Kitchen Party: Sweet and Spicy Green Bean Pomegranate Chestnut Fry

Pomegranate season usually runs from October to January in the Western hemisphere, and possibly longer this year as the full-on bone-chilling cold hasn’t fully hit us yet. I don’t know about you, but I’m welcoming the extended stay, especially that grocery stores are practically handing them out right now. Green beans are not in season, but I […]

Kitchen Party: Spicy Coconut Milk Leek Soup

I hate the cold. Hate is a strong word, and I’m using it very purposefully here. I wish winter didn’t happen, and that fall (which I generally love) was sunny and a bit chillier, and then lead back to spring. I’ve noticed that people who have some attachment to winter tend to like it: people […]

Kitchen Party: Nach’o Average Brunch

Brunch is like breakfast, but gayer. It’s also less commitment. Basically, brunch is like a lover that doesn’t expect you to wake up so early to get some. We like that in a lover…uh, meal. There’s a lot of great brunch places in Toronto, but sometimes it’s a stay-in-your-long-johns-till-2 type of day. Plus we’ve had […]