In honor of my biblical fish experience on the beaches of Puerta Vallarta, my “relaxed” recipe for today is fish tacos. This picture is a version that I had in Mexico where the fish was fried. Very yummy, but this recipe is a lighter version
Cathy submitted her tried and true recipe for this fish dish that has won her the Blue Water event tickets in Vancouver. I like that it was a recipe passed on to her and then she has made her own, let’s all try it and see what innovations we can add! Cathy, congratulations and have fun at [...]
Spring has sprung, has made me happy and put me in a generous mood. Once again it’s time for my favourite thing: a no-work-no-strings-attached COOKBOOK GIVE-AWAY! I was able to source fifteen hot-off-the-presses celebrity cookbooks for my foodie community courtesy of Random House. All Foodie-file subscribers are eligible to win a Cookbook, you do not [...]
The Canadian Red Cross and Blue Water Cafe will host the second annual Red Cross Red Carpet Soiree on Wednesday, May 6th. This year’s event marks the 100th year anniversary of the Canadian Red Cross and will celebrate its colourful history and community involvement. Guests will walk the red carpet as a symbol of their [...]
I left the judging of the April fool’s contest to, Austen Gilliland, Senior Copy Editor and author of the soon to be launched Canadian Living craft blog. Austen helped me come up with the April fools theme for the contest so in the interest of fair play and staying as unbiased as possible, I left [...]
Brewers Plate is a delicious collaborative effort between Green Enterprise Toronto (GET), Slow Food Toronto and Local Food Plus (LFP) who work to promote local-sustainable food and farming. The event takes place Friday April 17 at the University of Toronto’s Hart House and pairs locally made beers with gourmet dishes, all made from local ingredients.
Lifford Wine Agency is hosting the third annual wine event for lupus research. Lupus is a life-threatening auto immune disorder that affects 15,000 Canadians. Lupus is difficult to diagnose, effects ten times more women then men, and currently there is no cure. The Ladies’ Night fundraiser takes place on the evening of Thursday April 16th, [...]
Thanks to all of you who subscribed to be eligible for the Green and Black’s fondue and chocolate packages. I have two more great opportunities for free stuff this week but first, my last chocolate package goes to
Last weeks chocolate winner, Linda Flora, kindly sent me this email: “Just received your chocolate fondue package. I was expecting a few chocolate bars and was most surprised to find much more than that. Thank you so much. My daughters and their husbands (as well as my own husband) will be the lucky beneficiaries of [...]
Linda Flora of Mississauga, Ontario is taking home a fondue gift pack of Green and Black’s Chocolate this week. Heather left this funny Chocolate song set to the tune of Food glorious Food from the musical “Oliver” – very funny, although I think she might have a wee problem with chocolate.