Category: chocolate

2 Vegan-Friendly, Wild Ferment Wines from Yalumba in Australia

Yalumba The Y Series Viognier 2020 and Organic Shiraz 2019

Do you look for vegan wines? They are becoming more common. I have two vegan-friendly wines for you from Yalumba in Australia. I tasted their Yalumba Organic Shiraz 2019 and Yalumba The Y Series Viognier 2020. Both are single varietal…

Make Valentine’s Sweet with Culmina & Karat Chocolates

Culmina Family Estate Winery and Karat Chocolates for Valentine's Day

If you like chocolate and BC, and need a gift for Valentine’s Day, check out this one from Culmina Family Estate Winery and Karat Chocolates. ~~~ With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Culmina Family Estate Winery would like to…

Temper Chocolate And Pastry Celebrates The Holidays With Signature Chocolate Showpieces, Festive Cakes And Confections

Chocolate ornaments from Temper Chocolate & Pastry

Have you ever tried the pastries or chocolates from Temper Chocolate and Pastry?  You should.  They are delicious and currently they are preparing their holiday pastries and chocolates.  I have enjoyed tasting their previous holiday pastries and chocolates, with wine…

Pairing Some Holiday Cheer with Pastries and Chocolates from Temper Chocolate & Pastry

Pairing Some Holiday Cheer with Pastries and Chocolates from Temper Chocolate & Pastry

During the holidays many of us like to make, give and/or receive pastries and chocolates.  But what do we pair them with?  Tea or coffee?  Yes those are what most people do, but how about wine?  I took up that…

Nourish Yourself With the Lure of Seafood and Road 13 Wines

Lure cookbook by Ned Bell with Valerie Howes

Cooking with local, healthy, sustainable ingredients should be a goal we all aspire.  Knowing where our food comes from and how it was harvested can help us make sustainable food choices.  For Chef Ned Bell, it has been a journey…

Brockmann’s Chocolates – 30 Years of Making Canada Delicious

Brockmann's Crunchetti chocolates and Truffini

Brockmann’s Chocolates Celebrates 30 Years in Canada  “Who is the Brockmann family?” They have been in Canada for 30 years making chocolates, and I don’t know about them.  But here they are; right underneath my nose! The Brockmann family has been…