Celebrating Tea

April 21, 2020, is Britain’s fifth annual National Tea Day. It is a celebration that I have every day, along with millions of tea drinkers across the globe. According to Statista.com, “in 2018, global consumption of tea amounted to about 273 billion liters and is forecasted to reach to 297 billion liters by 2021” The…

Hot Dogs & Summer

“Hot dogs and Red Vines and potato chips and French fries are my favourite foods.” Betty White July is National Hot Dog Month Summertime is at its zenith, with the heat of the afternoon sun mellowing to a gentle warmth as it heads towards its setting. This is the time for outdoor dinners and delicious…

Happy Thanksgiving

Today is Canadian Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Day brings back poignant memories of family get-togethers on autumn days that bestowed a gentle chill and vibrant colours. Kitchens became the hub of activity that produced tantalizing aromas hours before the actual dinner. It was impossible not to indulge in sampling. Preparation – that was the best part of…