The Art of the Dinner Party – Cooking with Kretz

The Art of the Dinner Party – Cooking with Kretz

Here is the latest column from Chef Shawn Kretz!  A sucessful dinner party depends on many components coming together. The famous food writers M.F.K Fisher and Elizabeth David have waxed eloquently about the virtues a host should posess. Aside from the food and drink, our most important consideration is the selection of the attendees to […]

Cooking With Kretz – Mycological Delights

Cooking With Kretz – Mycological Delights

  Thats right, mushroom season is fast approaching. Over the next month thousands of species of mushrooms will “pop” up all across our beautiful province. Well wooded areas are particularly prime mushroom hunting locations. Before I delve to far into the topic I would like to suggest some further reading and/or identifications books.  Local book […]

It’s FIDDLEHEAD SEASON!

It’s FIDDLEHEAD SEASON!

It lasts so briefly and I think that’s what helps make them so special. It’s that time of the year when we can treat ourselves to Fiddleheads. L I N K A little garlic and olive oil and you’re ready to party! If you don’t forage for them like Chef Shawn Kretz you can usually […]

Local Restaurant Focuses on 100 Mile Menu Concept

Local Restaurant Focuses on 100 Mile Menu Concept

Thanks to Chef Shawn Kretz from Chez Nous 333 Second St. 613-932-HOME (4663) for this article.   If you wish to see more from Chef Shawn let us know, and feel free to leave your comments. Changing the Face of Fine Cuisine in Cornwall by Shawn Kretz: The awareness of a local cuisine, specifically through the […]

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