Extra Virgin Suicide and how to recognize high quality extra virgin olive oil

Extra Virgin Suicide and how to recognize high quality extra virgin olive oil

Couple of weeks ago the New York Times featured in its opinion’s page a story illustrated by Nicholas Blechman that made us think twice about the quality of the olive oil we buy. The Extra Virgin Suicide, or the adulteration of Italian Olive Oil created a kind of “Olive Oil Gate”, but good news, there […]

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La Cabane : an urban sugar shack!

La Cabane : an urban sugar shack!

Until April 14, Montrealers can enjoy going to the Sugar Shack without leaving the city at La Cabane in Old Montreal. Taking place at Les Éclusiers by Apollo, La Cabane offers a non-traditional sugar shack meal inspired by the conviviality of Portugal food. The Chefs behind the menu are Helena Loureiro from the restaurant Portus […]

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De la rue aux étoiles 2012, an evening of Haute Street Cuisine

De la rue aux étoiles 2012, an evening of Haute Street Cuisine

De la rue aux étoiles 2012 is an evening of Haute Street Cuisine taking place at the Montreal Science Centre on September 27th, 2012 at 6 pm. Some of Montreal’s finest chefs have accepted the challenge of creating the best gourmet tacos in town! And it will be up to you, the guests, along with […]

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Tripes & Caviar, an anti-foodie Club!

Tripes & Caviar, an anti-foodie Club!

Tripes & Caviar, an anti-foodie Club! Mix weird food, great cocktails and funky people and you get Tripes & Caviar Club.

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Cooking shortcuts with InCuisin

Cooking shortcuts with InCuisin

New staple food in my kitchen: InCuisin mashed potatoes and risottos. Frozen food as good as if you make it yourself. Plus healthy smoked trout cakes recipe.

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An afternoon at Cabane à sucre Au Pied de Cochon (sugar shack)

An afternoon at Cabane à sucre Au Pied de Cochon (sugar shack)

Quebec’s best Sugar Shack experience is without a doubt at Cabane à sucre Au Pied de cochon! That must be where “piglets end up when they go to heaven”!
Illustrations: Cabane à sucre Au pied de Cochon

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Bordeaux wines under $30

Bordeaux wines under $30

Did you know that 69 000 hectoliters of Bordeaux wines were exported to Canada in 2009? Per volume, Canada is the 7th biggest importer. Well, it shows you how loved these wines are in Canada, especially among Quebecers who are fond of French wines. If you’re not familiar with Bordeaux, here are some of the […]

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Top 5: Best hot chocolates in Montreal

Top 5: Best hot chocolates in Montreal

I recently wrote an article on my Top 5 – Hot Chocolate in Montreal for SweetSpotQc. In addition, I also had a real “Coup de coeur” for a drinking chocolate made in Toronto by ChocoSol Traders.

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Say Cheese!

Say Cheese!

I am a regular contributor to the blog “Les Fromages d’ici” which features cheese Quebec cheesemakers members of the Fédération des producteurs de lait du Québec .

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Grumman 78 – Montreal’s Best Food truck

Grumman 78 – Montreal’s Best Food truck

Montreal is a great city for foodies, and it is even more true since Grumman 78 is bringing funky street food to us.

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Fuschia, Épicerie-Fleurs

Fuschia, Épicerie-Fleurs

Fuschia Épicerie-Fleur is a lovely café nestled in the heart of Plateau Mont-Royal in Montreal.

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My new favourite rosé: Whispering Angel, Château d’Esclans 2009

My new favourite rosé: Whispering Angel, Château d’Esclans 2009

My favourite rosé of the moment: Whispering Angel from Château d’Esclans 2009. A recommandation of François Chartier, sommelier.

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Zoku: refreshing Quick Pop Maker

Zoku: refreshing Quick Pop Maker

The quickest way to make frozen treats. In as little as 7 minutes you can make homemade popsicles with ZOKU.

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Martha Stewart just launched two new apps for iPad: The Smoothies and the Cocktails

Martha Stewart just launched two new apps for iPad: The Smoothies and the Cocktails

Get the two new Martha Stewart Apps: The Smoothies and the Cocktails App. Great drinks ideas to entertain this summer!

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Meatless Mondays with Les Carnivores infidèles

Meatless Mondays with Les Carnivores infidèles

The nutritionnist Catherine Lefebvre from L’Ethnogourmande is launching a cookbook for flexitarians like me: Les carnivores infidèles. 60 reasons to be unfaithful to your butcher. 60 recipes by bloggers like me along with good reasons to eat less meat.

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Cave St-Jacques, wine storage for your best bottles

Cave St-Jacques, wine storage for your best bottles

Cave St-Jacques offers the perfect solution to store your wine collection at the perfect temperature for ageing! You get your own private cellar that can hold up to 300 bottles and that you can access 7 days a week.

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