Everybody knows (or so the song goes) that you can roast chestnuts on an open fire. The definitive taste of the holidays has been immortalized in song, but these nutrient rich, gluten-free and flavour-packed ‘goodies’ can strike many different chords in the kitchen and are not just limited to an open flame. Chestnuts have been […]
Without salt, life cannot exist. Our bodies utilize salt for a variety of essential, life-preserving functions, as do most land and marine animals on earth. The health benefits of salt may be murky at times and filled with conflicting information, but there’s no denying it’s good for our bodies. Salt, in moderation, can help a […]
You’ve probably heard the term “salt to taste.” It’s a catch-all phrase that illustrates everybody’s tastes are a little different. The tongue has been shown to recognize five main taste sensations (though, recent studies suggest it is capable of picking up on many more flavour ‘categories’. The five basic tastes are: salt, sweet, sour, bitter, […]
When you think of salt, you probably think of white. But you probably also know that salt comes in a variety of colours from different regions. Where does salt get its unique pink, red, blue, grey and black colours from? And what’s the difference between them? First, all salt is basically sodium chloride, an electrolytic […]
Share Our Passion for Guinettes Cherries! How do you make a ‘Perfect’ Manhattan cocktail? If you think it’s by using both sweet and dry vermouth, you’d be wrong. You make the ‘Perfect’ Manhattan the same way you make the perfect Black Forest Cake, perfect crepes, and perfect Cherry Galettes: Use Guinettes Cherries. These ultimate brandied […]
A delicious and uncomplicated make-ahead hors d’oeuvres.
Want your meals and cocktails to sparkle? Add an infusion of molecular gastronomy It’s easy to create a dazzling presentation while adding a surprising burst of intense flavor with some Christine Le Tennier Flavour Pearls in the kitchen. These caviar-like jewels can help you instantly jump aboard the molecular gastronomy wave and create stunning dishes […]