The Condiment Aisle: Chimichurri

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Chinichurri, that delicious, parsley-based condiment hailing from South America, is one of our favourite sauces. So flavourful and fresh, just a little of it enlivens everything from grilled beef to chicken, lamb, fish and vegetables. If you haven’t tried this simple, magical sauce, you’re missing out. Continue »



Meatballs for All

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Spring is finally here yet the menacing threat of snow is still in the air, so it’s time to cram in the last of those starchy comfort foods while you still can. As it’s soon going to be salad city, this might be your last chance to jump on the gravy train. Continue »



D.I.Y: Sichuan Chili Oil

 

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Toronto is blessed with dozens and dozens of Chinese restaurants, and in almost all of them you will find that indispensable condiment, Sichuan chili oil. The recipes may vary slightly from restaurant to restaurant, as each establishment will have its own, treasured recipe, but the heat, aroma and flavour are unmistakable; so good that you might want to sneak some home! No need for that, though. Why not make your own? Continue »



Couscous Is Cool

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Couscous has a bit of an identity crisis. What is its origin? Is it a grain or pasta? Is it good for you? Is it a meal or a side dish? Is it lame or cool? Read on to get more acquainted with this wonderful and versatile dish. Continue »



A Vegan Caesar for the Holidays

 

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This holiday season, why not serve up a classic Canadian cocktail that your vegan and vegetarian friends can enjoy too! Enter Walter Caesar all-natural, pant-based craft Caesar mix, just in time for the party season. Continue »