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Ah, summer! The time of year when hot temperatures give a helping hand to Mother Nature’s bounty. A time where sun, rain and manual labour give life and sustenance to a farmer’s field and in return provide delicious meals for our families.

In the last week, Mother Nature has shown us her temperament. Days of blistery cold -35°C weather leaves us thinking that our food selection is limited in regards to locally sourced products. But, nothing could be further from the truth. Ottawa has six amazing restaurants that will be using locally produced ingredients that haven’t suffered from winter’s wrath during Savour […]

For the last couple of years now, I have been actively participating in Food Day Canada events. Participating by visiting local eateries who have created special Food Day Canada menus or simply by enjoying outdoor BBQ’s – all the while keeping the theme at hand: Using 100% Canadian ingredients!

Typically I am not one to be known for my love of all things healthy and nutritious and I’m okay with that. Yes, I should be mindful of what I consume and be more informed of the nutritional ingredients I digest, but if I’m being totally honest…I really don’t give it much thought. I really enjoy great tasting food […]