Obviously, 5 Saisons is decorated beautifully in the fall and it just seems to entice you to go in and buy everything. This grocery store is amazing. Think fresh, gourmet, upscale. I'm very lucky to have this gem a 5-minute walk from work and go there several times per week for lunch. They have fresh sandwiches/panini's … Continue reading Les 5 Saisons Pour Chaque Saison!
Tis the season for cozying up in a blanket with a hot cup of soup and a tall glass of wine- while watching Netflix of course! This autumn warm-up potato soup is perfection. It's a simple recipe that will fill you up and keep you toasty. Ingredients: 4 tbsp unsalted butter, 2 medium yellow onions (chopped), 1 tbsp curry powder (plus … Continue reading Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup
End of fall eats were pure bliss! Check out some new recipes. Cherry Tomato, Cremini Mushroom and Goat Cheese Pesto Bow Ties We had some friends over for dinner and decided to use one of our cherished jars of pesto (made fresh by Eric in the summer). I added a bit of cream to the … Continue reading Mack’s Montreal Mixes Part VI
It was the first cool autumn weekend in Montreal and I decided to make us some delicious Thai soup to warm our souls. I got this recipe from the website All Recipes. I find a lot of great menu options on there, and they are always painless! Soup itself is usually an easy meal to … Continue reading Thai Cauliflower Coconut Curry Soup
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone celebrating this beautiful holiday! I got to enjoy some quality meals and more importantly quality wines this weekend. The true Thanksgiving meal I devoured today was paired with a Pinot Noir from Burgundy-- the perfect turkey pairing! This pinot had all the right flavours- wet leaves, mushrooms and light berries. It … Continue reading Happy Gobble Gobble
I'm continuing to mix it up here in MTL, trying different recipes and wine pairings. I just started my WSET 2 course in Wine and Spirits and am excited to share some fantastic pairings. This will continue until I find a full-time join! Here's last week's creations: Dish One: Caprese stuffed chicken breast with spring … Continue reading Mack’s Montreal Mixes Part II
Another Pinterest favourite...but, in all honesty, takes a lot of effort and time. In the end, this dessert recipe is worth it. It's very rich, so if you're making a batch of these, please have friends over and share them! You will probably make yourself sick by eating a bunch of these, even over a … Continue reading Chocolate Raspberry Cups