My Maitake

My Maitake

If you like exotic mushrooms as much as we do, you probably know the maitake mushroom by its most common name, hen-of-the-woods—or possibly ram’s head or sheep’s head. And if you do not forage them yourself, come fall, you will…

Cooking Issue 2017: Montreal & Toronto Celebrations

It was our very own tale of two cities when  Canada's 100 Best celebrated the launch of our Cooking Issue 2017 with events in Toronto and Montreal.   Editor-in-Chief Jacob Richler and Publisher Geoffrey Dawe hosted food scene devotees in…

Pied De Cochon Tourtière Is Coming To Town

Pied de Cochon Tourtière is Coming to Town

You know the holiday season is here when it's time to place your Pied de Cochon tourtière order. The  from Montreal's Au Pied de Cochon deserves its best-in-class reputation.  And what could be better on a cold night than a…

The Food Lovers Guide To Wallpaper

The Food Lovers Guide to Wallpaper

Artful and eclectic food inspired wallpaper for food lovers. Wallpaper makes a bold statement no matter where you put it up.  While the kitchen isn't the most conventional location for wallpaper, these eclectic designs are a great fit for everyone's…

Cochinita Pibil Tacos

Cochinita Pibil Tacos

Anyone who has spent time in Mexico's Yucatán peninsula knows the pleasure of tucking into a Cochinita Pibil taco. Myriad versions of the slow-cooked, spice-laden pork dish with orange, achiote, and cumin, cinnamon, and allspice abound throughout the region.  Canada's…

Is Manni Olive Oil The World’s Best?

Is Manni Olive Oil the World’s Best?

Armando Manni’s whirlwind visit to Toronto in late September began, appropriately, with a short lecture at George Brown College, where he walked a select group of culinary students through the process of how to taste olive oil properly. And not…

Halloween Baking With The Domestic Gothess

Halloween Baking with The Domestic Gothess

Want to elevate your Halloween menu beyond black, white and orange? You need to meet the Domestic Gothess. Birmingham UK food blogger Hannah Hossacktaken is the Domestic Gothess.  She takes Halloween baking into epic Tim Burton territory with these 3…

Canada’s 100 Best Throws A Kitchen Party

Canada’s 100 Best Throws a Kitchen Party

Everyone loves a kitchen party, and ours was no exception. The excuse? Andrea Stewart's new cookbook Recipe Shorts. Recipe Shorts is the cookbook answer to our time-constrained world.  All of the Tweet-length recipes contain 140 characters are short and sweet…

Roasted Beet & Heirloom Carrot Salad

Roasted Beet & Heirloom Carrot Salad

ROASTED BEET AND HEIRLOOM CARROT SALAD Head to your farmers market right now, and you'll find gorgeous hues of in-season beets: ruby red, sunny yellow and candy-striped. Their earthy flavour combines beautifully with sweet carrots, and the addition of Frisée…

Braising Pan Season Is Here

Braising Pan Season is Here

Is your braising pan ready? The braising pan (sometimes called a casserole pan) is one of the most versatile pieces of kitchen equipment. Not only are they the perfect braising vehicle, they are also versatile enough for you to sauté, broil, roast, boil,…

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