JWT predicts the top food and drink trends to watch for this year
JWT, a marketing communications brand, has released its Things To Watch in 2013 Food & Beverage Report. This is part of its eighth annual forecast of key trends that will drive or significantly impact consumer mindset and behavior in the year to come.
Alberta Winestein delivers wines from around the world to your home
Independent wine merchants in Alberta have recently combined with other entrepreneurs to create Alberta Winestein, a website that offers selections from around the world delivered to your door.
A how-to guide to the perfect Caesar
It’s not as crucial to one’s day-to-day existence as the telephone, nor as life-saving as insulin to a diabetic, but some would argue that, as far as Canadian inventions go, the Caesar ranks up there with the first two. Not only does it taste really good, the spicy cocktail has an uncanny ability to spark conversations between people, and it can also even out blood sugar levels thanks to its savoury flavour and veggie garnishes.
A signature drink from the World's Best Cocktails
Cocktails and the art of making them have become a passion for mixologists and drinkers alike. Now, in World's Best Cocktails ($30, Fair Winds Press) cocktail and liquor expert Tom Sandham provides a comprehensive look at the global cocktail culture, highlighting trends and techniques that make the finest drinks popular across the world.
Enter to win an introduction to brewing craft beer
We're giving away a copy of author Sam Calagione's Extreme Brewing: An Introduction to Brewing Craft Beer at Home! To enter, please send your name and address, with the subject line 'Brew', to email@example.com by January 1, 2013 at 4 p.m. MST.
Chatting with the Food Network Canada star and cookbook author
Best known as the host of Chef Abroad and Chef at Home on Food Network Canada (and airing in more than 100 other countries), Chef Michael Smith is also an award-winning cookbook author and newspaper columnist, a sustainability advocate, the unofficial spokesperson for Canadian growers and producers and the official food ambassador for his home province, Prince Edward Island. As a celebrity chef he holds many roles, but his favourite is Dad—cooking at home for his partner, Chastity, her daughter, Ariella (four), his son, Gabriel (10) and their new daughter, Camille (three months).