In April 2012, I gave French CBC radio show Bien dans son assiette a 10-minute interview about a topic few dare to discuss: cookbook ghostwriting. One of the many hats I wear as a food writer, actually. Although fans would like to believe famous chefs write their own books, most do not. And if [...]
Christmas gift (p)review? December 2011 saw Clémence Risler, food critic for Guide Restos Voir, draw a list of French Quebec food blogs to bite into for the French CBC Writer’s Zone. FrancoFoodie is included alongside local luminaries such as: Gourmet Galopin from colleague Gildas Meneu, journalist for Voir and TV show L’Épicerie; Les [...]
In September 2011, Montreal daily La Presse shortlists inspiring websites for their readers seeking lunchbox solutions. FrancoFoodie makes the grade, side by side with cult food show À la di Stasio, Our Cheeses by the Milk Producers of Quebec, top website Banlieusardises and French magazine Elle à Table. Quite an honour. And a challenge.
In August 2011, leading Québec magazine Coup de Pouce honoured us by recommending FrancoFoodie to its readers as a go-to food web destinations. Special thanks for her generosity to Martine Gingras, herself a top blogger at Banlieusardises.com
In January 2011, Québec daily La Presse asked leading chefs their take on the year past as well as upcoming trends. What did they eat and read, what would they be cooking next? Thank you to chef-owner Danny St-Pierre of Auguste in Sherbrooke for singling out the meatloaf he graciously offered the readers [...]
In March 2011, I launched a new series on Twitter and Facebook celebrating the best of Québec’s artisan-made food (what we call “le terroir”). Everyday, from Monday to Friday, I highlight a food or beverage that is worth discovering, tasting, enjoying. All my recommendations can be found on my dedicated Mon Terroir Facebook page with [...]
Ici et here is a bilingual one-of-a-kind blog with a fixed lifespan of 52 weeks, serving up a snapshot of how food and all things related to it weave into the fabric of life in our city. Week after week, new collaborators invite you to discover “their” Montreal, its hottest events, trendiest restaurants, must-see markets [...]
Nutritionist Catherine Lefebvre signs this scrumptious vegetarian cookbook for food lovers who wish to cheat on their butcher from time to time. In keeping with the times, she crowd-sourced many of the 60 recipes from prominent Quebec bloggers and food communicators, including yours truly. My take? A vegetarian Spaghetahini, 100% family-friendly of course! Visit [...]