November 21, 2011When I was younger I used to watch ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ when I got home after school. Now, whenever I hear someone talk about ‘lifestyles,’ I can’t help but hear the nasal voice of Robin Leach, the show’s British host, narrating the message.
Sodium is found in salt. Whether cooking at home, grabbing something on the go, or dining out, salt isn't the only ingredient that adds flavour to meals. Learn how to lower your sodium intake.
October 6, 2011Next time you walk through your community, take a moment to observe the ground shifting beneath your feet. Don’t worry; I’m not referring to fault lines and earthquakes.
September 22, 2011Ok, I’ll admit it, I sometimes don’t cook supper. I know…the shock, the horror! Even though I love to cook, sometimes I just don’t feel like itor I don’t have the time, or I’m tired... or whatever other excuse comes to mind!
September 20, 2011I believe that the secret to a good life lies in finding balance. For example, I’ve spent my adult life trying to find a balance between saving for retirement and spending some money on things I enjoy.
August 11, 2011If you've never experimented with different ingredients, making changes to a recipe may seem daunting. To be fair, sometimes simple changes can ruin a recipe.
August 9, 2011I come from a long line of people who love food. At my family gatherings, delicious food often holds centre stage.
August 4, 2011When I woke up this morning my mouth was dry and pasty. I felt like cotton balls had mopped up every drop of saliva. As I stumbled to the kitchen, desperately seeking fluid,
August 2, 2011In Part 1 of Flavour with Less Salt I wrote about the role of salt in enhancing the flavour of food. In today's blog I would like to share some tips.
July 28, 2011When people are asked what factors influence their food choices, ‘taste’ is always among the top three responses.
July 19, 2011Have you ever thought about words and what they mean? Many words have several different meanings depending on the context in which they are used. For example take the word “salt”.