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Ottawa Book Expo 2020 - Tickets may sell-out for Great Canadian Barbeque

Posted on 18 January 2020

The Ottawa Book Expo in collaboration with the Smoque Shack would be bringing you the perfect combination of Canadian cooking and literary culturethis year, 2020. Ottawa Book Expo 2020 plans to bring together entrepreneurs who seek to market and sell innovative products and services. The expo also celebrates the brilliance of Canadian cuisine by having a barbecue available for food lovers. ...

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Ottawa Restaurants Apply for Vendor Status at Book Expo 2020

Posted on 06 January 2020

The 2020 Ottawa Book Expo will be the ultimate unplugged experience for foodies and bookworms alike. Spend the day—or four, amongst literary works and some of Canada’s all-time favourite culinary masterpieces with the application of local Ottawa Restaurants for vendor status. The Ottawa Book Expo is coming back in 2020 for a literary and literal culinary feast. In true grassroots-orient ...

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Si Señor: Rideau Street Features Ottawa's Best Taco and Mexican Soup

Posted on 06 December 2019

I have been on a new quest: to search for the best taco in our nation’s capital. As an Ottawa resident for over 10 years, I am happy to report that I have found my five-star pick for Ottawa’s best taco. Ottawa has many amazing bistros and restaurants, but, when it comes to quality, if you have also been seeking Ottawa’s best taco, don’t deprive yourself anymore. Head to Si Señor ...

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Charlottetown: Best Place In Canada To Find Indian Butter Chicken

Posted on 12 November 2019

The Fall Flavours Festival is a five-week food fest in Prince Edward Island (PEI) that should interest anyone who not only loves food but enjoys meeting new people and learning new recipes. So, during a visit to Canada’s Food Island, once again I unravelled a true gem in Charlottetown. The Indian butter chicken I ate in Charlottetown is still the best one I’ve had in my visits to fabulou ...

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The German who baked what may be the world’s best Pretzels

Posted on 01 July 2019

In the tiny Bavarian town of Dachsbach, Arnd Erbel bakes pretzels and pretzel breads the old-fashioned way. Germany may not have plenty of sunshine but grains such as rye and spelt tend to thrive well in Germany compared to other European countries. Thanks to these grains, Germany has been named a world power for the production of various types of breads.The wheat-based breads remained in ...

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PEI's Fall Flavours Festival Fails On Multiculturalism and Youth Participation

Posted on 27 June 2019

PEI's Fall Flavours Festival is a great concept and would be a fabulous opportunity to showcase cultural diversity along with new culinary trends like "street food", healthy dining alternatives and allergy sensitivity which is part of a youthful face to restaurants scenes right across Canada.  These include the growing diversity and youthful energy of Charlottetown's own restauran ...

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Celebrating healthy bodies with food

Posted on 31 March 2019

(NC) Eighty percent of people who go on a diet to lose weight gain it back. But weight is complex, so instead of starting the next fad diet, try committing to a healthy body. It is important to understand that health comes in all shapes and sizes and that while extra weight is generally associated with an unhealthy lifestyle, that’s not always the case. The lifestyle we live, in ...

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5 tips for eating like a local

Posted on 31 March 2019

(NC) Whether we’re away for a few days, weeks or months, many of us want to truly immerse ourselves in a culture when we travel. One great way to do this is through food. Do your research. Before you leave, take some time to dig through travel books, blogs and websites to see what experts and fellow visitors recommend. Some popular spots might require a reservation, so it ...

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Montreal: Quebec Cooking Socials Brings Together Home Cooks on April 13th

Posted on 17 March 2019

Do you like to cook or bake or want to learn how to cook or bake in order to impress your significant other, family or friends?

Or, are you seeking to improve your cooking skills?

Or do you want to learn about uniquely Québec-style cuisine?

Or are you a "cooking voyeur" who likes to go to cooking demos or restaurants with open kitchens and then dine afterwards?

Québec ...

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Ottawa: Learn How To Cook Jamaican Jerk Chicken on April 7th

Posted on 17 March 2019

I have arranged for a Jamaican Chef to teach us how to prepare a delicious Jamaican Jerk Chicken Dinner which also includes rice and peas; Jamaican-style banana bread and other potential surprises.

This is a SPECIAL EVENT for Ottawa Caribbean Cooking Socials on Meetup.

I plan to arrange for other such specially hosted cook & dine events based upon how many members support ...