July 28, 2004
This week meet Charles Cloutier, chef/owner at Auberge Eymet in Cocagne, New Brunswick. You can learn more about Charles and his inn by visiting http://www.eymet.nb.ca/
For more on the celebrations regarding the 400th anniversary of Acadians in the maritimes, check out http://www.acadie400.ca
And my apologies to artist Mario Cyr. I incorrectly identified him as Raymond Martin in the audio version of Food For Thought.
July 21, 2004
From the Grape to the Glass Part 3
This week I complete my series, 'From the Grape to the Glass', with the last of 3 items from Tinhorn Creek Estate Winery in Oliver, BC. The series follows the making of Pinot Gris wine with grapes from the September 2003 harvest. The wine is now available at retailers in British Columbia and Alberta. The BC retail price is $15.50 at the Liquor Distribution Branch. You can learn lots more about Tinhorn at www.tinhorn.com.
To listen to the first two items in the series, click here:
July 14, 2004
Joie Gastronomic Guesthouse
Michael Dinn & Heidi Noble are the kindly proprietors of the Joie Gastronomic Guesthouse and Farm Cooking School in Naramata, BC You can contact them at 250-496-0093 and they have an excellent website detailing all the classes and accomodation they have there. www.joie.ca
July 7, 2004
Food and Wine Magazine Classic in Aspen
Eric Ripert is generally regarded as one of America's best chefs, especially when it comes to seafood. He shared some of his tips for successful fishy cuisine when I met him at the Food and Wine Magazine Classic in Aspen in June.
To find out more about Eric Ripert and his restaurant, visit www.le-bernardin.com. To recap some tips about choosing fresh fish, check out Gramma Cookie's Kitchen at http://www.quick-easy-recipes.com/seafood.html.