Month: September 2013

Sparkling wines for the festive season
Wine

Sparkling wines for the festive season

Every year, the executive of the Wine Writers’ Circle Of Canada organizes a sparkling wine tasting for the upcoming festive season. This year, approximately 80 wines were presented, of which I tasted 70. Of late, many Ontario wineries started producing sparkling wines using the traditional or classic method, others employ […]

A Guide to Bordeaux for Your Wine Tour
Travel Wine

A Guide to Bordeaux for Your Wine Tour

Bordeaux is one of the most famous winemaking regions in the world. Its position on the southwest coast of France with the Atlantic Ocean facing it makes this a picture perfect destination to relax in. It’s important to find out more about the region you’re preparing to visit, though. Here’s […]

Reasons for Food Sensitivities Disorder
Food

Reasons for Food Sensitivities Disorder

There are many reasons which make a person insensitive to certain food elements. For example, a person might have intolerance to cereals, milk and bread. Now, a number of factors play a great role in emerging such sensitivity. The following facts will help you to know more about the reasons […]

Book Review: Contagious
Book Reviews

Book Review: Contagious

Advertising represents a huge segment of the American economy. Millions make a livelihood from copywriting, photography, graphics, layout, printing, magazines, newspapers, TV, marketing, and a host of other industries that contribute to the creation, production, and distribution of medium. Today, millions listen to their peers, friends, acquaintances and social media […]

Useful food facts
Food

Useful food facts

You can lose weight by increasing the fibre content of your food. Try eating 25 grams of fibre daily. Raspberries, avocados, pears, spinach, whole grains and many vegetables contain high levels of fibre. • Try to eat, more frequently, beans, nuts, whole grains, arugula and spinach for their increased magnesium […]

Hot days call for cold soups
Recipes

Hot days call for cold soups

When the weather gets hot, the last you think is about hot food. You think of cooling foods like salads, cold, refreshing appetizers, soups, cold main dishes, and cooling drinks. There are all types of Mediterranean recipes perfectly suited for sweltering days, in southern Spain, or France, or Greece, or […]

East coast oysters
Food

East coast oysters

Canada, the second largest country, with the longest shoreline of any sovereign state, produces significant amounts of oysters. Most are cultivated along the coastlines of P E I (Prince Edward Island), N B (New Brunswick), and N S (Nova Scotia). The kumumato, Belon, portguese, virginia, bras d’or and others are […]

Greenshell mussels
Food

Greenshell mussels

Native only to New Zealand’s, pristine waters and temperate climate, greenshell mussels have captured the imagination of thousands of New Zealand chefs. Practically all high-end restaurants in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Toronto, Vancouver and San Francisco have one or two greenshell specialties on their menus, and diners like their […]