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...
Travel Through Food: New Mexico

Travel Through Food: New Mexico

It was spring, 2018. I was at the tail end of writing Maps, Markets and Matzo Ball Soup, the book about Chef Gail Hall’s life, and I was tired. I was also doing the online dating thing right around then, and I was tired from that, and all it encompassed, too. I...
Travel The World at Edmonton’s Bountiful Market

Travel The World at Edmonton’s Bountiful Market

For the past couple of months, my Friday morning segments on CBC Edmonton AM have focused on travelling through food. I’ve talked about Spain, Prague, Ireland and Vietnam. This post is not connected with CBC; it’s about realizing that when it comes to...
Travel Through Food: Spain

Travel Through Food: Spain

When we can freely travel again, I am taking my daughters to Spain where we will explore the country from coast to coast. We will hire a handsome tour guide named Javier who, coincidentally, will be well-schooled in the poetry of Federico García Lorca. We will learn...
Travel Through Food: Ireland

Travel Through Food: Ireland

Ireland remains, to this day, one of my favourite places to have visited. Along with its storied history and jaw-dropping scenery, the food and drink culture absolutely blew my mind. This morning, on CBC Edmonton A.M., I spoke with Tara McCarthy about my experience...