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Move over kale: why cabbage should be our go-to veg

Kale’s ascendance to vegetable royalty was confirmed when recent reports of a worldwide shortage turned out to be false and nothing more than exaggeration – when was the last time a vegetable received the paparazzi …

My piece in Lucky Peach

when I was invited for a sweet-making lesson by Nalin Bapodra, a veteran sweet master in the London suburb of Arnos Grove, I jumped

A season of food columns

I’ve been remiss to post links to my CBC Radio food columns this fall so here’s a round-up.

September began with a story about Ryerson’s new cafeteria where chef Joshna Maharaj has transformed institutional cooking into …

Why you should let your kids make dinner tonight

This essay was published in The Globe and Mail and judging from the response on twitter, it seemed to speak to readers. There is just no downside to teaching kids to cook from scratch.

Here’s the …

Shoot first, make sausages later

My latest article in Maclean‘s magazine “Hipsters are going hunting” went viral. I ended up on the air, talking about the phenomenon with American talk show host Rob Carson on his show America Weekend. Here’s …