Make mine a Minestrone

Make mine a Minestrone

In some parts of southern Italy, there is saying about soup -- zuppa -- doing things like relieving hunger, aiding digestion, filling you up and…
The humble egg salad

The humble egg salad

Sandwiches as we know them have been around for a few hundred years. The egg salad sandwich is a more modern creation but a delicious…
Notes on Scran and Dram

Notes on Scran and Dram

Scran and Dram Scottish Public House 338 Waterloo Street, New Hamburg N3A 0C5 (519) 390-2767 Pub dinner for two with pints: $70 Open: daily **********The…
Superstore Asparagus Swamp

Superstore Asparagus Swamp

The Real Canadian Superstore at Highland and Fischer-Hallman, Kitchener, leaves a bit to be desired when it comes to cleanliness. The irony is that SuperHyper-MarketBillionaireBoss…
Some local butchers

Some local butchers

The original butchers -- bouchiers -- only slaughtered and sold goat meat (which is among the world's most consumed meats), but these local butchers sell…
Dandelion salad days

Dandelion salad days

Now is the time to start thinking about making a dandelion salad. Just take a look around your yard: a hit of some rain and…
Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower

It's terrific to see beautiful white cauliflower -- big heads of it -- at the markets now. It's incredible that some local farms are selling…
An Izakaya for Kitchener

An Izakaya for Kitchener

Kinkaku Izakaya 217 King Street West Kitchener, ON  N2G 1B1 www.kinkakuizakaya.com @KinkakuIzakaya www.facebook.com/kinkakuizakaya 519-208-2688 Dinner for two (AYCE) with tea: $60 Open daily *     *    …
Ramen this weekend!

Ramen this weekend!

Cooler weather ... perfect for ramen: pork-bone based shoyu broth, saltiness, miso, veg, seafood, slices of pork, delicious noodles and bubbling hot from the kitchen.…
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