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Michael Pollan on reclaiming cooking | Q with Jian Ghomeshi | CBC Radio

Always a pleasure… Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, makes an impassioned plea for a return to home cooking in his new book, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. He apprentices with some of the great masters in the

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Michael Pollan

Love this guy… Michael Pollan at the Huffiington Post.

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Reality Check: The Egg White Delight McMuffin From McDonald’s

Good to know when in the hole… http://feeds.seriouseats.com/~r/seriouseatsfeaturesvideos/~3/-Mx4hVI91EE/reality-check-the-egg-white-delight-mcmuffin.html

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China, in Need of Pork, to Buy a U.S. Supplier – NYTimes.com

Fresh pork… Demand for pork in China reflects its booming economy and rising middle class. But that rapidly growing appetite has strained its food production systems, leading to breakdowns and a number of food safety scandals. Now China’s biggest pork

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Kijani Grows: pairing computers with farming | Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy

Fanastic: http://www.foodfirst.org/en/node/4189

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Why salt, sugar and fat are the pillars of the processed food industry | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio

Frankly, I stay away from packaged food, but with such an insidious problem being presented, it can be hard to escape: Why salt, sugar and fat are the pillars of the processed food industry | The Current with Anna Maria

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La Mer –  Spéciaux de la semaine Specials of the week Suivez-nous sur facebook  Follow-us on  facebook 

Whist browsing around the internet, I found a blog that posted a link to La Mer, “I like La Mer” I thought, but visit their website? Why? Do I need to know smoked salmon is in season? But true to

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The east coast lobster wars | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio

LFA 25 and the carapace… The east coast lobster wars | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio.

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Joe Beef owner digs into “pastagate”

Someone please make this disappear… Joe Beef owner digs into “pastagate”

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(yes, we have no) BANANAS!*

bananas!

As I sometimes say, “Everything is f*(&^g something!” BANANAS!*.

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  • Are there any good Doughnuts left in Montreal? November 18, 2017
    Tried Loukouman yesterday. Fantastic! They fry them to order and they are light, fluffy, crisp, delicious. We got half with the traditional honey, cinnamon, nuts and half with chocolate (tasted like nutella). Other toppings available as well. Must try!
  • Openings and closings, October, November, December 2017 November 18, 2017
    Would be nice to treat oneself when taking the train...
  • Nacarat review November 17, 2017
    Thank you for the report. It is in the Fairmont so in that context, the pricing is not terribly unreasonable. Going to check it out when I visit Montreal (soon!).
  • Meaty lunch November 16, 2017
    Great reccs so far - thank you. Keep em coming!
  • Where to buy dumplings in bulk? Montreal area November 16, 2017
    How "bulk"? There's Costco. I believe some of the Chinese grocery stores make their own so maybe you could speak to them and get bulk discount. Kim Phat, Marche Hawai, etc...
  • Confit duck November 16, 2017
    Hi, anyone know where to buy the best confit duck either in tin or vacpack in Montreal. Thanks
  • Anicet Honey November 13, 2017
    Love this honey, and I have been buying it at Tau and Rachelle-Bery for a few years, and I have also ordered it from Lufa Farms. I've tried the seasonal one to help with hayfever in the autumn. Not sure if it helped but it was a good excuse to eat a daily spoonful.
  • Argentinian pink shrimp at good price November 9, 2017
    They were on sale.at Maxi too last week.
  • Openings and closings, July, August, September 2017 November 7, 2017
    Its been like that for a couple months at least.
  • Foxy review November 7, 2017
    Looks good!