Day: September 23, 2014

Growing your own Herbs: Thyme For Some Sage Advice

By: Megan Pasche Cultivating your own herb garden is fairly easy, even if you aren’t blessed with the greenest of thumbs. The best part is, herbs can be grown either outdoors in the garden, or indoors, in containers. As long as you have a space where they can get approximately five hours of sunlight a …

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Q&A with Chef Olivier Jansen-Reynaud: Creator of the Crookie

By: Megan Pasche | Photos by: AJ Harlond Chef Olivier Jansen-Reynaud, owner of Clafouti Patisserie et Café in Toronto, made mouths water all around the world when he dreamed up the Crookie, a hybrid dessert which is comprised of one of his authentic French croissants filled with creamy double stuffed Oreos. It was an idea …

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Louisiana Cuisine: A modern day mélange of flavours.

“Alligators outnumber people by 10 to 1 in Louisiana”, says Jeff Richard of the Louisiana Office of Tourism. As I step out of the van onto the natural marshland of Grosse Savanne Eco-Tours in Bell City, Louisiana, I find myself carefully surveying the ground for alligators. I’m on a food tour of Louisiana and I’m …

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