Classic French Onion Soup

Perhaps because it is such a treat and so unique a flavour experience, many cooks assume good Onion Soup is something that takes hours of preparation and leverages every trick in the soup chef’s pocket. That’s just not true!

When I woke up this morning, it was -4C outside my bedroom window. Soup season has definitely arrived! And fall squash and root veggies are front and centre in the pantry.

There’s nothing more delectable than a bite or two of light, flaky, buttery pastry at the end of a good meal! But to make pastry that turns out beautiful every time, you need to know how pastry works…

It’s Squash Season!

Once you bake off a squash in a slow oven with the right basic seasonings, you can enjoy it in any number of delicious ways…

Did you catch me on the Letters Page in the Ottawa Citizen a couple of weeks back?

I think the online post of my comment in support of higher sanitary standards in our Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional kitchens, is still posted…

In the foodservice industry, cleanliness is next to profitability (every chef/owner’s Holy Grail).