I’m going to dedicate this post to longtime clients Candy and Lucia who love to go on my farm tours and who love to garden and cook. I recently ran into them at Slow Food Calgary’s Feast of Fields and learned that due to a very slow start to our high altitude summer they have […]More
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.
Tootling according to Webster’s dictionary refers to the practice of “proceeding in a leisurely way”. City Palate magazine has sponsored “Foodie Tootles” to local farms around Calgary for 13 years. I used to help my friend Dee Hobsbawn-Smith run these and last year when she moved to Saskatchewan I took on the task of keeping […]More
Here’s an article I wrote for IMPACT magazine online a few years ago. I’m sharing it now because I am currently training for my first Olympic distance triathlon. I’m doing the Peach City Tri in Penticton on July 17, 2011. I am really looking forward to it but that has been a real journey from […]More
Angel things By Karen Anderson Because of Ryan (March 18 – 20, 1996) Originally posted in 2011. Updated March, 2014 – because he would have been 18 on the 18th of this year. A golden birthday…not forgotten. My son is an angel. I knew it the second I laid eyes on him. His energy was […]More
Guinea Fowl with Hazelnuts Whenever I am in Paris I spend a day with my friends at Succulent Paris because they live up to their name and I care for that. Notes to the cook This is a medieval recipe recovered by a food historian friend of my friends Aurélie Mahoudeau and Marion Willard who […]More
Greetings to all of you who are looking to Savour your food and most importantly, savour your life. I am a joyful person and strive for balance and happiness in each day I am blessed to be on Earth. I have been in the fortunate position to follow my passions all my life. I was a […]More