Writer, Food Explorer, Traveller

I am a lover of the back roads, a worldwide wanderer and CBC Edmonton AM’s Restaurant Reviewer.

I am also a member of Slow Food, an oenophile, an epicurean explorer and a freelance writer whose works have appeared in several magazines, websites, and newspapers. This is a place for stories, reviews, recipes and adventures. I hope you enjoy it!

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The Birthday Gift I Didn’t Know I Needed

The Birthday Gift I Didn’t Know I Needed

My birthday took place during a camping trip this week. Getting away with a couple of friends and their dogs (even if one did eat my hat) and staying in a cabin near the lake was everything I hoped it would be. I’ve never really been into big whoop-dee-do birthday...

Seasonal Eating: Garden Greens and Herbs

Seasonal Eating: Garden Greens and Herbs

Asparagus season is done, rhubarb is chest high, flowers are in full bloom and tables at farmers' markets are overflowing with beautiful produce. Suddenly, it's summer. This morning on CBC Edmonton A.M., I spoke with Tara McCarthy about garden greens. You can listen...

Alberta Bakeries – AMA Insider Spring 2021

Alberta Bakeries – AMA Insider Spring 2021

After researching ice cream for my last AMA article, I was tasked with writing about bakeries. The struggle, oh, the struggle. It was no surprise to find that Alberta is stocked with wonderful places to find pastries and cakes and cinnamon buns and eclairs and...

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