I’m in Traverse City, Michigan, at Pigstock 2013. Herewith, a guest post from Chef Erin Harris. Erin began her culinary adventure in her hometown of London, Ontario, where she started cooking in a local fine dining restaurant at the age of 16. Erin studied Culinary Arts at Fanshawe College, and continued her education at George Brown College, where she studied La Cucina Italiana. This diploma course took Erin to Italy for 6 months where she studied Etruscan-era cuisine in Tuscany, and regional specialties in Trentino-Alto Adige. Erin found her true love while in Europe: cheese. She now owns a small boutique cheese shop in a local farmers’ market—The Cheese Poet—where she sells all of the best Canadian-made cheeses and charcuterie. Erin is also a sales consultant for a respected national wine agency, and teaches cooking Read On »

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Make chowder Nova Scotia style, that includes whitefish, shrimp and scallops plus a side of cheddar green onion biscuits, via LA Times.

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Check out this rare albino lobster that was caught in Canada, via CBC.    

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Cider is becoming a hot trend learn about the various types that come out of Quebec, Canada; via Culture.  

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It may already be booked for this season, but you need to check out Martin Picard’s place, via Canane a Sucre.

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