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Cecily Ross

Former pony clubber and lifelong horse lover, Cecily Ross is a freelance
writer who lives in Creemore.

“If you’re going to be a small-scale farmer these days,” says Rebecca Landman, “you have to diversify.” Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Rebecca Landman: Spicy Roast Pork

Sep 11, 2015

Rebecca runs Landman Gardens and Bakery while her father, Eric, who builds dry stone walls and often works off-site, and her three younger brothers operate the farm.

Slow roasted loin of pork, servee with a robust kale and apple salad and house-made tomato salsa. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Spicy Roast Pork

Sep 11, 2015

Slow roasted loin of pork, served with a robust kale and apple salad and house-made tomato salsa.

This salad is even better if prepared and tossed with dressing a few hours or even a full day before serving. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Apple and Kale Salad

Sep 11, 2015

This apple and kale salad is perfect for potlucks because it travels so well.

Ellen Cameron, Sunday Brunch (photography).

Countdown to Pan Am

Jun 16, 2015

From July 10 to 26, the quiet backroads and rolling fields of Caledon and Mono will welcome an invasion of competitors and spectators.

The Globe Restaurant’s co-owner and chef Beth Hunt: “There’s never a day I don’t wake up and think this is exactly what I want to be doing.” Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Beth Hunt: Raspberry Pie

Jun 16, 2015

There’s never a day I don’t wake up and think this is exactly what I want to be doing.

The Globe’s Raspberry Pie

The Globe’s Raspberry Pie

Jun 16, 2015

A showcase dessert for whatever fresh Ontario fruit is at its peak (strawberries, blueberries, peaches and, of course, raspberries), the pie appears on The Globe’s menu all summer long.

The Globe’s Raspberry Pie

Pastry

Jun 16, 2015

The pastry shell is baked first and allowed to cool, then filled with fresh fruit.

“Don’t fret,” Pia says. “Use what you have.” Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Pia Wiesen: Pia’s Fish Soup

Mar 23, 2015

I had wanted to make a bouillabaisse, but I couldn’t find many of the ingredients, so I had to be inventive.

Chris Sorensen of Caledon East executes a picture-perfect jump at the recent Canadian Show Jumping Tournament at Caledon Equestrian Park. Photo by Ellen Cameron.

The Thrill of Show Jumping

Nov 17, 2014

Local riders prepare to dazzle spectators with a breathtaking competition at the Pan Am Games.

Rum cake is darker and more dense than its British forebear, and the fruits are puréed to give it a rich, moist texture. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Phil Dewar: Rum Cake

Nov 17, 2014

“Just play with the recipe. Have fun,” says Soulyve’s Phil Dewar of his Caribbean rum cake ingredients.

fruit in an airtight jar and cover with rum. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Carib-fusion Rum Cake

Nov 17, 2014

At Soulyve, the cake is served with a chocolate-Scotch bonnet sauce and toasted-nutmeg crème Anglaise.

At Soulyve, the cake is served with a chocolate-Scotch bonnet sauce and toasted-nutmeg crème Anglaise. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Toasted-Nutmeg Crème Anglaise

Nov 17, 2014

There are many different versions using different spices and fruit. But the one thing they all have in common is lots and lots of rum.

At Soulyve, the cake is served with a chocolate-Scotch bonnet sauce and toasted-nutmeg crème Anglaise. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Scotch Bonnet Chocolate Sauce

Nov 17, 2014

We asked Phil to share with us his recipe for Jamaican rum cake and sauces, an extravagant confection that brings a whiff of the Caribbean to that dependable holiday favourite, fruit cake.

Riders who pounded across the Will O’Wind course at the observation event this summer: Selena O’Hanlon on Bloomsday. Photo by Ellen Cameron.

Cross Country at a Gallop

Sep 11, 2014

For one day next summer, the eyes of the Americas will be on Mono’s Will O’Wind Farm, site of the cross-country phase of the Pan Am Games three-day event.

John Rumble rode to a medal in the 1956 Olympics, had a second moment of fame when his story was told in Barbara May’s 1959 book The Five Circles. Photo by Ellen Cameron.

The Caledon Horse that Could

Sep 11, 2014

With typical Canadian modesty, Rumble attributes the lion’s share of the credit for his achievement to his mount, a big-boned gelding named Cilroy.

Many home cooks are daunted by the idea of preparing a risotto, imagining it requires hours of standing over a hot stove stirring constantly.

Wild Mushroom Barley Risotto

Sep 11, 2014

Many home cooks are daunted by the idea of preparing a risotto, imagining it requires hours of standing over a hot stove stirring constantly.

“Barley works even better than rice because you can’t overcook it,” says Gourmandissimo Chef Gilles Roche. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Gilles Roche: Wild Mushroom Barley Risotto

Sep 11, 2014

“Barley works even better than rice because you can’t overcook it,” says Gourmandissimo Chef Gilles Roche.

Leah Wilson and Rendezvous perform an extended trot at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park last year. Photo by Doug Palmer.

Ballet on Horseback

Jun 17, 2014

Competition is fierce for spots on the 2015 Pan Am dressage team – and four accomplished equestrians from the Headwaters region are in the thick of the race to represent Canada.

In The Hills is an independent, locally owned print and online magazine that has earned its reputation as the best-read, best-loved magazine in Headwaters.

The magazine is delivered to more than 40,000 homes and farms throughout Caledon, Erin, Dufferin, Orangeville and Creemore – up to double the circulation of any other local publication. And it is available to visitors at local inns, restaurants, specialty retail stores and other tourist locations.