Contest Winners!

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We love our in-house shopping bags. We’re used to seeing them in action at the store but we wanted to see what else they get up to out in the world. So we teamed up with the company who makes them and asked Fiesta Farms customers to share creative pics with those great HeyJute bags. Continue »



Meatless Monday: Veggie Gumbo

 

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How are your meatless Mondays going? If you’re having a little difficulty coming up with something novel and delicious every week, you might want to try rethinking some of your favourite meat-centric recipes and opting for a meatless version. The more you try this simple strategy the more you will discover that many of these go-to classics are just fine, thank-you, without the flesh and blood. Take gumbo, for example, the iconic dish of Louisiana. Continue »



Bombolone: So Much More Than A Doughnut

Classic Bombolone

Classic Bombolone

 

The beautiful bombolone – think a jelly doughnut, but with more heft – is a perfect bombshell of a pastry. Often stuffed with vanilla custard or nutella, rolled in sugar and topped with a dot of the filling, like a little teaser on top, these delicious treats are an Italian specialty. Not to be confused with sufganiyot or zeppole, canoli or sfogliatella – the bombolone, and it’s diminutive form, the adorable bomboloni, will finally get the recognition it deserves. And it’s all happening this Monday… Continue »



Blueberry Ice-box Cake

 

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Cravings seldom adhere to rules, know no seasons. The other day we had a craving for blueberries, so it seemed like the perfect time to try a recipe we were recently given for a Blueberry Ice-box cake. It may not be blueberry season, but it is ice season, so this astonishing dessert is a little bit of a compromise.

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Spiced Pumpkin Log!

 

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As fiddleheads are to spring so are pumpkins to autumn. We decorate with them, we blitz them into soups and spiced lattes, we bake pies, and we still end up with leftover pumpkin pureé. Recently we came across a wonderful recipe for a pumpkin roll that is so good you will want go out of your way to make sure you save enough pumpkin for it; it may just become a family fall tradition. Continue »