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ALICE MEDRICH'S COCONUT MACAROONS

ALICE MEDRICH'S COCONUT MACAROONS

These coconut macaroons from Alice Medrich’s "Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunch Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cookies... More

ALL TIME FAVE POTATO LATKES

Potato pancakes (latkes) are one of the most delicious Jewish foods and are traditional at Hanukkah.... More

ALMOST SALTY PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

ALMOST SALTY PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

These are the best peanut butter cookies we have ever tasted.

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ALSATIAN TARTE FLAMBEE

Alsatian Tarte Flambee is a thin crusted pizza-like-tart traditionally topped with creme fraiche, ba... More

ANGEL FOOD CAKE WITH BALSAMIC STRAWBERRIES

ANGEL FOOD CAKE WITH BALSAMIC STRAWBERRIES

This gorgeous cake with fresh local berries is summer on a plate. Serve with whipped cream or thick ... More

ANTHONY ROSE'S MAPLE FIRECRACKER SHRIMP

ANTHONY ROSE'S MAPLE FIRECRACKER SHRIMP

Although I don’t usually deep-fry, these shrimp from The Drake Hotel’s award winning executive c... More

APPLE PUDDING CAKE WITH MAPLE SYRUP

This is an old-fashioned pudding cake made with apples and maple syrup. Adding caramel to maple mixt... More

ASIAN RIBS FROM ANDREW CARMELLINI

ASIAN RIBS FROM ANDREW CARMELLINI

These fantastic ribs are adapted from one of New York’s best chefs, Andrew Carmellini in his new b... More

ASPARAGUS AND GREEN BEAN SALAD WITH GOAT CHEESE AND PINE NUTS

Everyone loved this salad bursting with the taste of summer. (From Paula Hardisty's lunch for George... More

ASPARAGUS RISOTTO WITH CHERVIL

ASPARAGUS RISOTTO WITH CHERVIL

We couldn’t believe that Chef Marco Pierre White was in our kitchen cooking us risotto. The younge... More

AUBERGE SAINT-ANTOINE'S WILD MUSHROOM RISOTTO

AUBERGE SAINT ANTOINE'S WILD MUSHROOM RISOTTO

This version of mushroom risotto is the best I’ve tasted.

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AUTUMN VEGETABLE RAGOUT

AUTUMN VEGETABLE RAGOUT

This beautiful and delicious assortment of autumn vegetables work well with almost any main course. ... More

BACI BANANA MUFFIN TOPS

BACI BANANA MUFFIN TOPS

The best part of the film Eat Pray Love, for me, was the EAT. It took place in Italy and was charmin... More

BAKER STREET’S PAVLOVA WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE MASCARPONE AND STRAWBERRIES

BAKER STREET'S PAVLOVA WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE MASCARPONE AND STRAWBERRIES

Every year I love Baker Street’s dessert at Toronto Taste. But this year it was the best one yet. ... More

BEET RISOTTO

BEET RISOTTO

This vibrantly coloured risotto is beautiful and delicious.

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BLUEBERRY FLAX MINI MUFFINS

BLUEBERRY FLAX MINI MUFFINS

Use fresh wild blueberries or frozen ones when they are not in season. If you are using frozen blueb... More

MOST REQUESTED BANANA BREAD

BONNIE'S BEST BANANA BREAD

We received the most response to a recipe ever when we posted a letter from a newsletter subscriber ... More

BONNIE'S PASSOVER BRISKET

BONNIE'S PASSOVER BRISKET

When I was growing up brisket was a favourite Jewish Friday night dinner but now it is popular with ... More

BORSCHT WITH BEETS AND CUCUMBERS

BORSCHT WITH BEETS AND CUCUMBERS

With beets as popular as they are now, it is only a matter of time for this once very popular soup t... More

BREADED CHICKEN CUTLETS WITH LEMON AND PARSLEY

BREADED CHICKEN CUTLETS WITH LEMON AND PARSLEY

This is a popular weekday dinner but delicious enough for any company. I love it with a simple salad... More

BREADED SOLE AND REMOULADE SAUCE

BREADED SOLE AND REMOULADE SAUCE

I had this in Copenhagen in an open faced sandwich which is a great way to use the leftovers.

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BROWN SUGAR PEACH HAND PIES

The recent obsession with Southern cooking has brought a lot of attention to pies in general and sm... More

BROWNIE S'MORES

BROWNIE S'MORES

This dessert, from friend Susan Helstab, is a real winner. It is very sweet and rich so serve in sma... More

BRUSCHETTA WITH WHITE BEAN SPREAD AND SPICY TAPENADE

BRUSCHETTA WITH WHITE BEAN SPREAD AND SPICY TAPENADE

This makes a great appetizer. You can also make it for hors d'oeuvre on smaller pieces of bread. Gar... More

BRUSSELS SPROUT SALAD WITH TOASTED ALMONDS

BRUSSELS SPROUT SALAD WITH TOASTED ALMONDS

This delicious salad, lively with citrus, was first tasted at Bottega, the hottest new restaurant in... More

