HF Spa Diaries

Chilling on Irish moss Celebrity trends often catch on quickly so it’s no surprise that spa barista’s have started infusing smoothies with sea moss—a species

HF Spa Diaries

Chilling on Irish moss Celebrity trends often catch on quickly so it’s no surprise that spa barista’s have started infusing smoothies with sea moss—a species

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Sous vide…

By Mark Eglington

Pronounced “sue-veed” and meaning “under vacuum” in French, sous vide is pure cooking that produces tender and flavourful results.

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A grand re-entrance

By Kylie MacKenzie Back to it’s traditional splendour, Montreal’s Birks building on Phillips Street is once again a force to be reckoned with. In 1879 Canadian entrepreneur Henri Birks founded his jewelry company and opened his first store on St. James Street in Montreal. In 1907 after a magnificent expansion

Well-deserved time off

The wellness vibe continues More chill than in its previous life as a Canyon Ranch outpost, the Carillon Miami is a peacefully unassuming wellness destination on the North Shore.. “Come as you are and leave as you’ve never been”, say their wellness specialists at this beachfront sanctuary on Miami Beach’s

A grand re-entrance

By Kylie MacKenzie Back to it’s traditional splendour, Montreal’s Birks building on Phillips Street is once again a force to be reckoned with. In 1879

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The devil is in the details

From yachts and jet interiors to exquisite furnishings…Homefront joins mother and daughter team, Joana and Marta Aranha in their Lisbon studio to hear more about

Liquid Assets Gets Fresh

Easy access Functionality and aesthetics in an open space. A glass wall separates the shower area from the rest of the bathroom.  cavalleri.com 5 Ways to get the look 1) Open up drapes and windows to let nature in. 2) Decorate with natural fabrics. 3) Mix wood and stone. 4)

Design Vibe

Monochromatic glam: A look that’s bold and eye-catching   By Edilka Anderson Described by some as the good kind of “matchy matchy,” making the choice to go with monochrome basics promises to give you a timeless, almost never go out of style look that remains both pleasing and charmingly versatile. 

HF Field Notes…

The town with the cleanest air in the world In Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, there’s a village where the atmosphere is

Ho- ho- holiday (high-tech) wish list

Score points by gifting some of 2022’s finest By Marc Saltzman Tis the season to treat your best friends and family to what’s on our list of “hot” favourites.  Readers tell me they often have trouble picking from a seemingly endless number of choices and options… Doesn’t matter whether they’ve

HF Field Notes

The invincible business of counterfeit goods A French customs raid grabbed enough fake Louis Vuitton fabric to cover 54 tennis courts. In Istanbul, 700,000 knock off hair products were seized. Is there anyway to stop the selling of cheap fakes of a successful product when it makes such good business

HF Field Notes…

The town with the cleanest air in the world In Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, there’s a village where the atmosphere is

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Snuggle up

The Hess Collection 19 Block Mountain Cuvée 2016, Mount Veeder, Napa Valley, California, United States (LCBO: 18879, $54.95).

A terrific, juicy Californian red wine blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Petit Verdot grapes from vines planted at 2,000 feet above sea level in the winery’s estate vineyards on the steep slopes of Mount Veeder. Deep purple in the glass with liquid dark cherry, black raspberries, blackberries, dark chocolate, cracked pepper, savoury and toasty oak spice flavours vibrant on the palate. Food pairings: Grilled meats, meat lover’s pizza, meaty stews. Alcohol: 14.5%. Sweetness: Extra Dry. 750 ml. Drink: 2020– 2030. Score: 92/100.

Up your kitchen moxy

Tis the season for entertaining, hosting friends and family, and creating new memories. But, as any expert will tell you, to achieve great results in the kitchen takes talent, timing and just the right tools. That’s why chefs, home cooks and party lovers count on “The Galley,” a culinary system

Bella Cucina says bon appétit!

Sunshine yellow With cabinets that exude modern style in a range of finishes and elegant lines, this kitchen makes for effortless organization. mandicasa.com 5 Tips to get the look: 1) Be creative, tasteful and imaginative. 2) Set beautiful breakfast and lunch tables. 3) Bring out the fine china for any

Up your kitchen moxy

Tis the season for entertaining, hosting friends and family, and creating new memories. But, as any expert will tell you, to achieve great results in

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