As Maid of Honour you've been handed a massive (and flattering) responsibility. Your best friend has left it in your capable hands to organize and execute a fabulous party. Party theme: her.Read More
You've heard that vinegar is the best thing for you, right? It has been used for centuries to improve digestion and ward off heart disease, but it also works wonders at regulating blood sugar.
And, let's be honest, the bright, zesty flavour is a delicious addition to just about anything. Don't believe me? Here are 10 ways to use fruit vinegar to jazz up everyday dishes.Read More
Life may be like a box of chocolates, but running a business is like being the tester for a mountain of jack-in-the-boxes. Each day's task is to muster the courage to crank away at a new one with no visible result, until BAM - terrifying clown in the face.Read More
It’s hard to complain about winter in Vancouver when we compare ourselves to everywhere else in North America. In fact, it’s probably best not to bring it up in conversation for fear of a snowball in the face.Read More
The Modern Pantry has officially hosted its first food education classes. On Saturday, October 26th a group of twelve eager, would-be bakers gathered around mixing bowls at Gretchen's Here and Now bakery in North Vancouver. The full-wall oven and hot apple cider did wonders to warm up cold fingers coming in from a fall day.Read More
I should preface this post with the glaringly obvious statement that 'I am not a nutritionist'. I don't know what the recommended daily intake of calcium, iron, or sodium is. I would be hard-pressed to tell you what foods will counteract certain ailments (though I'm almost positive that local, un- pasteurized honey is the answer to most problems). What I do know is this: real food is the answer. Always. To almost any question.Read More
The Modern Pantry is a project in many parts. This is the first. There are grandiose plans for where it's going, and I would be happy to talk your ear off about those. But for now we're keeping it small and we're keeping it awesome.Read More