Tagged with Canada

All Aboard!

Traversing the Rocky mountains by train is on every Canadian’s wish list. Though we may stare up at city skyscrapers day after day, the rugged peaks, thundering waterfalls, acres of wilderness and stately rivers are etched in our brains. We’ve heard about the domed cars for sightseeing, and the white linen tablecloths in the first-class … Continue reading

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

There’s something about the Okanagan Valley that stays with you long after you return home. Perhaps it’s the landscape, from scrubby hills covered with sagebrush to steep slopes carpeted with vineyards overlooking calm lakes. Perhaps it’s the good food, the cornucopia of fruit or the award-winning wines. Maybe it’s the people, a friendly bunch who … Continue reading

Say Brie!

I finally met Albert Borgo of Quality Cheese Inc. in Vaughan, cheese master behind Bella Casara buffalo mozzarella and creamy white rounds of fior di latte, my personal favourite. Borgo says he teamed up with an English cheesemaker last year to learn how to make brie cheese with pasteurized milk that’s just as flavourful as … Continue reading