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WINTER WARMING RED WINES

It’s that time of the year again. The air is crisp and the colourful leaves have fallen. The mercury is dropping, fogs are rolling into town and a welcoming sent of wood-burning fire is everywhere. Time to cocoon, curl on a couch in front of the... Read More

Wine Pairings for Late Summer Bounty

Late summer bounty at Ottawa’s ByWard market is on full display. A dazzling array of vibrant colors, aromas, and textures, a true sensory overload. I can never resist the urge to buy a little bit of everything and then try to come up with some creative... Read More

Gooey GF Banana Chocolate Muffins

Happy Labour Day fellow Canadians!!! I am celebrating with a true labor of love!!! I know, such hardship!! These gooey, melted-chocolate-oozing, banana muffins are truly to die for!! GF and a snap to make they are a perfect lazy long weekend in my... Read More

Filled under category Baked goodies, Baking, Bannanas, Home baking, Muffins

Crisp Whites for Summer Sipping

The summer is finally here and the soaring temperatures call for chilled, crisp & thirst quenching whites, made for hot, lazy days of summer. The world is full of such light and fruity cool climate whites, with brilliant natural acidity and steely... Read More

Around the World in Six Rosés

There is a great glass of perfectly chilled rosé for every summer meal and every occasion. Born in sun-soaked Provence in France’s deep south, rosés are taking the world by storm. These days they are vinified with a great variety of grapes and... Read More