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Appetizer Food + Drink

Truffled Twice Baked Potatoes

What we love most about Thanksgiving are the traditions that surround the table and echo in the gatherings of family and friends. Growing up, Thanksgiving was always held at my grandma’s house; the kitchen filled with the aromas of turkey, gravy, curries, stuffing and…

October 8, 2017
Appetizer Brunch Food + Drink

Le Gré des Champs Cheese Soufflé

If you haven’t had one (yet), a cheese soufflé is like an airy cheese puff with a crispy top baked to creamy, cheesy pudding perfection. But somewhere down the culinary line, the soufflé picked up a bad reputation as difficult, tedious and finicky, and easily…

September 27, 2017
Appetizer Food + Drink Main

Curried Pork Patty Pies

Bittersweet is the first day of autumn. As the temperature drops, leaves change colour, and the sun slowly fades, it’s natural to gravitate toward the cozies of baked sweets, hot drinks and comfort foods. When thinking of comfort foods I imagine nostalgic dishes from…

September 17, 2017
Appetizer 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
Appetizer Food + Drink Salad

Fig Panzanella with Ricotta & Basil

Panzanella, the beloved bread salad of Tuscany captures the freshness of summer and is traditionally made with ripe tomatoes, oil, vinegar and onions. Changing its basic foundation, the swap of tomatoes for figs and a healthy sprinkling of mildly sweet ricotta cheese, makes our…

July 9, 2017
Walnut pesto avocado toast
Appetizer Food + Drink How To Main

2 Steppin’ Walnut Pesto

One of our favourite kitchen aromatics is the earthy, sweet with a hint of licorice scent of basil. One whiff of this garden herb and we’re immediately transferred to summer caprese salads, expertly layered cheesy lasagnas and large slices of Margherita pizzas; excuse us while we wipe…

March 13, 2017