Calgary

oysters with caesar granita

fresh oysters with Caesar granita

A Caesar, a classic Canadian cocktail, is as popular as its American counterpart the Bloody Mary.  So what’s the difference, you ask?  The ingredients include Clamato juice, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, salt (and perhaps celery salt), black pepper and vodka.  The addition of clam juice is what gives the Canadian Caesar its umami flavor.  Canadian bartenders…

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Calgary – a visit to see my daughter

  Whenever we travel to a new destination I always make a list of things to see and do.  It’s aimed as a loose itinerary for us.  Last Thursday I arrived for the first time in Calgary to see my daughter… a surprise birthday gift from her.  When I arrived I asked her what’s on…

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