BUTTERFLIED LEG OF LAMB WITH POMEGRANATE

BUTTERFLIED LEG OF LAMB WITH POMEGRANATE

Pomegranate molasses adds a delicious tang. It is available in Middle Eastern stores and now in many... More

BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING WITH MALDON SALT

With the help of Adam Gopnik’s conversational recipe for butterscotch pudding in his book “The T... More

BYMARK'S PINEAPPLE MOJITO

BYMARK'S PINEAPPLE MOJITO

Bymark's signature drink from head bartender Matt Bryan is a winner. To make sugar syrup (which diss... More

CAMILLA PLUM'S VERY GOOD APPLE CAKE

CAMILLA PLUM'S VERY GOOD APPLE CAKE

We visited Camilla Plum at Fuglebjerggaard just outside Copenhagen and she served us this delicious ... More

CAPRESE SALAD WITH CHERRY TOMATOES

CAPRESE SALAD WITH CHERRY TOMATOES

This Italian salad is so simple that everything depends on the quality of the ingredients to be grea... More

CARAMEL MATZO CRUNCH

CARAMEL MATZO CRUNCH

Passover would not be complete without this delicious Marcy Goldman treat. Yum.

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CARAMELIZED ONIONS

CARAMELIZED ONIONS

There are so many ways to make caramelized onions but this is our favourite. You can make a big batc... More

CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH GREEN OLIVE TAPENADE

Very thinly sliced raw cauliflower in salads and on pizzas were everywhere in Copenhagen. My friend,... More

CELERY ROOT VEGETABLE SOUP

You can add rutabaga, parsley root or other favourite vegetables and serve it partially pureed or as... More

CHEDDAR AND TRUFFLE BRUSCHETTA

CHEDDAR AND TRUFFLE BRUSCHETTA

My friend and colleague in San Francisco, Mary Risley, had this delicious sandwich in Amsterdam and ... More

CHEESE BOUREKAS WITH SESAME

CHEESE BOUREKAS WITH SESAME

In Israel, bourekas are everywhere – for breakfast, as appetizers, brunch dishes, snacks and even ... More

STUFFED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH DRIED FRUITS

CHICKEN BREASTS STUFFED WITH DRIED FRUITS

Everyone is looking for a new way to cook chicken. This one is especially great for Rosh Hashanah or... More

CHOCOLATE BUDINO

CHOCOLATE BUDINO

This is a rich, luscious old-fashioned chocolate pudding dessert. More

CHOCOLATE CREAM PIE

After reading or seeing The Help, you may think you’ll never want chocolate cream pie again. But t... More

CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES

CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES

Everything old is new again including these delicious cookies.

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CHOCOLATE MARBLE TIGER CAKE

CHOCOLATE MARBLE TIGER CAKE

Karen Gilman, Dano’s wife and the baker at Dano's Heuriger, made this gorgeous cake for me. She g... More

CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

Perfect for your honey for Valentine's Day. Use the best chocolate - we used Cacao Barry 70% chocola... More

CLASSIC GUACAMOLE

CLASSIC GUACAMOLE

Serve guacamole as an appetizer, on tortilla chips garnished with thinly sliced Jalapeno peppers, as... More

CLASSIC ICE CREAM SANDWICHES

A thin cake instead of cookies (a trick from a Martha Stewart magazine) seems to be easier and less ... More

CLAUDIA RODEN'S SHRIMP WITH GARLIC

Claudia Roden says these shrimp, from her book The Food of Spain are one of the most popular tapa se... More

CORNMEAL CRUSTED FISH TACOS WITH GUACAMOLE AND ASIAN SLAW

CORNMEAL CRUSTED FISH TACOS WITH GUACAMOLE AND ASIAN SLAW

These gluten free, lactose free and cabbage free fish tacos are a hit with everyone, special diets o... More

CRANBERRY LIME CHUTNEY

CRANBERRY LIME CHUTNEY

This refreshing condiment is from the late Elizabeth Harris, the manager of the Brickworks market. G... More

CREAMIEST MASHED POTATOES

CREAMIEST MASHED POTATOES

Here are our tips for the lightest, fluffiest, smoothest mashed potatoes: - Use baking potatoes. -... More

CUCUMBER CUPS WITH GREEK SALAD

CUCUMBER CUPS WITH GREEK SALAD

This is a mini Greek salad with attitude and cuteness. A great summer appetizer! More

CURLY ENDIVE WITH CROUTONS, BACON AND HARD COOKED EGGS

CURLY ENDIVE WITH CROUTONS, BACON AND HARD COOKED EGGS

We always use Cumbrae’s double smoked, thickly sliced bacon and this is a great way to cook it. Th... More

CURRYWURST WITH OVEN ROASTED FRIES

There is a currywurst booth, Berlin's favourite fast food, on almost every corner in the city. It's ... More

DENIS COTTER'S STRAWBERRY SALAD WITH WALNUT CRUMBS

At a cooking demo at Brickworks Market to promote his new vegetarian cookbook "For the Love of Food"... More

