Seasonal Eating: August’s Bounty

Seasonal Eating: August’s Bounty

Continuing on the topic of seasonal food, this morning on CBC Edmonton AM, I spoke with Mark Connolly about the August bounty. So, what exactly is in season? A quicker question to answer would be “what’s not?” Last week, I scrambled my way around the...
Seasonal Eating: Alberta Fruit for Food Day Canada

Seasonal Eating: Alberta Fruit for Food Day Canada

When it comes to seasonal produce in this province, you might be surprised at the number of fruit species grown. Did you know that pears, plums and cherries are grown in Alberta? Ever heard of the white strawberry that tastes like a pineapple called a pineberry? It...
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...
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...
Alberta Seasonal Eating: Asparagus

Alberta Seasonal Eating: Asparagus

The next few months on CBC radio will have me focusing on seasonal eating and all the good foods to celebrate at farmers markets. Eating food that is harvested in season means you get the best flavour, texture and nutritional content of that fruit or vegetable. It...