MIKE’S MAYAN HOT COCOA
The following spicy drink is very chocolatey and retains some of the characteristics of its Mayan ancestor. Novices might want to start with half the quantities of cocoa powder and spices.
30 ml (2 tbsp) unsweetened cocoa powder
2 ml (1/2 tsp) ground cinnamon
0.5 ml (1/8 tsp) cayenne pepper
15 ml (1 tbsp) liquid honey
250 ml (1 cup) milk
Looking for something fast, easy and a little romantic to cook with your partner this Valentine’s Day? Consider mussels.
TORONTO — Laurent Godbout is leaving nothing to chance as he prepares to cook in one of the most prestigious culinary competitions in the world.
The Montreal chef, who is representing Canada in the Bocuse d’Or in Lyon, France, on Tuesday and Wednesday, is transporting some 1,360 kilograms of equipment overseas, including 42 knives, 33 spatulas and 91 cutting boards.
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Her new cookbook “Made in Quebec: A Culinary Journey” is inspired by her years of travelling around the province and writing for the Montreal Gazette.
The recipes celebrate the best and freshest ingredients that Quebec has to offer. Here are three from the book to try.
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