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That time I ate a car …

To be honest, I didn’t exactly eat a car, but I did eat many delicious things that were made of the same biomaterials that Ford is using in automotive research and production. As food editor of Ottawa At Home magazine … Continue reading

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A delicious day to visit Prince Edward County

Early September’s gorgeous weather has me in complete denial that autumn is coming. I’m still cooking summery foods, basking in warm sunshiney afternoons and enjoying dinners on the deck. I’m also busy looking for new ways to prolong that relaxed, … Continue reading

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Third Flux dinner treats Prince Edward County to a taste of Ottawa

Chefs are a hard working bunch. Long hours in a hot, challenging environment working with ever-changing variables including food supplies and finicky diners – these are people who really deserve their downtime. So what do four of Ottawa’s top up-and-coming … Continue reading

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Chef biking across Canada to promote sustainable seafood

You know someone is passionate about a cause when they choose to promote it by biking over 8,000 kilometres across Canada in ten weeks. In this case, the chef is Ned Bell, renowned for his work at Vancouver’s Four Seasons … Continue reading

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FLUX part 2 – A magical summer’s eve dinner

There is truly something magical about enjoying a meal composed of ingredients harvested just a few metres from your table. The second FLUX dinner, held Monday, July 21 at Rideau Pines Farm in North Gower, just south of Ottawa, was … Continue reading

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FLUX dinner – inventive, delicious fundraiser for Shepherds of Good Hope

Chef Danny Mongeon of Hooch Bourbon House is taking benevolent dining to a whole new level with FLUX, a dinner club series that saw its first event last night, at Mariposa Farm in Plantagenet. Diners were whisked by bus to … Continue reading

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Food Preservation the focus of Canada Agriculture and Food Museum’s new exhibit

I often like to joke that I would be a terrible pioneer. Sure, I can bake, cook, garden, make jam and pickles, even cure and smoke my own bacon. I’m also a pretty good seamstress and knitter, but the two … Continue reading

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