Posts Tagged ‘Aviva Cohen’

TIFF’s Food on Film Series

3 Mar, 2015  |  by Aviva Cohen
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Courtesy of the TIFF Food on Film site Back for its fourth season, TIFF’s popular subscription series Food on Film brings together chefs, food experts and film lovers to enjoy the best of culinary cinema and conversation. Each month, series host Matt Galloway (CBC’s Metro Morning) welcomes celebrated guests from the culinary world to discuss topical and timely food themes, and to explore the intersections of cinema, culture and gastronomy. Last year I attended (see my review here) a talk by…

Galentine’s Day with The Cake Book

2 Feb, 2015  |  by Aviva Cohen
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Crumbs & Doilies is an English bakery run by Jemma Wilson, a woman who can make rose icing decorations with ease and gives you a sense that you can as well (hot tip: you cannot.) The Cake Book, written by Jemma, presented by Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube Youtube series features 50 cupcake and cake recipes — you will be set for cupcake ideas over the next few years. Personally, I like a baking challenge. I have been slowly going through…

Real Talk: Making Friends with Social Anxiety and the Internet

12 Dec, 2014  |  by Aviva Cohen
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“Without the internet I wouldn’t have any pals” is a recent and real statement I made… on the internet. The lyrics to The Smiths Ask is the first thing you will see on my internet dating profile. I am a shy kid, always have been and probably always will be. Shy people unite, separately, in our own homes! On top of being a shy and introverted person, I have had the pleasure of a medical professional diagnosing me with a…

A Tipsy toast to Toronto’s mixologists: The Made with Love competition

4 Apr, 2014  |  by FGFSadmin

by Aviva Cohen Last year I went to an event called Art Of The Cocktail that was put on by Toronto Life, it featured five cocktail stations and food pairings. Not every cocktail was great but I kept drinking the few I did like and got so tipsy I even ate non-kosher meat; I continue to only bring shame to my family name. Made With Love promised a similar evening but with even more booze. My reaction was, in the…

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