Posts Tagged ‘top chef’

Gail Simmons Brings it Home

 

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Hot off the press and into your kitchen comes this great offering from our favourite Canadian Top Chef judge. Bringing it Home is the new cookbook by Gail Simmons, who knows a thing or two about food; a judge since 2006 on television’s top-rated Top Chef, Gail brings us this spirited collection of her “favourite recipes from a lifetime of adventurous eating.” Continue »



Holiday Recipes from Top Chef Canada – Savoury Custard

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The holidays are the perfect time to try new recipes, step out of your comfort zone and master new techniques. Wow your friends and family with this incredible savoury custard created by Top Chef Canada season 4 winner René Rodriguez, it makes a perfect vegetarian entrée.

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Holiday Recipes from Top Chef Canada – Spinach

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You have to eat a green thing, so why not smother it in cream, parmesan and bacon? This recipe is sure to be the most popular dish on the table this holiday season. Here is the next in our series of delicious holiday dishes from the incredibly talented René Rodriguez, the Top Chef Canada season 4 winner. Continue »



Iced Tea Party

A view of atmosphere during the launch of the #LoveOfLeaves program with Pure Leaf Iced Tea at 320 Studios on May 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mireya Acierto/Getty Images for Pure Leaf Iced Tea)

A view of atmosphere during the launch of the #LoveOfLeaves program with Pure Leaf Iced Tea at 320 Studios on May 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mireya Acierto/Getty Images for Pure Leaf Iced Tea)

 

Who amongst us doesn’t love a tea party? Ever since Alice tumbled down a rabbit hole, discriminating revellers have been hosting all types of afternoon teas, complete with dainty sandwiches, cupcakes, and of course, tea.

Now that spring is bidding us au revoir, and summer is gearing up with gifts of lazy sunny afternoons in gardens and parks, you might want to think about hosting an iced tea party of your own, one that carries on the tradition, but also focuses on healthy eating, and healthy iced tea. Let’s face it, store bought iced teas are often full of sugar and artificial flavourings. Continue »



New Book from Top Chef’s Gail Simmons

Gail Simmons has gone very far in the American food world, especially considering she’s a Canadian girl who grew up in Toronto. In fact, she went to high school with chefs Ezra Title and Anthony Rose and food blogger Andrea Toole. Continue »