Karen Anderson

I am a writer, award-winning cookbook author (A Spicy Touch - Family Favourites from Noorbanu Nimji's Kitchen), co-author of Food Artisans of Alberta and owner of Alberta Food Tours, Inc. My next project is a South Indian cookbook with photographer collaborator Pauli-Ann Carriere. I truly believe we are here to savour it all.

Savour food – Great ingredients – Two Alberta cheesemakers make Canadian Cheese Grand Prix finals and here’s a dozen more to celebrate while we’re at it.

Taste Alberta: Two Alberta cheesemakers in Canadian Cheese Grand Prix finals. The Taste Alberta feature above by Lisa Montorton celebrates the fact that two Alberta cheese makers, Sylvan Star and Latin Cheese Co., have both made the Canadian Grand Prix finals. When I read this piece it reminded me that I did a lot of […]


Savour food – Tojo’s sushi @RiverCafeyyc and Sushi 101 with my friend Chigusa Gair

Tomorrow night I’m going to Calgary’s River Cafe to have a seven course beautifully sequenced Kaiseki sushi meal prepared by Canada’s (possibly North America’s) most accomplished Sushi master chef. His name is Hidekazu Tojo and he is owner of Tojo’s Restaurant in Vancouver. Here’s my colleague John Gilchrist’s description of the only other time Tojo […]