How to make Amano’s Beet-Stained Ravioli

Love it or loathe it, there’s no harm in doing something that nice for your other half on Valentine’s Day. That doesn’t mean breaking the bank at the jewellery store or splurging on some racy lingerie. In fact, cooking someone a damn good meal tops all of that,…
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Taste Toronto’s Iconic French Brasserie

Toronto—a living example for the rest of the world that no matter your race or religion, people can still get along, and that’s saying something in today’s political climate. One of the best parts of living in Toronto is its endless variety of cuisine. Whether you’re looking for…
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A Night of Mangiare Bene with Gabbiano Chianti Classico

Since I come from an Italian background, I would have to make the argument that Italians make the best food and wine in the world. In the spirit of mangiare bene (eating well), I planned a dinner in collaboration with Castello Di Gabbiano, for a couple of my…
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An Italian Dinner at Baro with Celebrity Chef David Rocco & Best Buy

Good food and Italians go hand-in-hand. As a 3rd generation Italian, my childhood was filled with antipasti and shouts of “mangiare!”. Now, when I think back to those sounds of my Nonna tenderizing veal for lunch, I often think that this may have been the time in my…
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How to Make a True Canadian Caesar Cocktail

As a Canadian, I find it very difficult to classify something as inherently ours. Yes, we are well known for being good at hockey and ending every sentence with “eh”, but when it comes to cuisine, our taste buds are as multicultural as the people who inhabit this…
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