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5 Camping Essentials, Eats & Activities

August 18, 2017

I vividly remember my first time camping in Algonquin Park. I remember agreeing to go with Philip who has camped his whole life, I remember the panic flush over me at the mention of bears, and I remember the weird looks and constant “are you sure?from family, friends and coworkers when I told them of my plans. But my favourite remembrance is a billboard advertisement I saw on the car ride north that sums up the simple pleasure I’ve learnt about camping these past 5 years: lose reception, find yourself. Continue Reading

Food + Drink

The Great Canadian Breakfast Sandwich

The August long weekend is definitely our favourite holiday during the summer months. It’s the weekend we pack our car with our tent and matches, runners and warm sweaters, and pots, skillets and pantry staples, and head north to Algonquin Provincial Park. Camping this…

August 10, 2017
Food + Drink

Donna Hay Fresh and Light | A Cookbook Review

There are certain foodies, authors and chefs we look up to as legends in the food landscape; Julia Child, Anthony Bourdain and James Beard, to name a few. But when it comes to food styling and photography, the only name that comes to mind…

August 9, 2017
Food + Drink Lifestyle

Samosa Salad x Fresh City Farms

Cooking using real ingredients isn’t hard to do. But sometimes on busy nights we all could use a little inspiration, a bit of convenience and about half the prep-time when making our own meals. Enter: Meal kits. They’re one of the newest food trends…

July 30, 2017
Food + Drink

Raspberry Rosé Creme Brûlée

Rosé all day. Slay then rosé. Yes way rosé. It’s pretty safe to say this pink coloured wine has rose its way to the top of the food trend list alongside unicorn and rainbow foods, cupcake moments and dare we mention, kale. Drinks like a red…

July 24, 2017
Food + Drink

Tipsy Philly Cheese Steak Quesadillas

Being the Sous Chef in our house doesn’t mean what it means in a restaurant setting. Here at home, I’m the Chef’s assistant. I stir, I plate, I taste test and outside the kitchen I style and shoot. Unlike the traditional Sous Chef, it’s…

July 21, 2017
Food + Drink

Hummus Topped with Dukkah & Grilled Veggies

Is there anything more glorious than freshly whipped hummus? And no, store-bought doesn’t count. Hummus is a dish that truly embodies the essence that the simplest of ingredients are often at the top of life’s pleasures. It’s a Middle Eastern dish that has traveled…

July 16, 2017

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