The Secret Ingredient That Makes Rapini Shine

 

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Rapini is one of our favourite leafy greens, and especially in winter, when a diet packed with vitamins and minerals is especially important, eating the right stuff is an absolute must.  But unless you are a serious connoisseur of bitter, do not attempt to eat rapini on its own. In order to truly become a fan of this this amazing cruciferous veggie you need to dress it up a little bit. And there is one ingredient that really makes it sing… Continue »



Persimmons in January

 

 

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This is the perfect fruit to seek out in the icy cold month of January. Fill your fruit bowl and let them ripen (note- they take forever, but they’re so worth it). Here’s our little primer on the varieties and how to enjoy them.
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How To Make The Perfect Yorkshire Pudding

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Yorkshire pudding, that delightful egg and flour quick bread so closely associated with roast beef dinner, has been around since the mid eighteenth century and is in no danger of going out of style. Whether you call them “Yorkshire Pudding” or “popovers”, these light and irresistible quick breads, golden brown and piping hot out of the oven and covered with butter or gravy are just about the best things you can pop out of the oven and into your mouth. Continue »



The Most Canadian of Soups

 

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We are heading into prime comfort food season, and also find ourselves not wanting to cook anything from scratch right now. After all the basting of turkey, mashing of potatoes and baking of shortbread, it is time for a break. And we would like to  recommend a truly Canadian pantry staple, the most beloved soup this country has ever known… Continue »



Happy Holidays

 

All the best this holiday season – to our wonderful customers and our incredible staff, we wish you the very best for the holidays and the coming year. Enjoy some time off filled with delicious food and the joy of friends and family.

The store will be closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Happy Holidays Everyone!