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Archive for January, 2008

The Chorizo King

One of my favourite places in Kensington Market is Segovia Meat Market [aka Casa del Chorizo], where I have been buying my chorizo for years. Leonardo Segovia is the proprietor and a friend, and I like to think of him as the Chorizo King because he runs the first Latino butcher shop in Canada, makes […]

Something Outstanding is Cooking for February.

How lucky can you get? My friend and Torito Chef Carlos Hernandez has invited me to cook with him at the Montreal High Lights Festival. This year’s ninth annual winter festival includes 14 Toronto chefs strutting their stuff in key Montreal restaurants. We’re going to be in very esteemed company. The other invited chefs are […]

Standing Room Only for “Living Spanish with Sabrosito”

Rosa Maria Tortorici and I are ecstatic to report that our collaborative project was a huge success. Together, we devised a way to pull together a Spanish language lesson — with a nod to Rosa’s Living Spanish language school — while simultaneously conducting a Latino cooking class, which was my contribution. We sold out to […]