Writing

Mess Hall podcast with Avery Cochrane

Mess Hall is a weekly podcast by Avery Cochrane on the Alberta Pod Net. Avery features comedians, interesting personalities, other podcasters and foodies. That’s where I come in. Here’s the podcast conversation we had when he invited me to talk about life as an entrepreneur, my Alberta Food Tours business, and my writing life with […]

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The 2018 Taste Canada Award Winners

This morning the official release from Taste Canada Awards / Les Lauréats des Saveurs du Canada came to announce the winners of the country’s only national, bilingual food writing awards.  October is National Cookbook Month with hashtags #LoveCookbooks #MoreThanRecipes and so this is the perfect way to wrap up the month long celebration of how tasteful Canadian food […]

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Food Artisans of Alberta

Today begins an exciting week. After about two years of research, travel, photography, writing, editing and editing some more, the book I co-authored with my friend Matilda (Tilly) Sanchez-Turri,  Food Artisans of Alberta, is for real and is starting to hit the shelves of bookstores, cafes, cooking schools, food artisans and even the odd gas station […]

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Eating #India with @AlbertaFoodTour – a @CityPalate article by Catherine Van Brunschot

Huge thanks to writer Catherine Van Brunschot for the City Palate magazine piece she wrote about the 2014 cuisine and culture trip to India I organized. I’ve been leading these tours with my company Alberta Food Tours and our business partner Indus Travels since 2012. Catherine’s a writer’s writer. She quietly observes, scribbles notes and jots […]

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#ArtInstallation No 19 -@jennifer_ck proves food is a legit form of art with Food Artisans of the Okanagan

Jennifer Cockrall-King is an accomplished food writer and mentor to many of Western Canada’s developing writers, bloggers and literary enthusiasts. She divides her life between homes in Edmonton, Alberta (where she’s been the director of Litfest for 5 years) and Naramata in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia (where she started the Okanagan Food and […]

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