Tag: Christmas

The story of the Christmas Log

30 November, 2015 No Comments

In francophone countries, Christmas dinners often end with a serving of Christmas log. Did you know that it is a tradition linked to the celebration of the winter solstice?

How to Organise a Cocktail Party

21 September, 2015 No Comments

A Cocktail party or a mixer, receptions catered exclusively with bite-sized morsels, are an excellent solution for hosting many people at a time. Since everyone eats standing up, they’re free to mingle and serve themselves at their convenience, leaving the host to relax … assuming they planned ahead! In this vein, here are some tips […]

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Tips to cook the leftovers

22 December, 2014 No Comments

You cook for hours and manage to conjure up an amazing feast. But the next day, what do you do with the leftover turkey, ham and other stuff? Our grandmothers knew exactly how to put them to good use, but we seem to have lost this knack… Here are some easy ways to use leftovers. […]

Tips for stress-free entertaining

8 December, 2014 No Comments

When you have to do a spot of entertaining, the preparations can get a bit overwhelming. So panic sets in. And yet entertaining should actually be good fun. Here are some tips for successful, stress-free entertaining and chilled out hosts…

It’s time to bake some Christmas cookies

2 December, 2014 No Comments

It’s that time of the year again, when families gather together to rustle up some Holiday bakings. The favourite one in the northern countries is without doubt gingerbread. Such a great fun to cut it with cookie cutters and decorate with icing and all sorts of candy.

5 tips to avoid gaining weight during the holidays

The holiday season often goes hand in hand with weight gain. The following tips will help you enjoy yourself thoroughly during this period without piling on the kilos.

Gifts we’d REALLY like to receive!

28 November, 2014 No Comments

Every year, we wish our loved ones good health. This Christmas, why not simply offer it with a SOSCuisine PREMIUM subscription adapted to the nutritional needs of the people you love? With our specialized menus, approved by Danielle Lamontagne, our Chief Nutritionist, you can provide the benefits of nutrition to the persons you want to […]

Our best DIY gourmet gifts

18 November, 2014 No Comments

The best gifts come from the heart… and the kitchen! Thoughtful touches that give the most pleasure aren’t always the most expensive, especially when they are also delicious! So when you have to carry a gift for a party, why not ditch the traditional bottle of wine for a yummy recipe that shows the recipient […]

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Festive menu on a budget 2013

21 December, 2013 No Comments

During the Christmas season, we get carried away not only with gifts… but also with our spending! That’s why we have compiled a low budget festive menu for you. For less than $5 per serving, here is a five-course meal that will delight your guests. The price can be even lower if you use our […]

Everything you always wanted to know about hangovers

20 December, 2013 No Comments

After a party overflowing with good booze, when you drink 1.5 g of alcohol per kg of body weight (3 to 5 drinks for a person weighing 60 kg), chances are, you’ll end up with a headache, nausea and bothersome digestive symptoms. This is what is commonly known as “hangover”.

Hypotoxic Festive Menu 2013

14 December, 2013 No Comments

In the last few years, the anti-inflammatory diet also known as “hypotoxic” has been gaining increasing popularity. Its success has been fuelled by the many people whose symptoms have been reduced after adopting this new diet. Indeed it seems to be beneficial against different ailments, in particular several autoimmune diseases. The main principles of this […]

The best food items for the food drive

10 December, 2013 No Comments

Sadly the list of non-perishable items required by food banks for helping families in need is very long. This list includes, among other items, basic food such as flour, sugar, oil, rice, breakfast cereals, and canned vegetables. Of course you can also choose pastries and more expensive food that underprivileged families can’t treat themselves to.