Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
Join our Newsletter

Food and Drink

Eric Akis: Mushrooms lend meaty taste to vegetarian tourtière

Eric Akis: Mushrooms lend meaty taste to vegetarian tourtière

This meat-free, richly seasoned version of tourtière has a meaty taste and look thanks to the combination of mushrooms and other ingredients used in the filling.
Eric Akis: Two recipes to make your own eggnog

Eric Akis: Two recipes to make your own eggnog

For a modern version of the festive drink, temper the eggs — or replace them entirely, using oat milk and tofu instead.
Eric Akis: For a celebratory treat, go retro with seafood cocktail

Eric Akis: For a celebratory treat, go retro with seafood cocktail

A deluxe mix of chilled seafood decoratively served in a glass fits the bill for a holiday appetizer.
Eric Akis: Pasta with breadcrumbs a humble, comforting winter meal

Eric Akis: Pasta with breadcrumbs a humble, comforting winter meal

This Sicilian-style dish, called pasta ca muddica in Italian, is a tasty way to use up stale bread.
Eric Akis: Victoria writer, photographer team up on cookbook, an ideal gift for pie lovers

Eric Akis: Victoria writer, photographer team up on cookbook, an ideal gift for pie lovers

Test out one of the entries from Denise Marchessault and Deb Garlick's The Artful Pie Project: a tasty, old-world Apple Rugelach.
Eric Akis: Old-fashioned fudge a sweet and easy holiday treat

Eric Akis: Old-fashioned fudge a sweet and easy holiday treat

Easy-to-make brown sugar fudge makes a great Christmas gift
Eric Akis: Corned beef lends big flavour to hearty soup

Eric Akis: Corned beef lends big flavour to hearty soup

As the soup simmers, the corned beef imparts its flavour into the soup, seasoning it
Eric Akis: Keep things simple with this baked fish dish

Eric Akis: Keep things simple with this baked fish dish

Simple seasoned salmon fillets, baked, plated and topped with a beguiling glaze, flavoured with soy sauce, citrus juice and fresh ginger.
Eric Akis: Sharpen your knife for this spicy chicken casserole

Eric Akis: Sharpen your knife for this spicy chicken casserole

Chicken and Chickpea Casserole, baked with spices, apricots and citrus, will appeal to both light- and dark-meat lovers. Serve this North African-style chicken dish with couscous or rice pilaf.
Eric Akis: Hot and sour soup will lift your spirits

Eric Akis: Hot and sour soup will lift your spirits

With cabbage, carrots, shiitake mushrooms and tofu, this soup provides a health mix of vitamins and protein — along with a palate-awakening experience.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks