as the comfort food most of us grew up with (lasagna! spaghetti!) there are the sun-kissed flavours of tomato and basil and the salty charms of cheese and spicy sausage. And now there’s a “new” destination in Italy for the food-lover: […]

30
May

The Mediterranean Mary

Dive into summer with this refreshing drink. 1/2 oz dry sherry the juice of ⅛ fresh lemon 1tsp finely chopped fresh dill 1/4 tsp hot sauce 4 oz tomato juice. Stir well to mix. Add a pinch of salt and pepper (to taste) and garnish with a stalk of fresh dill. From LCBO Food & […]

1
May

Best Rooftop Patios in Canada

Here are the best rooftop patios from coast to coast to kick back on this summer. Patio season has arrived. The Argyle, Halifax A fixture for the past 20 years in the entertainment district of Halifax, the Argyle is definitely the place to see and be seen.     Terrasse Sur l’Aberge, Montreal Located in the heart of […]

12
Apr

Bunny Cake

  An adorable addition to your holiday meal or a fun cake for a child’s birthday. INGREDIENTS Frosting 3 sticks (12 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature 6 cups confectioners’ sugar Pinch fine salt 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 2 – 3 Tbsp milk Bunny 2 baked 9-inch round cake layers (your favourite recipe or a […]

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