Delicious? Yes.  Better than strawberries from Quebec? No.  Worth 7 euros? Not really…

Fresh,  sweet, and salty.

Recipe from ‘The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread’. The texture was nice, but I did find they could have been sweeter (not surprising, considering the small amount of sugar the recipe calls for). I did make a few modifications: I used butter instead of vegan spread, and I sprinkled some raw sugar on top of the […]

Recipe from ‘The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Cakes and Cookies’.  These turned out really well, both flavour and texture-wise.  I did find they needed to bake quite a bit longer than the recipe recommended.   The only modification I made was sprinkling the cookies with a bit of maple sugar before baking. Update:  It turns out the […]

Hey regular readers…if you do, indeed, exist. I have exciting news!  I will soon be going on vacation to Israel and the  Paris.  So, expect exciting blog posts about my food-related experiences while travelling! Also, in the future, I plan on posting more food pics (mostly of things I make), even when I don’t have […]

Tonight I attended my first ever Concordia Alumni Relations event: ‘an evening of beer tasting and food pairing at Bier Markt’. Though I had never heard of Bier Markt before registering for the event, I have since learned that it is an Ontario-based chain whose Montreal location has been open for a couple of months. […]

I’ve struggled with the idea of posting in-depth reviews of restaurants on here for a while, due to the following reasons: 1) I know that working as a cook can be difficult, and don’t want to unduly criticize anyone. 2) I wasn’t sure whether I should risk being ostracized for any potentially negative remarks I […]

The other day while I was at IGA I came across something I had never seen before:  yellow-fleshed, red-skinned potatoes.  The brand name is Pisonneault, and they are grown here in Quebec- in Saint-Michel to be exact.  Though sadly not organic, the potatoes are very local, and are produced by a family farm.  Additionally, they make excellent […]