Picturing Bologna La dotta, la grassa, la rossa (the learned one, the fat one, the red one) Bologna gets called all three because of its university, its delicious food, and its red roofs. We spent two wonderful weeks there in early November, met some wonderful people, found some great restaurants, great markets, wonderful wine & […]
Which fermented foods are in your pantry? Just about every serious cook or foodie has one or more fermented foods in their pantry. Whether it be kombucha, sourdough bread or a mason jar filled with sauerkraut burbling on top of the fridge. Fermented foods could not be more in the spotlight, inspiring today’s cooks to […]
The extraordinary Italian taste Have you ever returned home from the grocer only to discovered that the expensive bottle of what you thought was Italian olive oil is actually not Italian at all? The label sure looks Italian and the name sounds Italian, but what’s in the bottle has never set foot in Italy. It’s not […]
Goodbye 2015 This week we spent time celebrating with friends, eating and drinking too much and ushering in 2016 with a little cleansing ceremony in our new home. Week 52 of this 365 Project marks not only the end of another year but the end of the 365 Project for me. I will start a different type […]
Holidays and the spirit This week went by in a blur. The city is filled with colourful lights and decorations but it still doesn’t feel like Christmas. Seems that as you get older you need to search out the holiday spirit more than when you were young. We wish you all Happy Holidays and hope the spirit […]
A cat café and returning to Vancouver After a week in Ottawa and a visit to the Siberian Cat Café in Chelsea (which was pretty awesome) I returned to a chilly and wet Vancouver. How did you spend your week? You can see all photos here.
Ottawa, family and friends This week I went back to Ottawa to take care of family issues and was able to catch up with friends while Tim stayed in Vancouver and started working on a new project. How did you spend your week? You can see all photos here.
Hipsters and the big city Since we got back to Vancouver we’ve been staying at a friend’s place in one of the hippest neighbourhoods in the city. Micro breweries are more popular than Starbucks, donuts are $36 a dozen and you can find an artisanal version of anything you want. How did you spend your […]