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I Heart Tomatoes Pizza

It's almost Valentine's Day, and I got a little romantic in the kitchen this week creating a recipe for from-scratch tomato-topped pizza with basil. It's a great way to show both your affection for tomatoes and love for the awesome people in your life with this I Heart Tomatoes Pizza.

While m…

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Pizza perfection at The Parlour Yaletown

Whenever I get the chance to float away from Vancouver Island and visit Vancouver's big city lights, I try to seek out new and different restaurants. With that attitude in mind, I tried a Vancouver Foodster Restaurant Tasting event a few months back and was introduced to The Parlour Yaletown.

My …

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Pizza will never be "Meh"

The New York Times is dealing with what they obvious find to be an entertaining public and online backlash after putting pizza on their 'Meh' list on January 24th. Here's the original list:

1. “Hope you are staying warm”*
2. Pressi…

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Portabella Mushroom & Garlic White Pizza

Ah mushrooms, I can't count the different ways that I love you. My passion has led me right out into the forests of Vancouver Island to forage for wild Chanterelles, and I'm always looking for new ways to incorporate any and all varieties into my cooking.

When Fresh wrote to me rece…

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Simple Pizza Dough

Friday night has always been pizza night at the Wright house. After a long week at work, it was the night we'd pick up a pizza and a movie on the way home and spend a relaxed evening together as a family.

And as I've started teaching myself to cook everything from scratch, pizza has been one of my…

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Lefty's Pizza Fresh in Parksville


Lefty's Restaurants have been a tasty part of the Oceanside area of Vancouver Island since 1996, when a group of like-minded, left-handed foodies got together to create great dishes on Canada's Left Coast. With locations in Qualicum Beach and Parksville, most tourists and locals already know the…

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76 Years of Argentinian Pizza Expertise at El Cuartito

In tribute to today's annoucement of a new Argentinian Pope, here is my review of one of Buenos Aires' oldest and best pizza joints which I visited in 2010, El Cuartito.

As I planned my trip to Argentina, I imagined myself eating succulent, juicy steaks from morning ’til night. Sadly, the reality…

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