Author Archives : Melissa Sobey

THE SALTY CHEF


Feeding a Fever… Spring Fever! As the daylight hours and my waistband steadily increase, I begin to crave fresh, lighter fare. The heavier “stick-to-your-ribs” favorites that were tempting months ago have lost their appeal. May can be quite chilly, so I’m not willing to cut out comfort foods entirely but find a balance and ease into a new season. I…

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EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN


Fashions come and go but fermentation is forever In spite of today’s hustle, my soul yearns for slow food traditions and the return of time-honoured classics. I value and wish to learn some of the skills mastered by our ancestors. I am not alone in my hunger of more back-to-basics food preservation and sourcing, as similar feelings echo back to…

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