ELDERFLOWER MARTINI

ELDERFLOWER MARTINI

With the arrival of St-Germain, elderflower liqueur, in Ontario, you are about to see many elderflow... More

ETON MESS

ETON MESS

Although I first had this "messy" dessert in Australia, it is an old English dessert first served at... More

FAST PHO

FAST PHO

Pho, the delicious national soup of Vietnam, has lots of noodles, meat, vegetables, herbs and season... More

FAVIKENS SWEDISH COOKIES

My favourite new cookie is adapted from Faviken, an exciting restaurant I went to in a rather remote... More

FIG AND GOAT CHEESE SALAD WITH POMEGRANATE VINAIGRETTE

FIG AND GOAT CHEESE SALAD WITH POMEGRANATE VINAIGRETTE

This beautiful holiday salad is from one of my favourite vegetarian cookbooks, “Plenty” by Yotam... More

FISH CAKES WITH LEMON AIOLI

FISH CAKES WITH LEMON AIOLI

We made a version of these fish cakes for a special brunch edition of our book club when Maritimer D... More

FLO BRAKER'S PASSOVER BANANA CHIFFON CAKE

FLO BRAKER'S PASSOVER BANANA CHIFFON CAKE

On a trip to San Francisco, baking expert Flo Braker gave me this recipe from her new book "Baking f... More

FLORIDA STYLE CUBAN SANDWICH

FLORIDA STYLE CUBAN SANDWICH

I loved this sandwich that I tried when I was teaching at The Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo. It's lik... More

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE ALMOND CAKE WITH OLIVE OIL

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE ALMOND CAKE WITH OLIVE OIL

This amazing dark chocolate cake taste incredible even though it is flourless and dairy-free. It can... More

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE NUT CAKE WITH CHOCOLATE COCONUT GLAZE

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE NUT CAKE WITH CHOCOLATE COCONUT GLAZE

This amazing dark chocolate Passover cake looks sensational and tastes luscious even though there’... More

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE PECAN CAKE WITH RASPBERRIES

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE PECAN CAKE WITH RASPBERRIES

This is one of my all-time favourite cakes and a great Passover dessert. You can use margarine inste... More

GARLIC SOUP WITH SMOKED PAPRIKA

GARLIC SOUP

When garlic cooks it becomes soft, sweet and gentle. So don't be afraid of this even though the reci... More

GINGERBREAD PEAR COBBLER

GINGERBREAD PEAR COBBLER

You can use apples instead of pears. Scoop ice cream ahead of time and store in the freezer to save ... More

MASHED POTATO PANCAKES

GREAT AUNT ROZA'S POTATO LATKES

When Sasha Avramov told me about his great aunt Roza’s potato latkes (pancakes) I was intrigued. O... More

GREEN BEANS WITH BROWN BUTTER AND HAZELNUTS

GREEN BEANS WITH BROWN BUTTER AND HAZELNUTS

This is a stunning vegetable dish, delicious with the taste of brown butter and hazelnuts. More

GREEN CRUNCH SALAD

GREEN CRUNCH SALAD

This salad, from my friend Elizabeth Pizzinato, is so refreshing and delicious especially with a hea... More

GREEN TEA SHORTBREAD

GREEN TEA SHORTBREAD

The green tea turns the cookies an elegant green and the sparkle sugar makes them glitter. For more ... More

GRILLED ASPARAGUS PLATTER

GRILLED ASPARAGUS PLATTER

There's nothing as good as locally grown, thick asparagus. More

GRILLED BRANZINO

GRILLED BRANZINO

The branzino from Fisherfolk at Brickworks market is fresh and delicious. I also buy it from Mike's... More

GRILLED BROCCOLI

GRILLED BROCCOLI

Although I grill lots of vegetables, I had never grilled broccoli before Aaron Lynett, the National ... More

GRILLED CHEESE WITH KALE AND RIOPELLE

GRILLED CHEESE WITH KALE AND RIOPELLE

This delicious version of grilled cheese can be made with your favourite grated cheese instead of th... More

GRILLED CHICKEN SALAD WITH PEANUT AND LIME HONEY DRESSING

GRILLED CHICKEN SALAD WITH PEANUT AND LIME HONEY DRESSING

This is a wonderful, gluten-free, easy summer salad.

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GRILLED LEG OF LAMB WITH LEMON AND OREGANO

GRILLED LEG OF LAMB WITH LEMON AND OREGANO

This Greek inspired leg of lamb is a great way to start off the barbecue season. More

GRILLED SPOT PRAWNS OR SHRIMP

GRILLED SPOT PRAWNS OR SHRIMP

I bought fresh B.C. spot prawns from Fisherfolk at Brickworks market one Saturday and made this easy... More

GRILLED STEAK SANDWICHES WITH CARAMELIZED ONIONS AND GORGONZOLA MAYO

GRILLED STEAK SANDWICHES WITH CARAMELIZED ONIONS AND GORGONZOLA MAYO

For a delicious, fun and reasonably priced, casual barbecue, setup a steak sandwich bar with a vari... More

GRILLED SWORDFISH WITH LEMON OREGANO DRESSING

This makes a stunning main course when served over rice pilaf on a huge platter.

