Chefs’ Tips & Tricks: Smoking

Chefs’ Tips & Tricks: Smoking

There’s a signature sign that summer is here in Alberta. It’s not the short-shorts, the blaring sun or even patio beers. It’s that hazy float of backyard smoke in the air that can only come from one thing: barbecue. As barbecue-forward restaurants line summer menus...
Open That Bottle: Terry Andryo

Open That Bottle: Terry Andryo

“My journey started on a farm, and agriculture was always a part of life. I’d never have thought I would have landed back in it, but you fall back into it through passion and love,” says Terry Andryo, Director of Community Initiatives at ATB Financial. A fourth...
Hot Okanagan: Wines that Shine

Hot Okanagan: Wines that Shine

Working in a young wine region can be risky. Established growing areas like Europe have known signature grapes and styles, but for the new world, that history is still in the making. In British Columbia, winemakers and viticulturists are listening closely to the land...
Inside Job: Founder of Mini Kitchen

Inside Job: Founder of Mini Kitchen

In 2012, Damini Mohan was feeling anxious about the future. She had been laid off from her job in Edmonton, and work opportunities were scarce. She applied for grad school, law school, and spent a lot of time in the kitchen, cooking her favourite meals. “I would...
Step by Step: Soufflés

Step by Step: Soufflés

A soufflé is like magic. Eggs and a few pantry ingredients are transformed into a lofty masterpiece just by incorporating air. Puffed to perfection, a soufflé really is quite the sight to behold before it collapses with the first spoonful. While there are a few rules,...
Mexico’s Culinary Resurgence

Mexico’s Culinary Resurgence

Is there more to Mexican food than tacos or enchiladas? Is tequila only for shots? Fact: Mexican people are very proud of their cuisine, and so they should be; in 2010 UNESCO declared Mexican food a cultural heritage of humanity. “Traditional Mexican cuisine is a...

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