Food

Easy recipes from me and chef friends

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...

BBJJ: Chocolate Beet Sheet Cake

As part of my review of the new cookbook Brown Eggs and Jam Jars by...

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

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...

Healthy Eating: Expo 2015 is here

The Healthy Eating and Green Living Tradeshow Salon Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert is...

Maxi: Celebrating imperfection

The news has spread at a speed that says it all: Maxi and Maxi &...

You’re my honey

Once in a while, I like to share on this blog food-related videos that have...

Williams-Sonoma Master Class

I love cooking classes. Oh, I know my way around a kitchen, it’s my job...