The Back Nine

– courtesy TAG Vodka The Back Nine FOR TWO3 oz. TAG Vodka2 oz. chilled black tea2 oz. lemon juice1 oz. simple syrup or agave nectar SHAKE with ice and pour over fresh ice into highball glass. GARNISH with lemon wheel and fresh mint. FOR MANY1 bottle TAG Vodka16 oz. chilled …

Piazza Bistro

Driven by a passion for food and good company, Piazza Bistro is inspired by piazza culture: A town square in Italy, the heart and soul of community life, filled with music, laughter, and the aromas of fresh coffee and authentic food. The bistro offers you everything from morning cappuccino and …

Roasted Tomato Soup

– recipe courtesy of J.A.C.'s Bistro, Oakville Roasted Tomato Soup For the roasting8 lbs roma tomatoes1 pint cherry tomatoes 6 cloves peeled garlic 1 medium white onion 1 cup (250 mL) good quality tomato paste3 tbsp (45 mL) unsalted butter5 tbsp (75 mL) extra virgin olive oil1 tbsp (15 mL) …

Fusion Wonton Nachos

Recipe courtesy of Watermark Taphouse & Grille Fusion Wonton Nachos6 wonton wrappers6 oz. (170 g) diced, cooked chicken breast2 oz. (60 g) diced Roma tomatoes1 tbsp (15 mL) diced fresh pineapple1 tbsp (15 mL) diced green onion1/4 cup (60 mL) Sweet Peanut Sauce (recipe below)4 oz. (115 g) shredded cheesedrizzle …

Grand Prix of Cheese

The next time you find yourself in the cheese aisle ignore your go-to favourites and experiment with Canada's best ““ Quality Cheese Inc. Ricotta.

Buttermilk Biscuits

– courtesy Son of a Peach, Burlington Buttermilk Biscuits3 cups White Lily All-Purpose Flour (or another brand)2 tbsp sugar1 tbsp salt2 tbsp baking powder11 tbsp butter, cold and cut in small cubes1 cup buttermilk, cold¼ cup melted butterDash of Mauldon (flake sea salt) Preheat oven to 400°F.  Generously butter a …

Great grilling on the go

Perfect for travel or balcony barbecuing, the LotusGrill features an easy to use three-piece system of grill, catching bowl, and charcoal cylinder for quick grilling and fast clean up.