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Working in italian food and traveling to Italy, I always search for new products, variety of produce and dishes to try. I also search for the taste of the “materia prima”, to then help me find the alternative when I go back home to Montreal. During my last trip to Sicily, I discovered the gambero … Continue reading Gambero rosso!
I try to go to Italy as often as I can (and that my bank account lets me)! This time, I’ve decided to spend more time to travel around certain regions in search of their food specialties and regional products. Whether food, wine, dishes made in the region, I wanted to taste and experience them. I … Continue reading A month in Piemonte
Layovers, gotta love them! Especially when you can leave the airport! When I shop my flights, I always try to put a layover long enough to visit a new city. This time, I landed in Iceland! I had about 8 hours to get from the Keflavik International airport to downtown Reykjavik, visit and back for … Continue reading First stop, Reykjavik
I’ve been visiting Italy for a few weeks with no time to upload my texts on the blog. Today’s my chance as it’s pouring rain in Palermo since this morning. Yes, I write with pen and paper first, for the sole purpose that I think it is becoming obsolete and find it more personal to … Continue reading Finally got a minute!
It’s been awhile since my last post!, and trip outside the kitchen! This one is only a prelude, as I have been traveling to a few different places. A few posts will come shortly. Enjoy! Continue reading Back at it!
I haven’t written in some time. As the blog is mostly a place where I share my experiences when I am not at work, behind the stoves. Here’s what’s been happening; I am now chef at a mediterranean restaurant called L’Alexia, in a neighborhood called Ahuntsic, in Montreal, this is where I’ve been spending most … Continue reading Got some news!!
A taste workshop during the Salon du Goût de Montreal was about oysters. Kristin Donovan taught us everything we need to about this great food found in our Canadian waters! There are two major families of oysters in Canada, the Virginica from the East Coast and the Miyagi or Japanese from the West Coast. The … Continue reading Slow Fish : Our oysters