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If you’re a guacamole lover, you should definitely consider adding avocado to a sweet, creamy, and delicious milkshake. Join the club who already know that the avo milkshake is an especially welcome treat during steamy summer months when a refreshing, nutrient-dense drink does wonders to quench your thirst. And the best part? Apart from the ice, there are only five ingredients.
Easy and delicious? What more could you ask for?
The Avo Shake
If you’ve never used avocado in any sweet recipe, you...
Ask a chef what their favourite culinary “secret weapons” are, and you may hear of a magical marinade that takes proteins and vegetables to new heights. We’ve informally surveyed chefs and caterers about what’s new on the marinade front and found that, while some like it hot, others want a seriously savoury boost.
The guajillo chile is a favourite in Mexico, due to a tangy sweetness some say tastes of dried cranberries. The dried chiles can be rehydrated and used in a guajillo ...
What happens when parents, looking to leave a little heirloom legacy behind, find resistance from their children?
There’s no better time to pair the luck of the Irish with the glorious, green goodness of an Avocado From Mexico than St. Patrick’s Day. How? Why, with a beautifully green-hued, nutrient-dense cheesecake, of course!
We’ve got a few tasty, easy ideas to make this happen for you in a snap, and all of them are perfect for sharing with friends. These are practical, make-ahead options that are fridge and freezer storable and ready when you are. St. Paddy would approve!
A ripe av...
Crown Princess Fine Dining
Address: 1033 Bay St., 416-923-8784 , www.crown-princess.ca
Hours: Dim sum served daily from Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
On the menu: Dim sum classics and a smattering of more gourmet takes on the standards can be found on the made-to-order menu. No push carts here with harried hawker-style service. Ruffle collar clad servers adopt a more comfortable pace, dropping off our selections which include the perennially popula...
An impressive looking cake that you don’t need to be a professional baker to pull off! We’re serious! Bake a box of our Compliments Gluten Free Yellow Cake mix tinted with some food colouring , buy store-bought frosting and you’re good to go! Watch the kiddos get wide-eyed with admiration! Well done, you.
Spring Swirl Cake Recipe
Prep time: 5 min
Total time: 1 hr
2 pkgs (400 g each) Compliments Gluten-Free Yellow Cake Mix
blue, red, green and orange (red and yellow) food colouring
Spread some holiday spirit this season by volunteering in your local community. Whether it’s at a soup kitchen, preparing food packages at homeless shelters or fundraising to help out your favorite cause, there’s no better season than the holidays to do something meaningful and good.
Here are some ways to lend a hand, along with a couple of avocado-based, warming soup recipes to nourish body and soul.
Volunteers are always needed in just about every town or city across the cou...
There’s nothing like pairing the protein-rich goodness of a simple can of tuna, with the creamy qualities of nature’s deliciously versatile green fruit that’s available year-round, the Avocado From Mexico. Here we’ll share three unique ways to combine the two ingredients, so that you’re covered when you need lunch or dinner on-the-go.
Before we begin, a quick tip on choosing perfectly ripe avocados. Look for the ones in the store with dark green or even black skins that are a little bump to t...