Appliances with Brain and Braun

“Conquer the Expected” the tag being used to re-introduce one of the most globally recognized brand names in appliances to the North American market.  The German brand is known as a leader in small kitchen appliances and home products in terms of performance, stylish elegance, durability and reliability. It is all of these trademark characteristics…

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Pounding Out The Pestobilities

A garden full of glorious greens inspires many delectable thoughts during summer months. Scallions and scapes sautéed as a savory bed for fried eggs; zucchini grated into summer’s favorite bread, spicy green chilies adding heat to a plate of pasta; and fragrant basil leaves pounded into pesto.  The recent bounty from our backyard garden prompted…

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The Fab Fava

Thanks to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations declaring 2016 as the International Year of Pulses, many leguminous crops are being highlighted for their nutritional benefits.  Among these, the side dish enjoyed by Hannibal Lecter in 1991’s “The Silence of the Lambs”, the fava bean. Fava beans, members of the pea family,…

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Taste of Toronto: Defining Taste

Taste, defined as the sense by which the flavor or savor of things is perceived when they are brought into contact with the tongue.   A definition brought to life at the recent Taste of Toronto held at historic Fort York. The event which marked its third delectable year featured tastes and flavors to tantalize the…

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