Food

Reel Time: Just Eat It – A Food Waste Story

My boyfriend and I have taken to watching food documentaries of late – which has made me lose my taste for food in some ways but has spurred my appetite to learn more about the industries that get our meals from farm to fork. There are plenty of docs that look at the nutritional aspects of food which are quite interesting and unsettling. But one food film that really got my attention looks at all the food that gets wasted from the farm, to the grocery store, to the dinner table. Growing up in a household where I was always View this Post

Cream & Sugar: A visit to Eau Claire’s Cafe Blanca

Visiting Café Blanca in downtown Calgary.

Visiting Café Blanca in downtown Calgary.

My girlfriends and I love to meet up for coffee and chats – it’s our favourite way to catch up with everyone’s busy schedules. These gabfests usually turn into hours long hangouts as we share the latest and greatest updates with one another. But finding a place a good place to enjoy a cup of joe can be difficult when everyone else has the exact same idea. Table space at coffee shops in Calgary go for a premium and if you want to find a spot, you either need to be patient or View this Post

#LoveatFirstPint with Fiasco Gelato

Fiasco Gelato Valentine's

I scream, you scream, we all scream for gelato!

 

What says love better than gelato goodness? Fiasco Gelato has just released their Valentine’s collection in four delicious flavours:

  • Chocolate dipped strawberry
  • Raspberry dark chocolate
  • Red velvet cream cheese
  • Angel food cake

And if you can’t pick just one flavour, Fiasco has a handy gift pack with all four jars ready to go. Really, this is the only way to go. #weallscreamforgelato

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Classic Rotisserie at Notable

One of the things I love about Notable is that the menu is always offering up new eats that I haven’t tried there. This is their aromatic-rubbed natural “quarter” chicken that’s all parts delicious and yummy. The housemade apple vinaigrette gave an extra kick to the side salad.

Pucker: A Cookbook for Citrus Lovers

Pucker up.

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When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, lemon loaf cake, lemon buttercream, lemon-lavender shortbread, and lemon-rosemary lamb chops, just to name a few. That’s what local writer Gwendolyn Richards did with her new cookbook Pucker. This delicious and juicy cookbook is an ode to the citrus fruits that give us that tang and make our tastebuds pucker.

If you thought that lemons and limes were only good for putting in your water glass, then you have been missing out. The recipes in the View this Post

The cutest Crave Cupcakes

I didn’t think I could love Crave Cupcakes more than I already do but then they do this: create adorable animal cupcakes in support of the Calgary Humane Society! In celebration of National Cupcake Day, these delicious critter cupcakes will be available for one day only on February 23rd. You can pre-order your cupcake six-pack to include two animals of your choosing (bunny, kitty or puppy) and four classic swirled cupcakes. 50% of sales from each six-pack will go towards helping animals at our local Humane Society.

Now that’s just icing View this Post