Mark Mcewan

Three Grilling Tips to Get the Most Out of Barbecue Season

Mark McEwan | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada Living
Mark McEwan

There's nothing better than a sunny day spent outdoors cooking on the barbecue. On weekends, I often find myself at the cottage rummaging around the fridge for anything I can throw on the grill. And because there is less pomp and circumstance around meals based on the grill, you get more time to savour with your guests.

Savour the Early Days of Spring with This Seasonable Dish

Mark McEwan | Posted 04.10.2015 | Canada Living
Mark McEwan

A great spring dish is grilled asparagus salad with morels. Early spring will give you a quick crop of things like baby lettuce, asparagus and strawberries. Wild mushrooms also come into play -- as soon as we get the warm rains in April, you'll find morels popping up in the woods, followed closely by chanterelles.

10 Essentials to Always Keep in Your Fridge

Mark McEwan | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada Living
Mark McEwan

I love it when guests pop over unannounced, so I always keep some essentials on hand to make it look as though I was expecting them. Hard and Soft Cheese: Serving some cheeses on a small plate is the simplest way to impress.

Actress Lisa Ray Explains Her Passion for Travel

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 01.10.2015 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Ray has managed to turn her passion for travel into a pretty cool gig -- she's the global brand ambassador for Insight Vacations, which has numerous high-end properties in India and elsewhere -- and that's not by accident. Born and raised in Toronto, she has wanted to explore the world for as long as she can remember.

Five Easy Steps for a Stress-Free Dinner Party

Mark McEwan | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Living
Mark McEwan

For red wine, open the bottle about an hour before your guests arrive so the wine can breathe, or serve it in a decanter. Either way, you won't have to worry about opening the bottle in front of your guests or any potential spills. Stoneleigh Pinot Noir is a great option for a medium-bodied red wine that is a real crowd-pleaser and a great match for many different types of food.

Get to Know Chef Mark McEwan

Erin Maynes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

Chef Mark McEwan curates the November edition of the Chef's Box -- a monthly artisan food subscription from FoodiePages.ca. Below he shares his late...

The Future of Top Chef Canada

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada Living
Adrian Brijbassi

Speak to Mark McEwan about Top Chef Canada and you'll get the sense the show has many seasons ahead of it. McEwan, the head judge for the popular Food Network cooking competition, said he is thoroughly enjoying the production, which wrapped up its third season on Monday night.

'Top Chef Canada' Season 3: Cooking Competition Returns

HuffPost Canada TV | Bryan Cairns | Posted 03.15.2013 | Canada TV

"Top Chef Canada" is back for a third delicious season and recently, it was the media who had the opportunity to sit at the judge's table. Head jud...

Good News For Hungry Passengers At Pearson

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Travel

TORONTO - Passengers flowing through Canada's busiest airport, Toronto's Pearson International, have two new high-end eateries to nosh at.Fetta Panini...

Wondering About Those Top Chef Canada Newbies? Get Their Stories Here

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Living

Now that you've heard the news about Top Chef Canada's second season, you're probably wondering the same thing we are -- just who are these chefs? ...

Mark McEwan's Take On Holiday Cooking

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 12.20.2011 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...

RECIPE: Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder With Pear Mostarda

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.21.2011 | Canada Living

Porchetta traditionally comprises a whole pork loin and belly, but roasting only the shoulder is definitely more practical in your home's kitchen. The...