Posts Tagged ‘food and wine magazine’

No Knead Ciabatta

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I came across this recipe in a recent issue of Food and Wine. In an article by Ray Isle, in which he flies to Puglia, Italy to attend cooking school at iSensi, recently opened by the owners of the Cantele winery. We’ll get to the no knead part in a minute, but first lets talk about the wines of Puglia, Isle is a wine writer after all. Out of the top five Puglian wines that he recommends I could only find two listed with the LCBO, these include a 2012 Tormaresca Neprica ($14.95) and a 2012 Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva ($14.95), both would go great with this amazing no knead ciabatta recipe. Continue »



A New Approach For The Grill

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In a recent issue of National Geographic devoted to food* I discovered some eye opening stats. Consider this-

“Today only 55% of the worlds’ crop calories feed people directly; the rest are fed to livestock (about 36%) or turned into biofuels and industrial products (roughly 9%). Though many of us consume meat, dairy and eggs from animals raised on feedlots, only a fraction of the calories in feed given to livestock make their way into the meat and milk that we consume. For every 100 calories of grain we feed animals, we get only about 40 new calories of milk, 22 calories of eggs, 12 of chicken, 10 of pork, or 3 of beef.”

You’re probably asking yourself – So what does that have to do with my backyard barbecue?

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Thanksgiving, Southern Style

 

This year I want to put together a Thanksgiving dinner with some Southern influence – an article in the newest issue of Food & Wine inspired this line of thought. In the article chef Tanya Holland creates an incredible Thanksgiving feast that reflects her Creole heritage. There is a spicy crab bisque to start, the turkey gets a bourbon glaze and a pearl onion and giblet gravy. Continue »