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 21
GO SLOW: Lessons from the Slow Food movement help preserve the planet
The Slow Food movement celebrates local farmers and culinary traditions, preserving biodiversity and cultivating solutions to climate change
- 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.
- Apr 1
EASTER EGGS: How to cook and colour a beautiful batch for your basket
Want to celebrate Easter with coloured eggs and a game of "egg knocking"? Here's how to boil eggs and make them beautiful with natural dyes.
- 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.
- Mar 11
THE GREAT IRISH BAKE-OFF: Baps, wheaten & fifteens in Northern Ireland
I explore Irish baking traditions in Belfast and beyond, with sweet tray bakes, potato farls, Guinness wheaten and Irish soda bread, too.
- Feb 13
MON PETIT CHOUX: Cosy cabbage dishes to warm your lover's heart
Show your Valentine a whole lotta love this week with cozy cabbage dishes, good for the heart and soul!
- 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 19
HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR — Lucky rabbits, goji berries and all things red
Lunar New Year — celebrated in China, Korea and Japan — falls on January 22, and we’re into all things red, from bbq pork to goji berries!
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