When To Eat in Italy

l'erba restaurant

Want to know more ? Check out this free culinary guide to Modena Italy. Want to know when to eat in Italy? Well of course the answer is all day! But seriously I think one of the toughest things for North Americans to decipher is when to eat in Italy. We always show up for dinner far too early. Not only do Italians eat dinner much later than we would, they also have more meals in a day.  Instead of >

Make screening a breeze this winter

vancouver airport

Every so often the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) reaches out to me to remind people if they’re planning to fly over the holidays there are a few easy airport security tips. No matter how often you travel it’s good to have a reminder. In fact, the last time I flew with Chef Rouge he tried to bring scissors in his carry on luggage… We’ve all been there. And this time they’ve made it easier by creating a video: >

12 Best Cookbooks for Christmas

best cookbooks for Christmas

Some people by online shopping but I’ve never really embraced it until now, I’ve fallen in love with Amazon and the ability to have everything sent to my apartment – now if only they would wrap it! Most people think buying for a chef would be difficult but Chef Rouge is actually quite easy. He’s a cookbook junkie so I pulled from his very long Christmas wish list to share what he thinks are the best cookbooks for Christmas. Bonus! Random House Canada >

Moving From Me to We

dave and ayngelina

  This post may not be a surprise to many of you as I have slowly started to introduce Chef Rouge into the fold. Bacon is Magic is different… and it has been for a long time.   It was once the story of a >