A fusion of food cultures Home chef and food blogger Henry Luan shares his passion for food
Oct19

A fusion of food cultures Home chef and food blogger Henry Luan shares his passion for food

Food undoubtedly brings people together, and Henry Luan started his blog Henry’s Culture to do just that. He is sharing his food cultures, starting conversations around food and picking up inspiration from others along the way. Luan spends the daylight hours by a pristine counter as a financial service representative at a bank, but his nights consist of working over a kitchen table dusted with flour by the comforting heat of the oven....

Quick and easy recipes Haven't cooked yourself a meal since school started? These two recipes from a McMaster professor and student are impossible to mess up and cost-effective
Oct05

Quick and easy recipes Haven't cooked yourself a meal since school started? These two recipes from a McMaster professor and student are impossible to mess up and cost-effective

Recipes by Dr. Kee Young and Gabi Herman Prof. Yong’s Chinese Green Vegetables I will share with you how to prepare Chinese green vegetables, either with Bokchoi, Chinese Broccoli either Kailan or Yoy Choy. These are vegetables you normally order at any Chinese restaurants that normally charge you between $7 to $10 when you can actually cook it yourself for less than $2. This is not only a simple and nutritious dish but also extremely...

Culinary Class Act: The Cannon Coffee Co. Fantastic breakfast waffles and coffee are worth the short trip to Ottawa Street North
Oct05

Culinary Class Act: The Cannon Coffee Co. Fantastic breakfast waffles and coffee are worth the short trip to Ottawa Street North

What it is Now that you have gotten through the first month of a school, you have probably found more than a fair share of delicious breakfast/brunch places on James Street North and Locke Street South. If you’re in the city during reading week, it may be time to expand your breakfast horizons. What better way to do that then with some damn good waffles? The Cannon is the only place in the city that excels in both waffles and...

For the love of Winged Beans Young entrepreneurs reinvent what it means to eat healthy
Oct05

For the love of Winged Beans Young entrepreneurs reinvent what it means to eat healthy

Now that the first month of university is over, most students have come to the realization that eating healthy is not only difficult, but a lot of the time expensive and inconvenient. My plan to meal prep and eat right didn’t last past the first week of September, and the hunt for an affordable wholesome eatery near campus was not as fruitful as I hoped. In dire need of a break from over-priced pizza, I turned to Instagram. That’s...

Creating a monster
Sep28

Creating a monster

By: Vanessa Polojac Since July 2015, Donut Monster has become one of Hamilton’s most popular retail food items while maintaining an exclusivity with regards to their brand and products. Even on campus at Union Market, you would be lucky to get scraps of the local delicacy any time past noon. To finally answer the feverish demand, in late October to early November, Donut Monster will be opening abrick and mortar store on Locke Street....

Bidding farewell to Hamilton’s  iconic Meat Wagon MeatVentures takes a break from food truck scene to live a little more and focus on new projects
Sep21

Bidding farewell to Hamilton’s iconic Meat Wagon MeatVentures takes a break from food truck scene to live a little more and focus on new projects

For Salar Madadi, the idea of spending the rest of his life behind a computer for his career in IT simply didn’t appeal. His true passion was cooking unique meaty creations inspired by his mix of Filipino and Iranian cultures, and lots of bacon. A few years after moving to Hamilton, he decided to chase his dream of sharing his love for cooking. Despite no restaurant culinary experience and a long and difficult journey ahead of him,...

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