I’m at a the filming of Chef Worthy, a new food show to air soon on W Network, waiting to be called to pass my expert judgment on an amateur chef’s creation. Back stage with me is Micheal Potter, host of Chef Worthy and owner of Harvest restaurant in beautiful Picton, Ontario. Since we are [...]
This recipe was derived from my sister Nancy’s friend Cristen Sirignano-Irving from Connecticut. Nancy had taken on this recipe and made it a part of her Easter tradition and the recipe has since traveled to Canada and has become a part of the family brunch.
The first time I had Irish soda bread was at a tea room in St. George, Ontario. They serve a plain version with honey and butter and a “spotted dog” version, which is dotted with currants. I immediately loved it when I discovered how easy it is to make and since then it’s become a [...]
I attended a chili cook-off last Thursday. Celebrity chef and star of The Main on the Food Network, Anthony Sedlak, hosted the event. There were three finalist all with interesting delicious entries. Jennifer Zuk of Vancouver entered her Stout Yam Chili. She added sweet potatoes, corn, black beans and stout to her ground beef and [...]