Thank you Canada!
Aug10

Thank you Canada!

We did it! We did it…a weekend of culinary gratitude and tributes to our founder Anita Stewart from the grass roots of our nation! On July 31st, 2021, 47 iconic landmarks across our nation glowed the colours of Canada in honour of our farmers, our fishers, our chefs and our home cooks. From the east on Fogo island to the west in Tofino and up north the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre in Whitehorse, Yukon. In Anita’s hometown, The...

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Cooking in Mom’s New Kitchen
Jul30

Cooking in Mom’s New Kitchen

The Anita Stewart Memorial Food Lab The kitchen plays a central role in the fabric of our food culture in Canada. From Newfoundland kitchen parties (aka Cèilidh) to a BC backyard BBQs, or around the campfire, no matter where you are from the maritimes to the Rockies the kitchen is a focal point for families and social gatherings. I have many memories in the kitchen as you can imagine. As a foodie since I was young, I have often...

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A Ministerial Greeting!
Jul29

A Ministerial Greeting!

Minister’s Statement:Food Day Canada 2021 Read it in English Déclaration de la ministre:Journée des terroirs du Canada 2021 A lire en français Happy Food Day Canada!  Food is at the heart of our lives. It feeds our families, it’s a canvas for creativity, it’s part of the celebration of our diverse cultures and common values. As our country continues its upward recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, so many communities have connected...

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A Tribute to Mothers’ from Food Day Canada
May07

A Tribute to Mothers’ from Food Day Canada

Continuing the Legacy in 2021! We all have a few things in common; we eat, drink, breathe and have moms. The first two things are greatly improved by the latter, at least in our house. Growing up, mom made a great effort to keep us well-nourished and healthy. It was not always easy with four young boys, but she never gave up. Like the time she tried to make us all eat beef liver. Hardly a favourite dish around our table, she tried...

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