As temperatures drop, our favourite way to warm our bellies and lift our spirits is with a locally produced cocktail (or three). Whether you prefer gin, vodka, brandy, or Earl Grey tea, these cozy concoctions are guaranteed to keep you toasty this winter. Forget the fire, warm up with one of these cold weather libations.
Celebrity Chef Mark McEwan is perhaps best known for being a judge on Top Chef Canada. Inspired by the freshest ingredients, Chef McEwan’s gastronomic prowess reaches every corner of the culinary universe with two best-selling cookbooks, three boutique grocery stores, and six extraordinary restaurants, including Thornbury’s own Fabbrica.
This summery take on a traditional gratin is fresh and light with ripe seasonal produce. It’s quick to make, and easy to pop in the oven for an hour while you head outside to BBQ the rest of your meal.
This take on the classic Buddha Bowl focuses on fresh spring vegetables like crisp green onions and hot peppery radishes. Bowls like this are a fantastic way to enjoy seasonal vegetables, and any combination of grains, vegetables, and protein works well to create your own.