The Cooking Ladies
Welcome To Our Blog

If You Are Looking for A Foodie Community, Check Out Terroir

Terroir is a not-for-profit committee of industry professionals who put on an annual symposium for the purpose of inspiring and educating people in the hospitality industry. Terroir 2017 took place at the Art Gallery of Ontario, in Toronto, on May 29. For Canada’s 150th birthday, the theme this year was Our Home & Native Land […]

Read More »

The Cooking Ladies Smoked at the Taste of Woolwich

The annual Taste of Woolwich held at the Elmira Farmer’s Market, in the Township of Woolwich, Region of Waterloo, on Saturday, June 17, 2017, was a meet and greet for farmers, local producers, foodies, and families. Woolwich is a rural township in southwestern Ontario. Krista McBay of Elmira Home Hardware invited The Cooking Ladeis to […]

Read More »

A Day of Wine, Cider and Food in the Eastern Townships of Quebec

An autumn day is the perfect time to visit the Cantons- de-l’Est or Eastern Townships, in Quebec, Canada, just an hour and a few minutes from downtown Montreal, the country’s second largest city. Villages and valleys mingle with rivers, lakes, and mountains. The year-round population was once predominantly English and is now mostly French. Conversations […]

Read More »

Celebrate Canada’s 150 at the Festival of Birds

Birds and birders are invited to the May 1 to May 22 annual Festival of Birds at Point Pelee National Park. Admission to all of Canada’s National Parks is free this year in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.   Point Pelee National Park sits just south of the 42nd parallel which means it shares latitude […]

Read More »


We drive into people's lives Share the hour And drive out again Wondering If we will ever see them again And, if we stayed longer Would the withdrawal be as intense Would the sweetness be diluted We meet by chance Connecting At a moment in time At a particular place on earth We leave Glad to have been there Because after all For that moment in time It was our favorite place on earth