Table for Two: Coming Soon

Spicy Jan

Spicy Jan

Food touches all people in Brant every day! There is always room at the table for great food & friends. Follow the adventures both in & out of my kitchen with Foodie 4Brant.

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Table for Two: Coming Soon

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Food Curiosity: What is a Buddha Bowl

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Along my delicious foodie travels in Brant, I continue to meet so many incredibly talented and passionate food entrepreneurs.  People are generally curious about food and the incredible flavour combinations in a Buddha Bowl are no exception.  What is this bowl of goodness with a curious name that keeps us wanting to learn more for
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Summertime Smoothies  – Good to the last sip …

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A blender is a blender is a blender … If it mixes by pulse or pureeing, then you are set!  Hand blenders, food processors and smoothie makers are really all you need. Here are helpful tips for making delicious smoothies this summer! When fruit is in season, visit your local farm or farmers market and
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Recipes: Prep ahead proteins done simply delicious

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Is your refrigerator full of groceries yet you hear the same old words in your home week after week; “there’s nothing to eat, let’s go out for dinner.” If this is your weekly dilemma why not make the most of weekly sales and make it easier at dinnertime.  Whether you are a shift worker, stay
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The Taste of Downtown – Celebrating 10 delicious years

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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Harmony Square was a delicious occasion in downtown Brantford.  The music, people and food offerings were plentiful!  The Taste of Downtown was a true taste experience waiting for the community around every corner. Sample ticket price, three dollars each. Three dollars?  There must be a catch, maybe needing two tickets per tasting … but
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Cook at home: Asparagus

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Growing up I wasn’t a huge asparagus fan.  My parents loved creamed asparagus on toast.  They didn’t offer any up and back then, I sure wasn’t asking to have a bite.  I often wondered why green toast in May got them so excited.  I didn’t get it.    It took many years for me to
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Cook at Home: Salmon

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The Canada Food Guide indicates we should have 1/2 cup of healthy meat and alternatives a day.  My preference to this is the alternative, to be specific, I will take the fish please and thanks. Why is eating fish healthy? … White-fleshed fish, in particular, is lower in fat than any other source of animal protein, and oily fish are
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Food Curiosity: Headcheese

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In my travels about Brant I meet folks from all walks of life and I enjoy the curious nature people have about trying food, learning about food and asking questions about food.  Recently one of my food tour guests asked me a great question as we were discussing cheese.  Is Headcheese really cheese? This is
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Food Curiosity: Charcuterie

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I find myself curious about many things food and the word charcuterie is high on the list for many. In the past few years it has become on trend with food gatherings to serve a Charcuterie Board.  Some say CHA-cuterie, others say SHA-cuterie as well as CHER-cuterie.  I decided to visit a simple source, the Pronunciation
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Food Curiosity: Luo Bu Ma Tea

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Recently in my travels I had the pleasure of enjoying sips of a beneficial tea that offers many wellness properties, yet has a name that sounds like a new dance craze. It’s called Luo Bu Ma Tea and I just had to learn more.   I plugged in with a respected Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Sue Serre
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