Category Archives: Parma Palate – My Year in Italy

Parma Palate – I Graduated!

I Graduated!Earlier this month I received my Masters of Food Culture, Communicating Quality Products from the University of Gastronomic Sciences near Parma, Italy. To see photos from my grad week in Italy visit my Facebook photo albums here and here. … Continue reading

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Parma Palate – Nine Months in 17 Minutes

I have been back in Canada for almost two months now, and it’s about time I posted our mammoth slide/music production that condenses all of the adventures my class at the University of Gastronomic Sciences had over nine months of … Continue reading

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Food For Thought – Favourite Food Moments from School

This week with the help of some of my classmates I look back on some of the most memorable food moments from our nine months here at the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Colorno, Italy.  You can listen to an … Continue reading

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Food For Thought – Barcelona Public Markets

This week on Food For Thought I talk about the public market system in Barcelona, Spain.  At right is a photo of La Boqueria market, one of the most diverse and vibrant markets I have ever visited.  The City of … Continue reading

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Parma Palate – Second Anniversary

My wife Ramona came to visit me in Italy to coincide with our second anniversary…yes, it’s already been two years!  We spent time in Milan, Florence, Siena, Panzano, Venice, Bologna, Colorno and Rapallo on the Italian Riveria.   I made up … Continue reading

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Food For Thought – Wine Barrel Making in France

This week I feature a documentary on my visit to the Francois Freres Cooperage in Burgundy, France.  I watched the barrel-making process from raw log to finished product, and you can listen to the mp3 of the audio file here … Continue reading

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All You Can Eat Vol36 – Classic Crete

This week on All You Can Eat, I take you to the Greek island of Crete where I experienced an excellent week full of culinary tourism.  In the program you will hear two of my Food For Thought documentaries, then … Continue reading

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Food For Thought – Crete Culinary Tourism

This week on Food For Thought, I take you back to the Greek island of Crete where I experienced an excellent day of culinary tourism.  Listen to an MP3 of the audio file by clicking here. We started our morning … Continue reading

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Food For Thought – Crete, part 1

This week on Food For Thought, part one of my edible adventures in Crete, where I harvested wild greens and ate raw artichoke hearts, right in the field where they were growing. Here is the audio file of the program … Continue reading

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All You Can Eat – 500-year Old Olive Trees

This posting for volume 34 of All You Can Eat is a work in progress, as I want to add some photo albums and video clips as I go along.  So if everything isn't quite here yet, keep checking for … Continue reading

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