Recipes

It’s Turkey Time, All the Time

Food for Thought
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History tells us that dishes involving turkey started as far back as the 1500s. Turkey was once exclusively a food for the rich, but gradually became affordable to the working class as time went on. Interesting fact: Today’s domesticated turkey is one breed out of six that is being farmed. Amy Chu shows how she cooks turkey in this recipe / story.. Read more...

De Santos Dinner Inside / NYC

Features
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The entrance to De Santos is inconspicuous, a typical NYC brownstone home with a warm glow flickering through the large window. The beckoning warm candlelight had set my expectations, and I wasn’t to be disappointed. The rustic décor with French vintage chairs, antique oak tables, distressed wood paneling and exposed brick walls was cozy and welcoming. Read more...

Chocolate and Coffee Tasting at Edible Canada / A Decadent Affair

Dessert
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I was invited to an event at Edible Canada, held in Granville Island, Vancouver, BC. This extravaganza was hosted by Wendy Boys of Cocolico, a local chocolatier, along with Canadian Master Coffee Roaster representative, Marie-Claude Dessurealt of Van Houtte Coffee. Read more...

A Real San Francisco Treat

National
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Established 1896, this is the location for: fresh mozzarella, imported Italian wines, dry-aged beef, daily-made sausages, dry-cured salamis and most famously… sandwiches! Molinari’s in San Francisco has mastered the “American Sandwich” in a classically Italian way. Read more...

A Holiday “Appe-Teaser”

Appetizers
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In South Africa the holiday spirit runs high, but our warmer festivities aren’t as well branded as our Northern Hemisphere counterparts. Try this festive cocktail for Christmas or New Year’s Eve! Read more...

S. African Christmas Recipe

Food for Thought
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Yoghurt Pannacotta and Rose-scented Rasberries. This festive holiday Pannacotta is truly something special. Recipe by: Kamini Pather. Read more...