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In pursuit of Vialone

The other day I happened to be in Québec City. As I was wandering the streets of the old Québec, I dropped in on one of the better known culinary specialty shops on rue Saint-Jean (more on that in another post). I was hoping to find one or the other of one of my preferred […]

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Zen Gourmand Approved!

I’m launching a new feature called “Zen Gourmand Approved”. This is where I review food related products, condiments, beverages, kitchen utensils and gadgets, cook books, services etc. etc. If my review of the item or service in question results in getting me exited and exclaim a unequivocal “WOW!!!”, the item or service will receive the […]

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Cheese Discoveries РMontboissi̩

Montboissié, Cow’s milk, semi-hard cheese (24%) It is to Bernard’s credit (Nice Bistro, Whitby, ON) and his passionate persuit of fine cheeses for his restaurant that I discovered this marvel of gastronomic delight. Produced by the Societe Fromagère du Livradois in the heart of the Auvergne region, Montboissié is a pasteurized version of Morbier. Originally […]

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