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Sweet Potato Pie

Courtesy of St. Kitts Tourism Authority  A sustainable, staple ingredient in St. Kitts dishes, the sweet potato was recently the featured ingredient during the island’s annual Restaurant Week. Try this recipe for your Thanksgiving holiday dinner as a sweeter dessert alternative to pumpkin pie. Makes one pie. Ingredients 3 medium …

Artist: Paula Anderson

THIS ARTIST’S FLORAL ARTWORK ENCOURAGES VIEWERS TO DIVE DEEP INTO THE CONNECTION BETWEEN BEAUTY, MOVEMENT, LIGHT, COLOUR AND THE ETHEREAL SOURCE OF THEIR EXISTENCE by Kelly Putter The colour-happy, larger-than-life size of her acrylic floral paintings belies the heartache and longing that ultimately served to inspire Oakville artist Paula Anderson. …

Cypriot Inspired Lentils, Rice & Stuffed Acorn Squash & Sweet Onions

Recipe & Photo By Irene Matys  Fall is one of my favourite seasons. The beautiful colours of changing leaves, warm cosy sweaters and all of the delicious squash and comfort food. This recipe was inspired by a favourite Cypriot family recipe called Yemista, which translates to “stuffed.” This vegan/vegetarian dish …

Andrews’ Farm: a perfect place for fresh produce & baked goods

By Barbara Ramsay Orr / Photos by Rebecca Dumais Every now and then you meet someone who exudes more than their fair share of energy and positivity. Lorraine Fiset is one of those people and there couldn’t be a better person to be the face of Andrews’ Farm Market and …

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Nest Notes

Princess Margaret Oakville Grand Prize Showhome The new Oakville showhome is part of a $7.2 Million Grand Prize up for grabs in the Princess Margaret Home Lottery. Custom-built by PCM Inc. with interior design by Brian Gluckstein, the home features a full chef’s kitchen, fun rock-climbing wall, pool and home …

Beacon Social House

REFINED COCKTAILS AND CUISINE IN A COMFORTABLE, CASUAL SETTING. By Peter Bailey / Photography by Jack Curran The Beacon Social House, in the heart of downtown Oakville, is a new bar/restaurant located at 305 Lakeshore Road East near Trafalgar Road. The establishment opened on April 14 and has quickly drawn …

Culture Notes

Your New State of Zen Zazen Meditation Studio, which opened over the summer, is a self-care studio in Oakville offering guided and non-guided group meditation (meditation based-stress reduction, sound, lovingkindness, somatic & Shamanic meditation, nidra pranayama and meditation essentials). Private 1:1 Ayurvedic self-care services, which include consultation, cleansing and maintenance …
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