Taste Notes

A healing cookbook

Edmonton native, Leanne Brown’s new cookbook, Good Enough is as much about the healing process of cooking as it is about delicious recipes. It’s about slowing down and honoring the beautiful act of feeding yourself and your loved ones, featuring a mix of essays, stories, and recipes.

Food crayons

Crayons aren’t just for kids! Spice up your life with the new Food Crayon by a Montreal-based business by the same name. Select from a variety of flavours to create your own box. Simply open, sharpen and enjoy the flavour of shavings in your dish. Foodcrayon.com/en

Isabelle opens in downtown Burlington

The new restaurant, Isabelle, is now open at the Pearle Hotel and Spa in downtown Burlington. Boasting a chic contemporary atmosphere with a lakeside patio, the restaurant serves delicious dishes using farm fresh ingredients ideal for sharing. The menu’s vibrant flavours are inspired by coastal climates from around the world including Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Californian. Book your reservations at Isabelle.ca

A pint with Porter Airlines

Porter Airlines has partnered with Ontario craft brewery, Beau’s Brewing Co. to launch a new beer called Porter Porter. The new product is offered to Porter passengers as part of the carrier’s complimentary in-flight beverage service. Porter Porter will also be available for sale at LCBO, The Beer Store and grocery outlets in Ontario. Beaus.ca

A kettle with precision

This kettle takes boiling water to a new level. The Enfinigy Electric Glass Kettle by Zwilling features 10 program settings and six temperature settings with perfect heat levels for coffee and all tea varieties. The pre-boil function initially heats up to 100°C with a 30-minute keep-warm function and the kettle has a handy tea leaf infuser insert to steep loose-leaf tea along with a baby food insert (sold separately) to warm baby food jars and milk bottles. Zwilling.com