Taste

Coffee taste test: Tim Hortons vs McDonald’s

Coffee Taste Test: Tim Hortons vs. McDonald’s

Think you could tell the difference between Tim Hortons and McDonald’s coffee? Over 15,000 people voted for the best chain coffee in Canada using Maclean’s Coffee Ranker, and McDonald’s ranked no.1, ousting Tim Hortons from the top spot. But can people really taste the difference? We put it to the test.
What your wine label won’t tell you

What your wine label won’t tell you

Some worry an Ottawa-approved GM yeast for wine will destroy its ‘naturalness’
A cheese so good people ‘attack’ it

A cheese so good people ‘attack’ it

If you thought gouda was boring, you haven’t tried these versions of it
You’ll absolutely love ‘minkfish’

You’ll absolutely love ‘minkfish’

Why don’t Canadians eat more of what turns out to be a very fine fish?
Here's a tip: enough with the slacker service

Here’s a tip: enough with the slacker service

A restaurant critic sets off a storm about bad treatment in expensive restaurants
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A baking test with stone-milled flour

Having a bag of culinary history was great, but what would it taste like as bread?
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Should you be using a salt substitute?

Ironically, some no-salt salts might be a bad idea, health-wise
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Hot, fresh, and delivered straight to your door

Tiffin services have arrived in Canada, and their fans say they’re revolutionizing the office lunch
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Fruit is not just for dessert anymore

A top British food writer turns the ‘stars in my pastries’ into the saviours of his savoury dishes
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About time we started using our heads

Canadian garlic types, once shunned, are a sought-after, and scarce, autumn staple