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HADDOCK BURGERS WITH CURRY MAYO

HADDOCK BURGERS WITH CURRY MAYO

When I was in Nova Scotia we had lunch at Lanes Privateer Inn in Liverpool, and had a delicious hadd... More

HAZELNUT MACAROONS

HAZELNUT MACAROONS

This recipe is adapted from Jayne Cohen's "Jewish Holiday Cooking" (Wiley $38.99). It is one of thos... More

HOMEMADE CARAMEL CORN

HOMEMADE CARAMEL CORN

We made this for Halloween but it is so addictive that we want it all the time. More

HOMEMADE CARAMEL POPCORN WITH PECANS

Homemade caramel corn is a special treat. Pop the corn in the microwave or pop about 1/2 cup corn k... More

INDIVIDUAL PEACH UPSIDE DOWN CAKES

INDIVIDUAL PEACH UPSIDE DOWN CAKES

This was the amazing dessert we served when we hosted The Drake Hotel’s first Urban Garden Party w... More

JACK WINBERG'S BARBECUED RIBS

JACK WINBERG'S BARBECUED RIBS

Family friend Jack Winberg is famous for his ribs. He uses fresh (not frozen) lean back ribs and li... More

JULIA CHILD'S BOEUF BOURGUIGNON

JULIA CHILD'S BOEUF BOURGUIGNON

After I saw Julie & Julia I wanted the Boeuf Bourguignon so badly but it was so hot out I tried to w... More

KADAIFI CHICKEN SCHNITZEL WITH POMEGRANATE MOLASSES

Crushed kadaifi (shredded phyllo pastry available at any Middle Eastern store) and pomegranate molas... More

KALE CAESAR WITH CASHEW DRESSING

Also from Langdon Hall, this is a great version of Caesar salad. I also made it with escarole. (For ... More

KARLA'S ALMOND CRACK

KARLA'S ALMOND CRACK

Karla Vermeulem is a pyschology professor who cooks and bakes for her own mental health therapy. I w... More

KEY LIME CAKE

KEY LIME CAKE

Bring a little Florida feeling to our cold winter with this cake. Although key limes have a gentle l... More

LALELI OLIVE OIL COFFEE CAKE

LALELI OLIVE OIL COFFEE CAKE

This is my favourite new cake! When we visited the Laleli family’s olive oil establishment on the ... More

LEEK AND POTATO SOUP WITH FENNEL

LEEK AND POTATO SOUP WITH FENNEL

Leeks can be very sandy so wash them carefully. Cut away the top dark green part and the root end. C... More

LEFTOVER THANKSGIVING POT PIE

With frozen puff pastry you can easily make a very professional looking pie. You can buy puff pastry... More

LEMON CURD SOUFFLE

LEMON CURD SOUFFLE

This tart, light recipe is from Mary Risley who owns Tante Marie’s Cooking School in San Francisco... More

LEMON DELICIOUS PUDDING CAKE

LEMON DELICIOUS PUDDING CAKE

Lemon pudding cake is an old fashioned dessert that is really delicious. You end up with lemon puddi... More

LEMON MOUSSE WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE AND SHORTBREAD

LEMON MOUSSE WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE AND SHORTBREAD

This was one of the most popular desserts on our culinary tour of Israel. Use your favourite cookies... More

LEMON PANNA COTTA

LEMON PANNA COTTA

Ad Hoc is Thomas Keller's casual restaurant in Yountville. They offer a fixed-price menu that change... More

LEMON ROASTED POTATOES

LEMON ROASTED POTATOES

Roast potatoes with lemon taste great with lamb, chicken and salmon. More

LES FOUGERES' CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH CHEDDAR

LES FOUGERES' CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH CHEDDAR, BACON AND MAPLE PECANS

Les Fougeres, in Chelsea, Quebec, just 15 minutes from Ottawa, is a favourite destination of Ottawa'... More

LOBSTER SALAD

LOBSTER SALAD

After a trip to Halifax and the south shore I became obsessed with lobster. And if you want fresh lo... More

MACAROON THUMBPRINT COOKIES

MACAROON THUMBPRINT COOKIES

The idea of using almond paste in traditional Passover coconut macaroons and making them like this c... More

MAGIC DUST WITH FLATTENED CHICKEN

Mitchell Davis said one of the best recipes he learned from being a judge on Food Network’s Best i... More

MAIDA HEATTER'S AUSTRIAN CHOCOLATE WALNUT TORTE

MAIDA HEATTER'S AUSTRIAN CHOCOLATE WALNUT TORTE

I was reminded of this wonderful, tall and elegant chocolate nut cake from Maida Heatter's Book of G... More

MAPLE GLAZED RIBS

MAPLE GLAZED RIBS

This recipe is based on one of my all-time favourite rib recipes from Linda Stephen who has a cookin... More

MARINATED GOAT CHEESE

MARINATED GOAT CHEESE

Marinated chevre (goat cheese) never goes out of style. It came and stayed! This can be used as a sp... More

