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A taste of Italy…but not in Italy

A taste of Italy…but not in Italy

I’ve been to Italy once, and I hope to visit again. It is a carb and gelato-lovers dream – a place where all my favourite foods are plentiful. I had a sandwich in Florence that was rolled up like a burrito, but instead of a tortilla wrap, it was rolled up in a thin sheet of […]

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CONTEST: win a Philips Pasta Maker!

CONTEST: win a Philips Pasta Maker!

*contest is now closed! Thanks to everyone for entering!*
I was very kindly given a new Philips pasta maker and left it in the box for 2 weeks before opening it up to test. I am often given kitchen appliances to try (blenders, juicers, coffee makers) and some of them are clunky and a pain to […]

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A delicious night with Thai-inspired food and canola

A delicious night with Thai-inspired food and canola

I never paid much attention to canola before. It was an all-purpose oil my parents often used and I knew it from the bottle that sat on the counter.
I never paid much attention to canola until I lived in Manitoba and drove past fields of bright yellow and had no idea what on earth it […]

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Thai Beef Curry recipe

On BT Toronto I made a simple Thai Massaman Curry using store-bought curry paste which you can find at most major grocery stores. I used the Thai Kitchen Massaman curry which is fairly mild and a bit sweet. But you can certainly use your favourite curry paste and play around with the ingredients you like.
This […]

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