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Mocha holiday cookies by way of South American truffles

Brigadeiros are a classic Brazilian truffle-like confection that traditionally blends the flavours of chocolate and caramel. We love these easy no-bake treats, so we decided to update them with the more traditional holiday flavours of gingerbread, mocha and molasses. These brigadeiros also make great gifts, as they are easily made ahead and refrigerated for several weeks.


Recipes for roasted sweet potato salad, apple berry crisp from Sarah Richardson

TORONTO Sarah Richardson says there’s more to bringing a home to life than just beautiful decor, and enjoying a hearty, home-cooked meal with loved ones is a key part of the equation.

“Food to me is inextricably linked to how I enjoy home,” said the designer and HGTV personality.

Recipes for coleslaw, braised and roasted cabbage, Asian-style buns, borscht

Coleslaw is one of those versatile recipes that you can enhance with almost any ingredients with crunch or colour.

“Poppy seeds are nice. Sesame seeds work well,” says Brian Faulkner of BCfresh and an avowed cabbage lover.

“Apple is great. You can use sesame oil or rice vinegar, any of the lighter vinegars.”