Monday, 29 June 2015

Episode 101 - June 28, 2015

"Meh" and "hot mess" are now real words according to the Oxford English Dictionary! Find out what other words have made their way onto the list.

Nutritionist Theresa Albert shares summer fit tips and the surprising number of vegetables we're actually eating.
Consumer technology expert Amber MacArthur talks about smart technology trends and how they're making our lives easier!
And MS affects more people in Canada than any other country in the world, making it Canada's disease. Find out symptoms and treatments with Dr. Karen Lee.
People are looking for "functional calories" with their drink choices. Learn about the hot trend of cold brew coffee and where you'll find it this summer.
And Taste of Toronto returns to Fort York this week - hear about what you can expect at the festival!

Monday, 22 June 2015

Episode 100 - June 21, 2015

It's the first day of summer! Pay is back from a week in Scotland and chats about her adventures in Edinburgh and Glasgow (including a place where you can drink beer in church).

Matty Matheson (host of 'Keep It Canada' on Munchies, and chef at Parts & Labour) joins the show to talk about his travels across the country meeting food producers and chefs, and learning about the great things we make and grow in Canada.

Nervous about having people over? Lifestyle Expert, Shoana Jensen, shares tips for easy outdoor entertaining and ways to take the stress away.

What was Pay doing in Scotland? Enjoying drinks and a play in church, swinging on a trapeze at a circus school, and making haggis pakoras in an Indian restaurant in Glasgow. Also, in Perthshire...she was looking for a tea plantation. Yes, Scottish tea.

Monday, 8 June 2015

Episode 99 - Toronto Taste June 7, 2015

Pay broadcasts live from the 25th anniversary of Toronto Taste with Zane Caplansky as they celebrate some of the city's best chefs and restaurants, and raise money to help Second Harvest. Guests include Food Network stars: Roger Mooking, John Catucci and Bob Blumer!

Listen to their conversations with chef and musician Roger Mooking (and why Zane owes Rogers a lifetime of knishes).

Owner of Dufflet Pastries, Dufflet Rosenberg, talks about being one of the "original 6" chefs for Toronto Taste; having supported the event for 25 years. And what cake recipe has never changed?

Learn more about the work Second Harvest does by rescuing perishable food around the city and who they help. This includes a group of kids at a Boys and Girls Club who had their first meal of the day at 4pm because of Second Harvest. And find out how you can volunteer by helping them deliver small quantities of food in your neighbourhood!

Afrim Prisine from the Cheese Boutique talks about Toronto's changing cheese palate and tells us the one cheese you should be eating this summer.

John Catucci from "You Gotta Eat Here" talks about the next season of the show, what he'd like to eat more of, and how you can send in your favourite restaurant ideas.
Food Network host Bob Blumer, raised how much money that night with his live auction prize? And he shares his love of finding the best food around.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Episode 98 - May 31, 2015

Pay's  most awkward conversation with her mother. The worst.

What are the strangest things a vet has seen a pet eat? Turns out dogs often eat the evidence...
Find out how you can attend some great seminars as part of a mini vet school and learn about the options and ways to ensure your pet lives their best life.

Toronto Taste is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. Pay chats with chef Mark McEwan about his involvement with the event and how to get food to hungry people instead of throwing it in the garbage.

Plus, the story of a Colorado teen who's spent her life in foster care, puts out an online ad looking for a family to celebrate her birthday with.