SCONE SEASON: Empress Hotel scones, a recipe fit for a king
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taste the world
Taste the delicious culinary corners of the world -- and find the best food in Victoria -- with food + travel writer Cinda Chavich
Whether you're thinking of monarchs or Mother's Day, scones fit the bill and this recipe traces its root to Buckingham Palace.
- Apr 8
BAKING BABKA: The European tradition of sweet Easter breads
Remembering my grandmother and her beautiful Easter breads, with recipes for Ukrainian babka and poppy seed or walnut rolls.
- Apr 1
PUT AN EGG ON IT: How to expertly boil a egg and other egg-cellent recipes!
Celebrate spring with eggs every way — from the perfect jammy eggs to Scotch and devilled eggs — and learn more about this perfect protein.
- Mar 14
ONE POTATO, TWO: Super spuds from ancient Peru to perogy pizza
Potatoes are endlessly adaptable in the kitchen. Try my recipes for crispy potato kugel, potato curry and even perogy-inspired potato pizza.
- Feb 10
STATUETTE WORTHY SNACKING: Popcorn, movies and Oscar parties
With Oscar awards season upon us, I take a look at how to pop a perfect pot of popcorn, and glam it up for a movie awards' night party.
- Jan 16
MAKING BONE BROTH: Chicken soup soothes both body and soul
Long before the inspirational series of books, chicken soup was known as a healer of bodies and souls. Learn to make it from scratch.
- Dec 21, 2022
DRINKING CHOCOLATE: A hot drink for a cold day
It's the winter solstice — shortest day and longest night of the year — and I have some tips and recipes for hot chocolate drinks and...
- Nov 23, 2022
DIY CHARCUTERIE: It’s terrine time
Baked terrines, potted rillettes and pâtés make perfect appetizers for impromptu holiday guests. Impress them with these easy recipes.
- Nov 20, 2022
DUMPLING DAYS: The secret to pinching perfect perogies
As the cooler days and holidays approach, gather your friends to make perogies, comfort food to celebrate Ukrainian culture and Christmas.
- Nov 1, 2022
MIDDLE EAST FEAST: Finding ingredients and inspiration for Syrian, Lebanese and Turkish delights
Learn about the exotic flavours and ingredients of Lebanon, Israel, Turkey, Greece and Syria, and share a Middle Eastern meal at home.
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