Kazu: a hidden treasure of Japanese cuisine

Who would have thought a restaurant barely the size of a bedroom would serve impressive food? With its handwritten menu thumbtacked to the wall, most people would walk by without giving Kazu a chance. A hole-in-the-wall authentic Japanese restaurant that opened in 2011, Kazu may not have the best outward[Read More…]

Tribune Trick-or-Treats

Ghost Marshmallows Makes 32 ghost-shaped marshmallows Ingredients 3 tbsp unflavoured gelatin powder ½ cup cold water 2 cups granulated sugar ½ cup corn syrup ½ cup cold water 1 tbsp vanilla extract 2 egg whites 1 cup confectioners’ sugar Cooking spray Instructions 1. Spray metal baking pan with a thick layer[Read More…]

Favourite restaurants for fine-food feast

Are you stuck with the problem of deciding where to eat for a special occasion? Or maybe your parents are in town and dinner is on their dime? Although there are many places that will impress in this city, finding the best places to indulge your appetite can be difficult. For a dinner that costs approximately $25 to 35, here are some personal favourite locations where you can enjoy an exceptional meal out in Montreal.

End-of-season tabbouleh salad

The summer growing season is coming to an end, but there is still time to celebrate the delicious vegetables provided by the warm weather—corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, and much more. This riff on tabbouleh salad draws inspiration from traditional flavours, but also incorporates delicious in-season produce. This Levantine Arab dish is a healthy and satisfying way to enjoy this time of year.

Burger Royal

If you need a new go-to-destination for your next burger bonanza, consider the delectable Burger Royal. Located on St. Laurent between Roy and St. Cuthbert, this lesser-known joint serves up succulent burgers with imaginative toppings. Since their opening in December 2012, the owners have vowed to produce quality products using[Read More…]

Variety is the spice of lunch

While it can be much easier to cave into the enticing smells of food from convenient cafeterias and restaurants, eating out daily isn’t always the smartest choice—both for your wallet and for your waistline. You might ask, “But how can I possibly have the time to make healthy, affordable, and most importantly, quick meals that I can bring to school?” It’s doable; it only takes a little planning and foresight to become the envy of all your friends with your delicious homemade meals.


Mug Cake Recipes

Sometimes you just need something sweet, but you may not have the time to make a batch of cookies, let alone an entire cake. Thankfully, through years of baking I have discovered microwavable mug cakes. I was first introduced to the concept by my grandmother, who gave me her own[Read More…]

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