MARINATED PINEAPPLE MARTINI

MARINATED PINEAPPLE MARTINI

This is my favourite new cocktail adapted from the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo. Adjust the amount o... More

MARK MCEWAN'S MEATLOAF

MARK McEWANS MEATLOAF

This meatloaf, from Mark McEwan's new cookbook Great Food At Home, is just delicious. At his store, ... More

MARK PICONE’S SUMMER RISOTTO WITH PEACHES

MARK PICONE'S SUMMER RISOTTO WITH PEACHES

Mark Picone, former chef of Vineland Estates Winery, now has his own culinary studio where you can b... More

MARZIPAN KUCHEN WITH PEACHES AND PLUMS

This is a moist and delicious cake with a gentle European taste of marzipan. Serve with whipped crea... More

MEDJOOL DATE TART

MEDJOOL DATE TART

I had a delicious tart like this in Sydney Australia at a restaurant called Rockpool and then again... More

MIAMI RIBS WITH HOISIN BBQ SAUCE

MIAMI RIBS WITH HOISIN BBQ SAUCE

Whenever I cook Miami ribs in a class students rush home to make them. Sometimes this cut is called... More

MIDDLE EASTERN SWEET POTATO LATKES

MIDDLE EASTERN SWEET POTATO LATKES

Sweet and slightly spicy these are sure to have everyone talking about your Hanukkah party. Omit the... More

MILK CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

MILK CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

I love milk chocolate and ever since Francine Menard introduced us to Cocao Barry Ghana 40% Milk Cho... More

MITCHELL DAVIS' SOUTHERN STYLE CORNBREAD

Southern style cornbread is not sweet and uses all cornmeal - perfect for use in stuffing and for an... More

MIXED TOMATO SALAD WITH BASIL OIL

MIXED TOMATO SALAD WITH BASIL OIL

Use tomatoes in different shapes, sizes and colours. Add roasted red and yellow peppers if you wish.... More

MOROCCAN GLAZED CHICKEN MEATBALLS

MOROCCAN GLAZED CHICKEN MEATBALLS

These Moroccan flavoured meatballs are great as appetizers or a main course with Israeli couscous or... More

MOROCCAN MEATBALLS AND TOMATO SAUCE

This is my version of one of Mideastro’s signature dishes called kufta. They serve it in individua... More

NEDDIE'S HARBOUR INN'S SEAFOOD CHOWDER

NEDDIE'S HARBOUR INN'S SEAFOOD CHOWDER

When I was in Newfoundland we tried chowder wherever we went but Neddie's Harbour Inn in Norris Poin... More

OLD FASHIONED LENTIL SOUP

OLD FASHIONED LENTIL SOUP

The lentil soup at Sababa reminded me of the first lentil soup I ever had and why I fell in love wit... More

OLD-FASHIONED MEATLOAF

OLD-FASHIONED MEATLOAF

You can serve this meatloaf plain with mashed potatoes and peas or, dress it up, in a sandwich (or n... More

OSSO BUCCO WITH LEMON AND ORANGE

OSSO BUCCO WITH LEMON AND ORANGE

This delicious recipe for osso bucco (braised veal shanks) was adapted from Lidia Bastianich's new c... More

PASSOVER CHOCOLATE BARK

PASSOVER CHOCOLATE BARK

My colleague Leonie Eidinger and I came up with this Passover version of our favourite chocolate bar... More

PAULA WOLFERT'S MOROCCAN EGGPLANT ZAALOUK

This amazing cooked Moroccan salad from Paula Wolfert’s The Food of Morocco is bursting with flavo... More

PAVLOVA WITH BERRIES AND CARAMELIZED PASSION FRUIT SYRUP

The pavlova in Denis Cotter's "For the Love of Food" inspired this new version which has become my f... More

PAVLOVA WITH LEMON CURD AND FRESH FRUIT

PAVLOVA WITH LEMON CURD AND FRESH FRUIT

This recipe is from Executive Pastry Chef Ibrahim Abu Seir of the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem. ... More

PEANUT BUTTER SANDWICH COOKIES

PEANUT BUTTER SANDWICH COOKIES

On the way back from Newfoundland, I spotted these cookies at The Highwheeler Bakery in Baddeck, Nov... More

PENNE WITH ROASTED SQUASH AND BACON

PENNE WITH ROASTED SQUASH AND BACON

This is a yummy summer pasta dish and especially sweet with local corn. Omit bacon and add 2 tbsp ... More

PERTH COUNTY SWEET GARLIC SOUP

Off season, Stratford Chefs School students run Rundles Bistro at lunch and The Prune Restaurant at ... More

POMEGRANATE AND MUSHROOM SOY GLAZED SIRLOIN STEAK

POMEGRANATE AND MUSHROOM SOY GLAZED SIRLOIN STEAK

This recipe, perfect for Father’s Day, or any day, was inspired by cookbook author Hugh Carpenter.... More

PORTUGUESE MILK MAYONNAISE

PORTUGUESE MILK MAYONNAISE

This amazing recipe, brought to my attention by my friend Mitchell Davis, is revolutionizing homemad... More

