Profile of Karl Wells

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  • A quartet of Canuck cookbooks

    Every year, international publishing releases an avalanche of cookbooks. They come in every conceivable style, from celebrity-penned recipes - ...

  • The woman who sold Canadians on kiwifruit

    This may surprise you, but prior to 1988 few Canadians had ever heard of kiwifruit. Now we see the fuzzy, brown vine fruit in every supermarket, ...

  • The mentor chef

    Big Night is a movie about two brothers who run a restaurant. Two brothers run downtown's The Cellar Restaurant. While Big Night is one of their ...

  • No-frills take-out dishes up delicious Chinese food

    Dining out - Monroe Take-Out 84 Monroe St. Phone 753-3450 Monroe Take-Out is nothing but a take-out and it doesn't pretend to be anything more ...

  • From Russia with love

    When Rafael Safine was a schoolboy in Moscow during the 1970s he was made to sing the following song. Lenin is always with you In sorrow, in ...

  • A cookbook to curl up with

    Someone thinking of a novel, or maybe a biography probably invented the phrase, "a good book to curl up with." Not many would think of a cookbook ...

  • Charismatic Cumin

    If I can be allowed to call a spice "charismatic" then I choose cumin. My Oxford Canadian describes charismatic as meaning "strong in character," ...

  • Smart food shopping

    The market research firm Ipsos Reid recently surveyed Canadians, who claim the current economic situation has affected the way they shop for ...

  • Celebrating Greek Easter

    Fans of the film "Mamma Mia" will not be surprised to learn of the effect it's had on Greek tourism. Apparently, travellers - especially the ...

  • Golden cuisine

    Dining out - Atlantic Chefs Meet Senior Culinary Contest College of the North Atlantic Prince Philip Drive "No thanks. I don't eat jewelry." ...