Small rolled tahini buns

Tahini sweet rolled buns

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The airport is a place that I like a lot. Both I leave and I arrive. I like it. The airport is also the place that moves me the most. I’m able to shed a few tears, indeed, even looking at the greetings of others whose stories I imagine. I remember that one year ago when I was at the airport waiting for two friends, I started to cry watching a family that, in my imagination, met after many many years. Continue reading

Buckwheat, maple syrup and cranberry small cakes

maple sirop and cranberries small cakes

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Did you know that Quebec is the most important exporter of maple syrup in the world? Yes, it is. I have heard many Quebecois friends talking about the different qualities of maple syrup, and that a lot families buy directly from trusted producers. Canadians put on the research for the best maple syrup, the same passion that we (Italians) put on olive oil. When the season comes, we talk for at least 2-3 weeks of the best quality at the best price. Everyone has his own pride. In Italy, maple syrup is known but not so often put in use. Since my arrival in Montreal I’ve been surprised by many qualities and varieties of maple syrup available. Continue reading