Baked Potato Risotto Recipe

Loaded Baked Potato Risotto Recipe

There is no food more versatile than the potato – fried, boiled, baked, or roasted, potatoes are satisfying, nutritious (with more potassium than a banana), and always delicious. As an Italian Islander I have two comfort food staples: risotto and potatoes. So I decided to marry them into a single … More

Wonderful Time of Year

As we are all gearing up for the holidays it is time to talk again about everyone’s favourite side dish – potatoes! I had the pleasure of visiting R&L Farms in Kinkora (where co-owner Andrew Lawless and his wife Heidi were recently named Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2014) once … More

The Flavours of Fall

Rodd Lamb Luau

Chefs are my rock stars and no chef brings it quite like Chef Chuck Hughes.  He is charismatic, ruggedly handsome, and covered in tattoos. Yet he seemed blissfully unaware of his stardom as he humbly stopped to talk to each table at Lamb Luau signature event at PEIs Fall Flavours … More

PEI’s Top 5 Lobster Rolls

Try out a lobster roll from Dave's lobster!

This summer I went on a quest to find PEI’s best lobster roll and here are my top 5 choices. I love lobster and PEI is known to have some of the best around. With over 1,200 hard working lobster fishermen, it is no wonder there is such a delicious supply of … More

Cavendish Family Fun

Make your next stay in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island at Anne's Windy Poplars resort.

As an Islander Insider I recently got the chance to stay at Anne’s Windy Poplars cottages in Cavendish. When I was a kid growing up in Nova Scotia my family would come to Cavendish every summer but, now living on the Island, I have realized that there is still so … More

Haute Cuisine & Charm

I recently spent the night at Shaw’s Hotel in Brackley with my husband, two year old son, and 2 month old daughter in tow. Since I moved here almost 3 years ago, I have been told many times I needed to visit this iconic Island establishment so I jumped at … More

An Island Love Affair

You might know that Prince Edward Island potatoes are world famous and you might even know why – the iron-rich red soil exclusive to the Island. But I think that there is another reason why our potatoes are the best- the passion of our farmers. It isn’t a job but … More

My Burger Love

My PEI Burger Love

I wait with bated breath for Spring, not for the warmer temperatures and longer daylight hours but for PEI Burger Love to start. Restaurants from throughout Prince Edward Island vie for the best burger creation for the month of April. Now in its fourth year, this promotion started with 14 … More

A Taste of the Sea

I arrived at Raspberry Point Oysters on a perfect summer afternoon, a beaming sun with a slight ocean breeze. Just a few minutes past the sights, sounds and buzz of the carnival like Cavendish Boardwalk was the most serene backdrop of a fishing shanty, amidst sparkling blue waters and a … More