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...
Alberta Ice Cream – AMA Insider Spring 2021

Alberta Ice Cream – AMA Insider Spring 2021

It’s always fun to write for AMA Insider, especially when the topic is about food— like ice cream and bakeries and farmers markets. Earlier in June, I wrote an article about where to go fo the coolest cool treats in the province; places like the iconic Big Moo...
Travel Through Food: Colombia

Travel Through Food: Colombia

Arepas, patacones, bandeja paisa—these are foods of Colombia that I spoke about in my latest Travel Through Food segment this morning on CBC Edmonton A.M. The audio link can be found here. For visuals and more info, read on: In 2015, my time in Colombia was spent in...
Travel Through Food: St. John’s, NL

Travel Through Food: St. John’s, NL

May 23 to 30th is tourism week in Canada and if you’ve spent any time on social media, you may have noticed tourism boards across the country posting photos of enticing destinations within their jurisdictions. Fifteen months of COVID-related travel restrictions...
Travel Through Food: Italy

Travel Through Food: Italy

I could’ve spent 8 hours—not 8 minutes—talking about Italy on my latest Travel Through Food segment for CBC Edmonton A.M. If you’ve been to Italy, you understand. For those who love food and haven’t been to Italy, once it’s safe to travel...
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2021 with Tres Carnales

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2021 with Tres Carnales

Every year, on May 5, people flock to restaurants and patios to consume copious amounts of tacos and tequila in celebration of a notable achievement in Mexican history. For years after gaining independence in 1810, the people of Mexico remained embroiled in battles....