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The joy of strawberry season

June 16, 2015

You know it’s summer when you can close your eyes and take a deep breath to smell the most wonderful, aromatic fragrance wafting over the fields – Ontario strawberries. Summer has arrived! We’re lucky in Toronto, we don’t have far to travel for the experience of just-picked berries. Whittamore’s (905-294-3275) at Markham and Steeles is […]

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Summer is the time to sizzle

It’s that sizzling time of year again, barbecue season. Time for the best steak ever, especially for Father’s Day on Sunday, June 21. This past winter, I had one of the best barbecue lessons in Buenos Aires (it’s their summer when it’s our winter). I would say the Argentinians are passionate about barbecue. They barbecue […]

Arrival of spring means asparagus

When Ontario asparagus appears in the markets, you know spring has truly arrived. These long spears are a welcome addition to salads, pasta, rice, fish – you name it, they are yummy with everything, including this homemade aioli (recipe follows) with lemon-garlic overtones perfect to accompany asparagus’ delicate taste. Here are some asparagus pointers (no […]

Food to celebrate month of May

The month of May is packed with spring celebrations of all sorts: Mother’s Day, Queen Victoria Day, showers, birthdays, anniversaries – not to mention the first back yard barbecue. All these events call for seasonal food that says parties and the people for whom the food is prepared are special! The following have been adapted […]


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