Après ski soirée

By Sebastien Centner @sebcentner

Growing up, one of my fondest memories was the après ski my mother used to prepare for us at the chalet. There was nothing better after a day on the slopes than winding down by the fire with some tasty treats.

For this issue we’ve put a twist on some classic winter dishes. My suggestions for hosting your own après ski get-together start with freshly made hot-chocolate with homemade marshmallows. Marshmallows are super easy to make and can be flavoured as you make them. A chocolate or even caramel marshmallow makes a tremendous topping on hot chocolate!

Bringing together two of my favourites, we created a French onion macaroni and Swiss cheese soup that combines all the richness of the soup with macaroni noodles. It’s like chicken noodle and French onion all in one!

Cassoulet was a staple in our home growing up. This classic French dish, which typically combines basic beans and sausage, can be upscaled with ingredients such as sweet potato, carrots, turnip and merguez.

Finally, to finish things off, ordinary cinnamon buns are made extraordinary when you use red velvet as the base. These were (and still are) my dad’s favourite!


Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Get our newsletter

Get monthly updates with unique HomeFront updates and stay up to date with tips and trends

The meandering epicurist

Toronto Ritz Carlton’s TOCA restaurant have put their talents to the test and recreated their signature menus for takeout.

Viva la experiencia

Named for the river that flows into Lake Naheul Huapi, Patagonia’s 100 plus year-old Correntoso Lake and River Hotel, still has an adventurous young soul.

Who’s your caddy?

While we really shouldn’t travel right now, it’s fun to ogle a few golf destinations and dream about hitting the greens post-pandemic.

Diamonds are forever…

It was Bond, James Bond that was created here on the sparkling clifftops above by the world famous, Man of Mystery, Ian Fleming.

Grand spaces and simple places

By Edilka Anderson

Now that the better weather is here and there’s sunshine to add joy to our daily lives, let’s consider some safe and clever ways to expand our living spaces.

Life in a fairy tale

Lose yourself amidst stunning panoramic views of the Caldera, the historic volcano and the mesmerizing blue waters of the Aegean Sea.