Food

Easy recipes from me and chef friends

Turkey Soup with Celeriac & Apple

Easter (okay, Income Tax season) has kept me away from this blog for the last...

Tom Kha Gai Soup

I lost most of my sense of smell over ten years ago, which means that...

Tropical Green Smoothie

In this post on the new The Boss by Breville blender, I rhapsodized about some...

Spring Detox: Zero-point Vegetable Soup

My name is Lynne Faubert and I’m an ex-Weight Watchers. Well, if a 3-month online...

Classic Cream of Broccoli Soup

I promised, so here is: another one of my quick weeknight recipes that I whip...

BBJJ: Chicken Leek Shepherd’s Pie

When I receive a cookbook, I can’t help it. I sit myself down with a...

Who am I?

Hi, I'm Lynne Faubert, a Montreal-based cookbook author, food writer/columnist & advertising copywriter who moonlights as a mom and blogger. Whatever the media, I always seem to gravitate towards cooking, books and terroir.
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Places

Restaurants, farms, festivals, everywhere you eat and play

Foodie Laval: 10 addresses to discover

At a recent media event, a food writer asked me: “It can’t be easy living...

Old Montreal: Back at the Sugar Shack

  Last year, chef Laurent Godbout moved into the Scena building in Montreal’s Old Port...

Shopping: Provigo Le Marché

I only visit my neighbourhood supermarket for those basics that cost an arm and a...

Best Addresses: La Cornetteria

Montreal’s famed Little Italy neighbourhood can boast foodie addresses that are literally decades old, but...

Québec: Bistro SSS

Here’s the last post of my restaurant series on Québec City, where I also visited...

Québec: Panache Mobile Food Truck

  While their reputation precedes them, I never visited Québec City’s famed Auberge Saint-Antoine and...

Cookbooks

I test and review cookbooks

The Flex Appeal of Nettie Cronish

  For a cookbook author, Nettie Cronish never lived her life by the book. As...

Books: Brown Eggs and Jam Jars

Brown Eggs and Jam Jars Aimée Wimbush-Bourque Penguin Canada Published: February 2015 Price: $32.00 I...

Books: Apollo 2

Apollo2 Improvisations culinaires signées Giovanni Les Éditions Transcontinental Published September 2011 $34.95 On the French...

Charmed by Squash & Pumpkin

Sous le charme des courges et des citrouilles Louise Gagnon Les Éditions de l’homme Published:...

Gran Cocina Latina

Disclosure: A shortened review of this book was submitted to Food52 as part of its...

Passion Chocolat

The phone rings. The caller is Émilie Mongrain from Éditions de l’homme, the publishing house...

Crushing

New products, gadgets, boutiques, hotels, contests

Grok’n Roll

I see you, you know. Potato couching in front of the TV, you’re not even...

SIAL 2015: Quebec shines!

Do you know SIAL, the trade show dedicated to agriculture, food and innovation? The word...

Obsidian Dreams

If you’re like me, maybe you feel like a cast member of Damages everytime you...

Kid Zone: Chocolate Bar Maker

Looking for a super activity to entertain the kids at Easter? Why not combine cooking...

In the kitchen: The Boss by Breville

What does a food writer who develops recipes for major brands cooks with, you may...

Healthy Living: Trending in 2015

After the intense crush in Montréal, the Healthy Eating and Green Living show is stopping...