Sometimes a person is intrinsically connected to her home, it's as if she is a living embodiment of that sense of place. Chef Magnus Nilsson is one such person and his bond with his home of Järpen, Sweden is undeniable.
Can you make a statement simply by enjoying a bowl a soup? That was the idea behind Soupstock, an event organised by the chef Michael Stadtländer, the Canadian Chefs' Congress and the David Suzuki Foundation, to protest the proposed limestone mega quarry the Highland Companies would like to build in Melancthon Township.
When Michael Gray, Boston Pizza's Director of Culinary and Executive Chef sets out to change the menu at Canada's leading chain of casual-dining, sit-down restaurants he faces a long process. As well as hitting the right food-trend notes, he also has to satisfy the owners of the company's 340 locations and their respective regular customers….
The grilled cheese sandwich is one of the crown princes of the comfort food world. There are successful restaurants and food trucks that serve (almost) nothing else. And yesterday four a-list chefs from across Canada competed in the 2012 "Grate" Canadian Grilled Cheese Cookoff sponsored by Dairy Farmers of Canada.