PRICKLY PEAR AND CHEESE SALAD WITH MINT AND LIME

PRICKLY PEAR AND CHEESE SALAD WITH MINT AND LIME

Erez Komarovsky is a passionate Israeli chef who brought artisanal breads to Israel. He now has a co... More

PROSCIUTTO AND ASPARAGUS ROLL

PROSCIUTTO AND ASPARAGUS ROLL

These appetizers, from Chef Anthony Rose of the Drake Hotel, are delicious, easy to make and look be... More

PUMPKIN DATE QUICKBREAD

PUMPKIN DATE QUICKBREAD

When pumpkin seeds are used in recipes, I buy them hulled (at health food stores or most supermarket... More

PUMPKIN PANCAKES WITH MAPLE SYRUP

PUMPKIN PANCAKES WITH MAPLE SYRUP

Make these delicious treats with fresh pumpkin puree (made from small sugar or pie pumpkins), cann... More

QUINCE (OR PUMPKIN) POACHED IN SPICED SYRUP

QUINCE (OR PUMPKIN) POACHED IN SPICED SYRUP

One of the most popular desserts we were served in Turkey was poached quince and often we were also ... More

RED FIFE WHEAT PASTA WITH ASPARAGUS AND BACON

RED FIFE WHEAT PASTA WITH ASPARAGUS AND BACON

Red fife wheat is all Canadian. Vary the recipe by adding vegetables as they come into season. You c... More

ROASTED AUTUMN FRUITS WITH SABAYON

This dessert, from the cookbook, Earth to Table (Random House) by Jeff Crump and Bettina Schormann, ... More

ROASTED BUTTERNUT WITH NUTS AND SEEDS AND POMEGRANATE DIP

ROASTED BUTTERNUT WITH NUTS AND SEEDS AND POMEGRANATE DIP

This is a stunning platter to serve as an appetizer or side dish. More

ROASTED BUTTERNUT WITH SEEDS AND POMEGRANATE DRIZZLE

ROASTED BUTTERNUT WITH SEEDS AND POMEGRANATE DRIZZLE

Butternut and buttercup squash are my favourites for their rich colour, texture and sweet taste. Roa... More

ROASTED CARROTS WITH HONEY AND DILL

ROASTED CARROTS WITH HONEY AND DILL

Carrots look fresh from the garden if you buy them with the greens and not trim them too much. More

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER WITH CHEESE

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER WITH CHEESE

This is a delicious way to cook cauliflower. Slice it or break into florets. More

ROASTED FINGERLING FRIES WITH AIOLI DRIZZLE

ROASTED FINGERLING FRIES WITH AIOLI DRIZZLE

We co-hosted a corporate event at The Drake Hotel with Chef Anthony Rose. Instead of serving his fam... More

ROASTED FINGERLING POTATOES WITH HERBS

ROASTED FINGERLING POTATOES WITH HERBS

These potatoes are delicious just roasted and even better with the dressing. More

ROASTED KALE CHIPS

ROASTED KALE CHIPS

These roasted kale chips, from Tyler Florence’s Family Meal, are irresistible and make a great app... More

ROASTED POTATO SALAD WITH HARD-COOKED EGGS AND FRIED ONIONS

ROASTED POTATO SALAD WITH HARD COOKED EGGS AND FRIED ONIONS

One of my favourite restaurants in Jerusalem was Shmil in the Lab. Historian and caterer Shmil Holla... More

ROASTED PUMPKIN SPREAD WITH TAHINI

ROASTED PUMPKIN SPREAD WITH TAHINI

A delicious, lighter version of hummos inspired by my recent trip to Israel. Prince is a very good b... More

ROAST SALMON WITH COUSCOUS SALSA

ROASTED SALMON WITH COUSCOUS SALSA

The idea for this salmon came from a private lunch hosted by the S. Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef Co... More

ROASTED SALMON WITH LEMON, THYME AND ARUGOLA

The low roasting temperature keeps the salmon moist and tender. More

RODGRODE MED FLODE (RED FRUIT PUDDING)

RODGRODE MED FLODE (RED FRUIT PUDDING)

There are many versions of this popular Danish dessert but this one, based on one at Meyer’s Deli ... More

ROOT VEGETABLE BORSCHT

ROOT VEGETABLE BORSCHT

After tasting a root vegetable borscht at Dano's Heuriger I resurrected this delicious root vegetabl... More

RYE BERRY SALAD WITH CORN AND GREEN BEANS

I had never thought of cooking rye berries (sometimes called rye kernels) until I had them in a sala... More

SALAD NICOISE WITH ROASTED CARROTS

SALAD NICOISE WITH ROASTED CARROTS

I have started serving my Salad Nicoise vegetarian style and grilling a tuna steak (or sirloin steak... More

SALMON RILLETTES

SALMON RILLETTES

Rillettes usually refer to a rich, pork, duck or rabbit spread. This is a lighter, spring variation.... More

SAUTEED FIDDLEHEADS WITH GARLIC AND SHALLOTS

SAUTEED FIDDLEHEADS WITH GARLIC AND SHALLOTS

I always felt so unCanadian not loving fiddleheads but I just hadn't had them right for me yet. Than... More

