Food

Easy recipes from me and chef friends

Classics: Tomato & Bread Salad

In the past year, I can’t think of any food which has graced our supper...

Summer vibe: Chardonnay Granité

At a recent media presentation for Clos du Bois Chardonnay, a nice, barbecue-ready white wine...

Bar-B-Cue Pork tenderloin with peaches

I’m a fan of pork tenderloin, a flavourful cut that cooks quickly and, provided you...

Red pepper & aged cheddar quiche

  At a recent media event I talked about here, Montreal Gazette fine dining critic...

Summer vibe: Nicoise Salad

  Too often, I forget how much I like Salade Nicoise. It took a media...

Asparagus with poached egg & parmesan

  When asparagus season rolls around, I always intend on enjoying them to the max,...

Who am I?

Hi, I'm Lynne Faubert, a Montreal-based cookbook author, food writer/columnist & advertising copywriter who moonlights as a mom and blogger. Whatever the media, I always seem to gravitate towards cooking, books and terroir.
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Places

Restaurants, farms, festivals, everywhere you eat and play

The ‘burbs: 10 places to eat outside Montreal (part 2)

Stop right there! As in any of these fun restos from the 450 and beyond,...

The ‘burbs: 10 places to eat outside Montreal (part 1)

I confess: Come winter, I hibernate on a par with Yogi Bear. Even going out...

Best Addresses: Lili Co.

Around this time last year, I received a call from Éditions Transcontinental looking for a...

Shopping: Valmont goes trendy

While I pen cookbooks and magazine columns, I earn my living mostly through advertising copywriting....

Montreal: Food Trucks Hit the Road!

  For the longest time, Montreal foodies hungered for the day the city would finally...

Foodie Laval: 10 addresses to discover

At a recent media event, a food writer asked me: “It can’t be easy living...

Cookbooks

I test and review cookbooks

Books: Made in Quebec

I have the great privilege of knowing Julian Armstrong. I can’t count the number of...

The Flex Appeal of Nettie Cronish

  For a cookbook author, Nettie Cronish never lived her life by the book. As...

Books: Brown Eggs and Jam Jars

Brown Eggs and Jam Jars Aimée Wimbush-Bourque Penguin Canada Published: February 2015 Price: $32.00 I...

Books: Apollo 2

Apollo2 Improvisations culinaires signées Giovanni Les Éditions Transcontinental Published September 2011 $34.95 On the French...

Charmed by Squash & Pumpkin

Sous le charme des courges et des citrouilles Louise Gagnon Les Éditions de l’homme Published:...

Gran Cocina Latina

Disclosure: A shortened review of this book was submitted to Food52 as part of its...

Crushing

New products, gadgets, boutiques, hotels, contests

New: Essence Frozen Chocolate Bites

  They just won the 2016 SIAL Innovation Grand Prize, the professional tradeshow that alternates...

Montreal: Hot Chocolate Tour

This weekend is your last chance to take the Hot Chocolate Grand Tour, a tasty...

Christmas basket: My Top 10 food-gifts

Christmas is around the corner, lack of snow bedamned. And if you’re like me, foodie...

Taste Test: Essence Ice Creams & Sorbets

I confess: when it comes to ice cream, I’m the demanding kind. When Monsieur comes...

Summer Vibe: Hail the Chardonnay

So much for summer farniente. Every year, wine expert Jean Aubry of Montreal daily Le...

Video Love: Molecular Mojito

If you’re thinking spectacular food videos have become an important branding tool, you’re right. More...