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    Grapefruit Tartlette

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017

    Tangy grapefruit curd gives this winter dessert a bright upgrade Ingredients Crust 1/2 cup butter, melted 3 Tbsp sugar pinch salt 1 1/4 cups flour Grapefruit Curd 1 tsp powdered gelatin 4 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup fresh grapefruit juice 4 Tbsp butter, cubed Method Crust 1. Mix together butter, sugar, and salt […]

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    Ciao! Magazine Digital Edition

    Wednesday, July 27, 2016

    Ciao! magazine’s latest digital edition is NOW ONLINE!

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    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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Jan
25

Cam Tran – Café Ce Soir

French With A Twist Big dreams, high ideals, and a sweet small space to share them by Arvel Gray   Chef owner Cam Tran proudly shares his passion for cooking in bold, black script on the back wall of Café Ce Soir: Le Bonheur est dans la Cuisine – happiness is in the kitchen. The […]

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Jan
25

Grapefruit Mousse Cake

This elaborate multi-layer cake was specially created with an in-season citrus flavour profile to celebrate Ciao!’s 20th Anniversary. INGREDIENTS Italian Meringue Cones 1 cup sugar 4 egg whites 7/8 cup water Flourless White Chocolate Cake 1 cup white chocolate chips 5 eggs 1/8 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter Grapefruit Jelly 7/8 cup grapefruit juice 3 […]

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CafeCeSoirEscargots
Jan
25

Escargots

Excitement over escargot developed into the procurement of whelks (large snails) in the shell to create this pretty presentation. This recipe uses Café ce Soir’s menu preparation of regular escargot baked in a ramekin. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup salted butter 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 tsp dried parsley flakes 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice pinch pepper, […]

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CafeCeSoirSaladNicoise
Jan
25

Salad Niçoise

Fresh ahi tuna, the addition of soya beans, and a zingy Caesar-inspired dressing packed with anchovies update this traditional salad. INGREDIENTS Dressing 1 cup olive oil 1/3 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 5 anchovies, minced 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup canola oil 2 cloves garlic, minced Salad 1 mini cucumber, sliced […]

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CafeCeSoirSalmonQuenelles
Jan
25

Salmon Quenelles

  Fluffy salmon mousse pairs with a rich cream sauce spiked with the heady flavour of saffron. INGREDIENTS Salmon Mousse 300 g salmon fillet 1 egg 3 Tbsp whipping cream 1/2 Tbsp lemon pepper 1 tsp garlic salt 1/4 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp black pepper salt and pepper, to taste Saffron Sauce 1 tsp garlic […]

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Feb
1

Best Global Pancakes

  Pancakes have taken myriad forms around the world. It seems that nearly every culture has its own time-honoured version of a thin, cake-like dish cooked on a griddle.

Best Food Trucks in Winnipeg
May
28

Best Food Trucks in Winnipeg

The annual flood of food trucks onto summer streets shows no sign of slowing down. Our favourite meals on wheels are packing out Broadway every weekday, and this year, a new ‘food truck alley’ along Israel Asper Way has everyone meeting at The Forks. Owning a food truck has proved to be a great way […]

Nov
28

Restaurant Review Enoteca

Enoteca Neighbourhood: River Heights Address: 1670 Corydon Ave Phone: 204-487-1529 Entrees: $5-$18 (2014 review) Tapas are trending. Small plates have gone viral in a big way, from corner bars in Spain to slick New York hotspots, and Winnipeg is no exception. But with sophisticated flavours, brilliant presentation, and a bustling, intimate atmosphere, Enoteca has us […]

Tapastry
May
27

Best Patios in Winnipeg

Your Winnipeg summer patio guide to the 40 top patios in the city

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Apr
15

Best Vegetarian Dishes

Whether you dabble occasionally or fully commit to garden greens, these stand out vegetarian dishes will satisfy even voracious appetites.

Chew
Dec
4

Best New Restaurants 2013

A hit list of hot new dining in Winnipeg from 2013. Each recent open is bringing something new to the table.

Satay beefsoup by Thanh-Huong
Oct
2

Best Soups

As the season changes tuck into broth-taking super bowls.

Banh Mi sandwich by Viva Vietnamese Restaurant
Oct
2

Best Sandwiches

Sandwich legend has the bread-bound dish invented by John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, as a one-handed solution to sustenance while playing cards.

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Jun
20

Best Desserts

Winnipeg has its share of sweet spots to indulge, from specialty places to restaurants that execute after-dinner delights exceptionally well.

Resto Gare
Jun
20

Best Rooms With A View

This city has its share of dining options in notable places, including our most illustrious park and our most infamous intersection.

Stella's
Jun
20

Best Breakfast

Lingering over coffee and eggs in a sunlit café with a pal or the paper is a certain, simple and shared pleasure and Winnipeg is spoiled when it comes to delightful daybreakers.

The Fort Garry Hotel
Jun
20

Best Luxe Dining

While Winnipeggers are known to hunt for bargains, we also know how to indulge.

La Grotta Mediterranean Market
Jun
20

Best Ethnic Markets

Winnipeg’s multicultural citizens are well represented by a number of markets that import exotic ingredients and prepare ethnic specialties on site.