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Food

Food

Sips in the City: Sediment sign of less processed vino

“We drink wine with diamonds in the glass by the case, the meaning of expensive taste.” Yup, that’s totally me. Every Friday night, in my pyjamas,...

Sampling Scotch that survived the Angels

Sipping scotch with Mark Tetreau can be more than just imbibing in a wee bit o’ the dram. The conversation is likely to include words...

Sips in the City: Rieslings like brussels sprouts — try again

It’s resting time in the wine world.  The grapes are all bubbling away in their barrels and tanks. The field workers are keeping warm. The wine-makers...

Bored in the kitchen? Find cultural inspiration

If you tend to fall into cooking ruts, one easy way to snap out of it is to check out the holiday calendars of...

Swap wine for bubbly with New Year’s inspired risotto

Even though risotto is a simple rice dish, I associate it with special occasions. A northern Italian rice dish cooked in broth to a creamy...

Up your holiday side-dish game with these brussels sprouts

KTW reporter Andrea Klassen added caramelized garlic, lemon and Parmesan to her sprouts, after scouring the city during the local holiday brussels sprouts shortage...

Sips in the City: Some wines on the nice list this holiday season

The end of the year brings many celebrations and reflections. For most of us, it’s a time of gatherings and get-togethers and an opportunity to...

Chewy molasses cookie needs no window-dressing

Holidays mean platters and tins of festive-looking cookies — cookies with coloured icing, cookies with sprinkles, cookies with fillings, cookies with layers. An artistic cookie is...

Skip the store — make own salted caramel

“Salted” and “caramel” are two words that make many people get misty in the eyes and weak in the knees. You can buy lovely salted...

Sips in the City: A beginner’s guide to sparkling wine

We are coming up to the season of celebration and overindulgence. Yay! I love a good opportunity for overindulgence and frivolity. Nothing says celebrate like sparkling...

Spice up basic brownies

I decided to take my favourite brownie recipe, the one I published in The Mom 100 Cookbook a handful of years ago, and turn...

Navigating wine terms in public

Nothing makes you feel like a dummy like not being able to pronounce something. I’m not talking about ‘amblience’ or ‘pasgetti’ here. I’m talking about the...

Sips in the City: Dos, don’ts of vineyard visits

Fall is a great time to visit a winery. It’s the busy season — now is when the grapes are being processed for their long...

Kamloops wineries win at Okanagan festival

Two Kamloops wineries took home eight medals from the 36th annual Okanagan Wine Festival, which started on Sept. 29 and wraps up on Sunday. Harper’s...

Sips in the City: Reward kitchen helpers this weekend with light, fizzy Moscato

There are lots of old sayings and rules that need to be tossed out the window. “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but...

Sips in the City: Wine sludge classier than it seems

Wine sludge. That’s appealing, isn’t it? There are not many foods or beverages where you look forward to finding residue, sludge, remnants or leftovers...

Sips in the city: Understanding B.C. VQA wine standards

There has been a lot of talk about B.C. VQA wine around town as of late. I wouldn’t be surprised if VQA came up as...

Blueberries and cream ice pops a refreshing summer treat

These days, we can buy blueberries any time of the year. But summertime is the season for homegrown varieties and can be used in...