SAUTEED FISH WITH SHRIMP AND BACON

We had something like this in Berlin at Rogacki, an amazing deli that our friend Marcus loves. If yo... More

SAUTEED SHRIMP IN SERRANO HERB BUTTER

SAUTEED SHRIMP IN SERRANO HERB BUTTER

This is a variation of the recipe Hugh Carpenter made in his Mexican cooking class. To barbecue them... More

SAUTEED TROUT FILLETS

SAUTEED TROUT FILLETS

My sister and brother-in-law made this delicious fish for me one night. More

SCHNITZEL OF PORK

This recipe is from the popular new cookbook “The Art of Living According to Joe Beef” by Fred M... More

SHAKSHUKA WITH EGGPLANT AND TOMATOES

SHAKSHUKA WITH EGGPLANT AND TOMATOES

There are many versions of this Israeli specialty but my friend and colleague, Janna Gur, author of ... More

SHRIMP AND EGG OPEN FACED SANDWICHES

SHRIMP AND EGG OPEN FACED SANDWICHES

When I was in Copenhagen I renewed my love of open faced sandwiches. (Remember the Danish food Centr... More

SHRIMP COCKTAIL SALAD

SHRIMP COCKTAIL SALAD

Shrimp cocktail seems to be making a comeback. You can go retro and serve it in cocktail glasses, or... More

SHRIMP LOUIS SALAD SANDWICH

SHRIMP LOUIS SALAD SANDWICH

Instead of layering the ingredients, you can dice the eggs and avocado, chop the lettuce and combine... More

6 HOUR NO KNEAD ARTISANAL BREAD

SIX HOUR NO KNEAD ARTISANAL BREAD

If you love Jim Lahey's (Sullivan St. Bakery New York) famous 18 hour no knead bread but would like ... More

SMOKED MEAT HASH WITH POACHED EGGS

SMOKED MEAT HASH WITH POACHED EGGS

Corned beef or pastrami also work well in this. When poaching eggs, the fresher the eggs, the firmer... More

SMOKED TROUT AND POTATO SALAD

SMOKED TROUT AND POTATO SALAD

This German style potato and smoked fish salad makes a great appetizer or light main course for summ... More

SMOKY BARBECUED BRISKET

The secret to making delicious brisket is to buy a good brisket and cook it until it is fork tender.... More

SMOKY DEVILLED EGGS

Devilled eggs are enjoying a big revival along with other southern favourites - perfect as an appeti... More

SPAGHETTINI ALLE VONGOLE

etalk reporter Danielle McGimsie and her brother Chris have this every Christmas Eve with their fami... More

SPATCHCOCK CHICKEN WITH PAPRIKA AND OLIVE OIL

SPATCHCOCK CHICKEN WITH PAPRIKA AND OLIVE OIL

This is a quick and delicious way to cook chicken. Have the butcher flatten the chicken for you or d... More

STEVEN RAICHLEN'S BOURBON-BROWN SUGAR BARBECUE SAUCE

STEVEN RAICHLEN'S BOURBON-BROWN SUGAR BARBECUE SAUCE

Stephen Raichlin is barbecuing's foremost authority. Raichin says everyone has their idea of a perfe... More

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE MOUSSE WITH SHORTBREAD CRUMBLE

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE MOUSSE WITH SHORTBREAD CRUMBLE

This light and easy no bake cheesecake is an idea from Yona, a popular restaurant in Tel Aviv. For a... More

STUFFED SQUASH WITH RISOTTO AND LOTS OF CHEESE

STUFFED SQUASH WITH RISOTTO AND LOTS OF CHEESE

Although this risotto is cooked in a pilaf method, the short grain rice and cheese makes it very cre... More

SUSHI SALAD

SUSHI SALAD

In Japan, this is called "chirashi sushi". It is the traditional way sushi is served at home as it i... More

SWEDISH SODA BREAD

SWEDISH SODA BREAD

This Swedish take on Irish soda bread from my friend and nutrition educator, Nina Le Page, is quite ... More

SWEDISH WALLENBERGER

These Swedish ‘burgers’ are very traditional and served in some of Stockholm’s most popular, c... More

SWEET BEET CHOCOLATE CAKE

SWEET BEET CHOCOLATE CAKE

Deep, dark, moist, rich and delicious, this chocolate cake is amazing. The secret ingredient is beet... More

SWEET CORN SOUP WITH CHARRED TOMATOES, BASIL AND MAPLE

This delicious soup from Executive Chef Jonathan Gushue and Sous Chef David Sider of Langdon Hall is... More

SWEET POTATO LASAGNA

SWEET POTATO LASAGNA

Lasagna is back in style and especially popular are vegetarian ones like this. It freezes well too s... More

SWEET POTATO PANCAKES (LATKES) WITH CREAM CHEESE AND CHIVE MOUSSE

SWEET POTATO PANCAKES (LATKES) WITH CREAM CHEESE AND CHIVE MOUSSE

These were inspired by the yummy sweet potato pancakes I had in Tel Aviv at Orna and Ella's. They ar... More

