Tagged with France

Magic among the vines

Published in Dreamscapes magazine, spring 2012 Winning a trip to southwestern France is a dream come true for anyone who loves wine and food. Just ask Shawna and Martin Gibb of Kelowna, B.C., winners of the 2011 Discover France by its Wines contest organized by the French tourist office. If you happen to catch the … Continue reading

8 Things to do in Toulouse, France

I ended up in Toulouse in southwest France almost by accident, but loved every minute. This great city is small enough to walk around in, yet big enough to offer great food, shopping, music and theatre. And it’s old enough to be architecturally magnificent, from its churches to its bridges. Half-way between the Atlantic and the … 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