Ian lives and works in Calgary, Alberta, and has been a part of the restaurant industry for over 10 years. He studied at Mount Royal University, and when he isn't writing and researching about food, he's working on another novel or cooking up tasty dishes in restaurants across the city. He lives with his partner, Valerie, and their two lovely cats.
When people think about fermentation, it’s usually in regards to liquors or vinegar, but one of the most widely fermented foods is actually used to make chocolate. That’s right, the same organic process that makes alcohol and sour vinegar are also used to produce the sweet treat that people cannot get [...]
Many cultures have delicacies that seem strange to foreign eyes, but Kiviak, a seasonal treat in Greenland, may just take the cake when it comes to strange foods. The Inuit people of Greenland have been making Kiviak for generations, but to the unaccustomed, it seems truly bizarre. The dish is prepared [...]
Dr. Foodle sees it all the time; people trying to eat healthy but not getting the results they’re looking for. Eating healthy isn’t hard to do, but you really need to pay attention to each aspect of your meal to ensure your food is doing your body good. Below are the top mistakes people … [...]