THE PURPLE PIG'S MORTADELLA SMEAR

This delicious “smear” or spread is a specialty of one of Chicago’s favourite restaurants ‘T... More

THOMAS HAAS CHOCOLATE SPARKLE COOKIES

THOMAS HAAS CHOCOLATE SPARKLE COOKIES

Naturally gluten free, they are delicate with a deep, rich chocolate flavour. Thomas Haas is one of ... More

THYME ROASTED HALIBUT

THYME ROASTED HALIBUT

This is by far the easiest (and my favourite) way to cook fish. It’s plain but not too plain. It w... More

TROUT POINT LODGE MIXED BERRY CUSTARD TART

TROUT POINT LODGE MIXED BERRY CUSTARD TART

Trout Point Lodge is hidden in the wilderness of Nova Scotia. It’s the province's only Relais & Ch... More

TURKEY BREAST WITH BARBECUE SAUCE

TURKEY BREAST WITH BARBECUE SAUCE

If you don't like buying processed meats, it is very easy to roast a turkey breast for your own "u... More

TURKISH OMELETTE WITH BEET GREENS

TURKISH OMELETTE WITH BEET GREENS

Ever wonder what to do with the greens you cut off your beets before roasting them? You can serve th... More

TURKISH RICE PILAF WITH ROASTED PUMPKIN

TURKISH RICE PILAF WITH ROASTED PUMPKIN

Pumpkin is cooked in so many ways in Turkey. The pumpkin they use is a little like our butternut and... More

UPSIDE DOWN RASPBERRY CAKE

UPSIDE DOWN RASPBERRY CAKE

Cranberries, blueberries, peaches and plums can be used instead of raspberries. More

VANILLA CINNAMON BAKED APPLES

VANILLA CINNAMON BAKED APPLES

Here’s a great dessert forfall or winter (and perfect for Rosh Hashanah) where old-fashioned comfo... More

VEAL BRISKET BRAISED WITH DATE HONEY

VEAL BRISKET BRAISED WITH DATE HONEY

This Sephardic recipe, from friends Rami and Tali Kleinmann, is so delicious. People just love it. ... More

VEAL BRISKET OSSO BUCCO STYLE

VEAL BRISKET OSSO BUCCO STYLE

Always make brisket ahead because the cooking time is never precise – just cook it until it is for... More

VEGGIES IN HAZELNUT RYE SOIL

VEGETABLE GARDEN WITH SOIL AND DIP

This whimsical appetizer is a very homemade version of Rene Redzepi’s (chef/owner Noma in Copenhag... More

WALNUT ROLL WITH CAPPUCCINO BUTTERCREAM

WALNUT ROLL WITH CAPPUCCINO BUTTERCREAM

Inspired by Margaret Atwood's book The Year of the Flood, this cake is a great dessert for any holid... More

WARM COUSCOUS SALAD<br />WITH SWEET POTATOES AND EGGPLANT

WARM COUSCOUS SALAD WITH SWEET POTATOES AND EGGPLANT

I learned the technique of roasting couscous at the Tishbi Winery Cafe in Israel. This is my adapti... More

WHEAT FREE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

WHEAT FREE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Alice Medrich’s “Chewy, Gooey, Crispy, Crunchy” includes all kinds of traditional, modern, de... More

WHISKEY ROSE

WHISKEY ROSE

Mitchell Davis, vice-president of The James Beard Foundation, always has a fantastic new cocktail ba... More

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark with Pistachios

WHITE CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT BARK WITH PISTACHIOS

Chocolate bark is really easy to make and everyone loves it so much. You can vary it with different ... More

WHITE PIZZA WITH ARUGULA

WHITE PIZZA WITH ARUGULA

You can buy pizza dough everywhere now if you don’t want to make your own. If it pulls back when y... More

WHOOPIE PIES WITH PEANUT BUTTER CREAM FILLING

WHOOPIE PIES WITH PEANUT BUTTER CREAM FILLING

Whoopie pies are so popular now. I love them with different fillings like this one. More

WILD MUSHROOM MEDLEY BRUSCHETTA

WILD MUSHROOM MEDLEY BRUSCHETTA

We used to have the most amazing books clubs where authors attended, spoke to the group and then we ... More

WILD MUSHROOM SOUP WITH COCONUT CREAM

WILD MUSHROOM SOUP WITH COCONUT CREAM

This is a delicious recipe from Chef Tali Friedman in Jerusalem. She leads tours of the fantastic Ma... More

WINTERISH CHICKEN SALAD WITH ROOT VEGETABLES

WINTERISH CHICKEN SALAD WITH ROOT VEGETABLES

Roasted root vegetables make a great winter salad. If you don’t have time to roast the vegetables,... More

WOODLOT'S ASPARAGUS SALAD WITH HAZELNUT VINAIGRETTE

WOODLOT'S ASPARAGUS SALAD WITH HAZELNUT VINAIGRETTE

Woodlot’s chef/owner David Haman served this delicious asparagus salad at Toronto Taste.... More

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