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Sami Fruits opens up on the West Island

The long awaited opening of Sami Fruits gave fruits and veggie lovers a great option when shopping for fresh produce.  The selection is extensive to say the least.  The...

Lime Caesar Salad

2 garlic cloves, minced 2 canned anchovy fillets 1/4 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh Key lime juice 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons mayonnaise Dash of Worcestershire sauce Freshly cracked pepper to taste 1/4 cup...
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Sugar Shacks in the West and Beyond

Cabane à Sucre Jean Renaud & Fils Classic sugar shack in a woodsy setting open seasonally for traditional hearty grub, try the maple syrup pie. Address: 1034 Boulevard Arthur-Sauvé, Saint-Eustache, QC...
Canada Day Dessert

10 delicious desserts to make this Canada Day

These red and white delicious Canada Day treats will make you say Ohhh Canada! 1) Flag Cake http://www.kraftcanada.com/recipes/canadian-flag-cake-86399 2) Strawberry Cheesecake Popsicles http://go.shr.lc/2tyI4zA  3) Chocolate Covered Pretzels  http://littlemisskate.ca/recipe/canada-day-dessert-idea-chocolate-covered-pretzels/#_a5y_p=5240839 4) Kit Kat Cake http://littlemisskate.ca/recipe/kit-kat-canada-day-cake-recipe/ 5) Cheesecake bars http://www.onceuponacuttingboard.com/2013/06/canada-day-cheesecake-bars.html 6) Toque cake http://www.foodnetwork.ca/shows/great-canadian-cookbook 7)...
The Jewish Holiday Baker, Joan Nathan, Heavenly Apple Cake, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, Desert, Holiday Baking, Apples

Heavenly Apple Cake

 As published in The Jewish Holiday Baker, by Joan Nathan. I love apple cake and this is a good one.  Sweet yet not too sweet.  It is a breakfast favorite in...
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed that romaine lettuce from the affected areas reported in the U.S. investigation is imported to Canada

Canadians are being warned of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce

Canadians are advised to follow the U.S CDC's advice and to check their homes for all types of romaine lettuce such as whole heads of romaine, hearts of romaine, and bags...
Flood 2019

Spring flood prevention campaign top priority for Pierrefonds-Roxboro

The borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro wants to raise all residents' awareness and especially those living along the Rivière des Prairies, regarding the necessity and responsibility to prepare to the spring...
Koosa bi Laban

Koosa – Stuffed Summer Squash

Koosa is the Arabic word for Squash. In my parents home growing up we had two very distinct cultures blending my father’s Lebanese-Syrian culture and my mother’s British culture.  The...
Rhonda Massad, Pierrefonds, West Island Blog, West Island News, Italian cuisine, Imparate

Imparate – Amazing new cooking school on the West Island – not to be...

by Rhonda Massad Imparate means to learn through experience or to discover in Italian. That is exactly what happened when I joined seven girl friends at Imparate Cooking School in...
Protein Vegetables

How to Get More Protein from Vegetables

Did you know? When it comes to protein, many vegetables can deliver a healthy dose? The Canadian food guide was revised to include more plant foods on our plates,  both for...

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