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Frances Backhouse

Her love of travelling and writing has taken Frances Backhouse all over the world. After obtaining a degree in zoology from the University of Alberta, Frances spent her time writing in the winter and working as a park naturalist in the summer. Looking for more adventure, she traveled to Malawi, Africa, to teach geography... Read More

Dalal Kadé-Badra and Elie Badra

Dalal Kadé-Badra grew up in Aleppo, Syria. She learned the recipes and culinary traditions of Aleppo in the kitchen of her childhood home, helping with the preparations for family feasts. In 1971, she moved to Montreal with her family. Faced with a new home—and the cold winters of a new climate—she learned to cook... Read More

Elizabeth Baird

It was the cookbook Classic Canadian Cooking: Menus for the Seasons, published in 1974, that started a career in food writing for Elizabeth Baird. Other cookbooks, notably Apples, Peaches and Pears and Summer Berries followed. Elizabeth’s column, “Canadian Cookbook” was a weekly feature in the Toronto Star. The 80s were heady days for food writers,... Read More


Karen Barnaby

When it comes to the culinary scene in Vancouver, Karen Barnaby has painted the town red. She has helped shape the evolving face of the Vancouver food scene with her extensive work in the city's kitchens and food media.
 After starting her career in Ottawa and then moving to Toronto, Karen... Read More


Jodi Bager

Jodi Bager is the president of Grain-Free JK Gourmet, a Canadian bakedgoods manufacturing company, and a baking services consultant. In 2000,after the birth of her second child, Jodi was diagnosed with ulcerativecolitis, a life-destroying intestinal disease. In her search foralternatives to heavy doses of steroid drugs, she tried the Specific Carbohydrate... Read More

Bob Blumer

Bob Blumer is the host and cocreator of the television series World's Weirdest Restaurants. The show airs daily on Food Network Canada.  His previous shows include the award-winning television series Glutton for Punishment, which ran for 5 seasons. The show can be seen on Food Network Canada and on stations in over... Read More

Shelley Boettcher

Born and raised in Alberta, Shelley Boettcher is a wine columnist for Domus magazine in Calgary, and a national weekend wine columnist for CBC Radio. Her stories have appeared in newspapers and magazines around the world. A former wine columnist for the Calgary Herald, she holds a master's degree in journalism from the University... Read More

Dianna Bonder

Dianna was born in Kamloops, BC, in 1970. As far back as she can remember she has been drawing and writing stories of faraway places and imaginary characters, inspired by the beauty of Alice in Wonderland and James and the Giant Peach, and the quirky words of Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss.   “My mother... Read More

Alain Bossé

Alain Bossé is the president of Alain Bosse Consulting Ltd, food editor for Saltscapes Magazine, past president of Taste of Nova Scotia and ambassador of all things culinary in Atlantic Canada. Alain has represented Atlantic Canada in various initiatives to help promote some of that region’s local commodities such as lobsters, mussels, apples, potatoes and... Read More


Dee Brun

Dee Brun grew up in Oshawa as the middle child of two brothers. From an early age, she wanted to be just one of the boys and was a regular member of the guy gangs her brothers belonged to. Today, Dee is very much a girly-girl, but in the process... Read More

Mark Bylok

Mark Bylok spends his time with whisky makers, brand ambassadors, bartenders and whisky experts to bring an insider whisky industry view in his writing. He’s been published online and in print publications including BOLD Magazine, Rickshaw Magazine and Spotlight Toronto. Mark is an active member in the whisky community. He offers... Read More


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