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Food: December 2012 Archives

New Year's Eve hors d'oeuvres with Derek Bocking

warm brie canapes.jpgSo you're hosting a New Year's Eve party. But after all the cooking and baking and entertaining over the last couple of weeks, you might be running out of ideas, not to mention energy. But don't worry! Our favorite cook Derek Bocking is here to help.

Derek is the man behind the food blog "Derek's Kitchen". He's also the sous-chef at the Montreal restaurant Ma Grosse Truie Chérie.

And more importantly, he's the guy we call when we're wondering how to feed 50 people at a New Year's Eve party without breaking a sweat. 
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Stefano Faita: cooking at ho-ho-home for the holidays

Stefano's Panforte.jpgWith the holidays almost upon us, there's some serious cooking and baking to be done.

So we invited Stefano Faita back to our studio to get his expert advice - as well as some of his energy and passion to get us through this!

Stefano is the host of In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita, weekday at 3:30 on CBC TV. He's also the author of three best-selling cookbooks.

(Above, Stefano's Panforte: click here for the recipe, as well as others from his holiday menu.)

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Wild foods from Gourmet Sauvage in Laurentians

gourmet sauvage.JPGA company in Quebec is taking organic food to another level.

Gourmet Sauvage deals in specialty food products that are all harvested, gathered and picked in the wild. The company is based in Ste-Adèle in the Laurentians-and that's where the CBC's Marika Wheeler met up with the founder and owner, Gérald Le Gal.
Marika joins Sonali from CBC's Quebec City studio to talk about it.

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