Recent Articles in ‘Food & Entertaining’


Expert advice for your home cellar

Cactus Club sommelier Sebastien Le Goff offers his top tips for wine lovers


A toast to cooking with wine

Red and white can both add depth and character to a dish, but be sure to follow a few simple rules


The Italians are coming

This year’s Vancouver International Wine Festival puts a spotlight on reds and whites from Italy


Make your party sparkle

The right blend of seasonal decor and relaxed entertaining will put you and your guests in a festive mood


Gifts that won’t end up in the gadget graveyard

Forget the potato slicer and the S’mores maker — give your favourite cooks something they will use every day


Prosecco sales are bubbling over

The fresh appeal of the Italian sparkling wine has hit the spot with B.C. buyers


Feeling the fervor for fermenting

The ancient method of preserving food is catching on with health-conscious chefs and consumers


Cider deserves a place in your cellar

New premium ciders are as complex as wine and pair well with a wide range of foods


Plan ahead for a week’s worth of meals

One dinner can be turned into two or three, saving time and money


Winemakers are aging gracefully in the Okanagan

The word retirement isn’t in the vocabulary of many vineyard owners


Power and precision

A blender that pulverizes, a slow cooker with its own app


Fish with a conscience

With the Ocean Wise Cookbook 2, I learned even more about sustainable seafood and how to cook with it


The Similkameen: a wine valley worth discovering

Jean-Martin Bouchard, the superb winemaker at Road 13 Vineyards in the Okanagan, has a secret weapon: grapes from a vineyard in the Similkameen Valley called Blind Creek.


Fab or Fad?

Tacos, drinking vinegars and gluten-free cuisine 
— find out which trends our new food columnist loves and loathes


Marsala, the ultimate cooking wine

It adds a rich, nutty flavour to many dishes, so let’s hope rumours of its imminent demise are exaggerated