The Ki to Good Saké

I lived in Japan a long time, and never understood the joy of sake until…

Louisiana’s Pyramids

Before Stonehenge, before the pyramid of Cheops, before Chichen Itza, North American natives built mounds…

Italianissimo! Pasta

The romance of pasta in Gragnano, according to Pastificio dei Campi’s Giuseppe di Martini, began…

Hong Kong…A Paradise For Food Lovers

It’s no secret that Hong Kong is a paradise for food-lovers. In this land ‘where…

Savouring Outaouais

In the Outaouais region, we come upon the world’s grandest, most dramatic log cabin, standing…

Savouring Montreal

MONTREAL Montreal is a city of many religions, including the big five: Hockey, Dining, Cycling,…

Savouring Quebec City

QUEBEC CITY Beyond the thick, exposed-stone walls and wooden beams of our cottage is a…

Bienvenudo a Miami

Again, it begins: snow, sleet and black ice. Like migrating birds, we answer the call…

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Dining in Jitokuji Monastery in Kyoto, Japan

cJapan does not slide open its shoji doors and give up its secrets easily. However,…

My Love Affair With Cookbooks Goes On And On

Early in my marriage, after I had been cooking my heart out for breakfast, lunch…