An Ode to Rose Gray

Rose Gray, co-owner & co-chef of the River Café in London, has been a huge influence on me and my cooking. Rose passed away recently, and I felt the need to pull out some of my River Café cookbooks and make something in her memory. After buying a pork shoulder at the Halifax Farmers’ Market [...]

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The Perfect Pork Roast

There are a few things in life that I truly enjoy; one of those things is anything that has to do with pigs, pork and pork products. Every Christmas when the Lavallée clan gathers in Shawville, Quebec, my mother calls upon one of the many farmers in the area to slaughter a pig for us [...]

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A New York-ing We Will Go – NYC Day 1

Believe it or not, my husband turns thirty this weekend, and I thought that a trip to NYC for his birthday would be amazing.  So, over comes Grammy to watch the lil’ ham for a few days and away we go. Watch out Big Apple, here we come to eat you! We arrived in Manhattan [...]

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