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In Season: Ramp It Up


Illustration by Erin Wallace So maybe you’ve never tasted ramps, or if you have, you’re not quite sure how to pair them with cheese. Either way—don’t worry, we’ve got you. First of all: Ramps are similar to scallions, with bulb-like stems and leafy green tops, and they’re a member of the wild onion family. What […]

Best Cheeses: Canada


With more than 500 varieties of cheese produced in Quebec, there’s something for every cheese lover’s tastes.

Ratinaud French Cuisine in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Shop Talk: Ratinaud French Cuisine in Halifax, Nova Scotia


Having grown up eating his grandparents’ homemade pâté in Limoges, France, and then working in European and Canadian kitchens for years, classically trained chef Frédéric Tandy settled in Nova Scotia to start something of his own. “I wanted to do something different,” he says. “I saw that no one was preparing their own charcuterie, and the […]

poutine

Chasing Poutine


Inspired by the contrasts discovered between old and new Quebec, artist & writer Heather Kapplow dreams up a play on the most Québécois of all native foods: Poutine.