Tag Archive: chocolate

Feb 03

Food for thought: We never ate like that in OUR school canteen!

Moroccan Lentil Soup

As an Ottawa foodie blogger, I obviously follow some of the local luminaries in the gastronomic world, one of whom is Ron Eade of the Ottawa Citizen. He runs an impromptu supper club for any who are interested, which organizes sporadic outings to local eating establishments worthy of note. Most recently, this group attended “An …

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Sep 24

I know it’s Twisted but please buy it now before it’s too late!

Cadbury's Twisted Chocolate Bar

Look, it’s not very often that I appeal to my readers for help but this one is near and dear to my heart! Let me start off by admitting that I have always had a weakness for chocolate. Growing up in the UK, I also have a bias towards Cadbury confections. Not that I am …

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Aug 26

Ok, it IS organic but at $3 per cup is it really fair trade?

Mongolian Village

We are regular visitors to the Mongolian Village Grill in the Gloucester Centre in Ottawa’s East End. You can see our previous review here. It remains one of our favourite Ottawa dining spots. However, a small but noticeable change caused me to wonder about how some restaurateurs choose to set their prices and whether this …

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Apr 27

Only 100 Calories? Personally, I’ll take the Chocolate!

100 Calorie Chocolate bar

[ad#Google Adsense links 468×15] It seems that just about everybody these days is counting calories! Dr. Oz, the latest of Oprah’s fitness gurus is always enticing us to eat healthy with some new Superfood! Personally, I find it all a little too much. My personal motto is: ‘What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger!’ Anyway, …

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