“Good things come in threes” goes the old adage. So what do you get when you add a crunchy, chewy base to an unctuous middle and top it all off with a crisp chocolate coating? Do the math and you find a Nanaimo bar in your hand.
Marc Bourg is pacing around my kitchen like an expectant father. “Is the cast iron skillet ready? Is the oven preheated?”
Scan the shelves of any gourmet shop and you’ll find a plethora of honeys. Ranging in colour from pale yellow to a deep amber hue, they often hail from exotic locations like Corsica or Provence not our own backyard. Miels d’Anicet is liquid Canadian gold.
In honour of Canada day we are once again asking ourselves, what does the morning meal entail in different parts of the country?
Located a four-hour drive northeast of Montreal, Charlevoix’s burgeoning food scene is the key to discovering the essence of this charming riverside region. Here are the four must-visit stops along the Flavour Trail, a network of over 40 farmers, producers, and chefs.
Seigo Nakamura, of Aburi Restaurants, revolutionized the sushi scene in Canada with the introduction of flame-seared aburi sushi. His accolades include Miku, Gyoza bar, Minami, and the newly opened sushi-conveyor belt concept Tora in Toronto.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Vancouver-based food blogger Mijune Pak has made a career out of a lifelong obsession with scrawling thousand-word food journal entries.
Stray off the tourist path. This Taipei walking food tour keeps it local.
The much-fêted chef has amassed numerous accolades over the course of his career, yet he counts mentoring his employees among his greatest accomplishments.