Life Food

Wine poached beets with berries and micro-greens. (Jagger Gordon photo)

Oscar-worthy dishes

Time to make reservations for a night out with Oscar! The 89th Academy Awards is coming up this Sunday, Feb. 26, at the famed Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, and the stress is on to see whose wearing what, whose going to trip on the red carpet, what's Jimmy Kimmel have planned for this year's soiree - and whose going home with the little golden statue.

Captain Morgan spiced rum punch.

Perfect New Year's Eve cocktails

Christmas has come and gone, and now we're gearing up for the party of the year. New Year's Eve can be a big blow out affair, or a handful of close friends or just yourself with a good book and a celebratory drink.

Fruit Cake Brownie Cookies.

4 cookies to make for Santa

This is the week where everything you thought you had time to do - you don't have time to do! Last-minute wrapping and baking and the thousand and one details to attend to.

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Top food trends in 2017

Every year around this time, we start looking at the food trends we've enjoyed - and the foods coming our way in the new year. Yes eternal favourites, like cupcakes, do have staying power, but algae didn't quite make that big splash everyone was anticipating. Forbes is reporting kale is past its prime, and full fat is where it's at for the next lit