Author Archives: Christine

Delicious Local Lettuce!

Lettuce rejoice – spring is here! I’m so happy that this season has brought us lots of sunny days and warm weather, a welcome change after last year’s 70 days of rain. Welcome back, sun! Despite the clouds and raindrops … Continue reading

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Sweet Love Bake Shoppe

Last week, some friends and I attended the “Cupcakes and Greeting Cards” event at The Paperie in St John’s. The cupcakes were made by the Sweet Love Bake Shoppe, a local small business working out of a home kitchen. What … Continue reading

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Sweet Weekend: Cupcake Event this Saturday!

What a great way to celebrate this Easter/Passover week! This coming Saturday, April 23, The Sweet Love Bake Shoppe and The Paperie are hosting an event called “Gourmet Cupcakes and Sweet Greeting Cards.” The Sweet Love Bake Shoppe is a … Continue reading

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Pasta with Scallops, Pancetta & White Wine/Cream Sauce

Having recently come off a gluten-free-stint, I was craving pasta with cream sauce one day while at Sobeys. I had recently bought some fresh tagliatelle and was excited to make something with it. It often happens that I decide what … Continue reading

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New on the Scene: Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food

It’s the moment many of us have been waiting for! Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food opened its doors last week on Water Street. Located in the former home of the much-loved Auntie Crae’s, a long-established favourite among locals and visitors, … Continue reading

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Tea Time

It might be “roll up the rim” season, but my favourite place to get a hot cup of tea is still from my own kettle – using the lovely teas from Britannia Teas on Water Street. I just adore going … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Hi all! Two fabulous foodie events to let you all know about! Newfoundland’s 4th annual Savour food and wine show is coming up on April 7! This is an opportunity to taste food, wine, beer and spirits from Newfoundland’s finest. … Continue reading

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Dining out in Corner Brook

I was very excited to visit Corner Brook (and Marble Mountain!) for the first time a few weeks ago. The skiing was amazing, as about a foot of snow had fallen right before we got there! There was also some … Continue reading

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French Glassware

I absolutely love my new La Rochère glassware… reminds me of lovely meals on the terrace in the South of France. Here’s to the official beginning of Spring (in two days!) See the collection on La Rochère’s website. You’ll find … Continue reading

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Drink of the Week: Irish Whiskey

In honour of Saint Patrick’s Day, why not forgo the green beer and try something with a little more kick to get and/or keep the party going? This week, we’re featuring Bushmills Blackbush, a sweeter whiskey aged in sherry casks … Continue reading

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