This Bread is Reducing Food Waste, One Slice At A Time

 

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We are all aware of the vast amount of food waste that Canadians generate. It’s shocking, really; the average Canadian wastes 170 kilograms of food every year. This weekend, meet one entrepreneurial Canadian who is doing something about it, using leftover grains from the brewing industry to make fabulous, artisanal sourdough bread. Taste it for yourself in the store this Sunday, February 3rd, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Continue »



Tea Rebellion

 

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Are you a tea rebel? The good folks at Tea Rebellion certainly are, and this month they are celebrating their first anniversary! If you haven’t tried their tea yet, you really should. Continue »



Christine Cushing’s Favourite Baked Beans

 

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Christine Cushing will be in the store tomorrow doing demos of her entire line of products – olive oils, tomato sauces and her delicious Fired Up! roasted red pepper spread. Come by and try them all between 11-3pm.

Here she shares a favourite family recipe. Cozy comfort food to share with family and friends on a cold December day. Continue »



Summer Snacks

Summer is upon us and with it comes trips to the beach, the park, summer camps and, yes, for some lucky ones, even summer school! This leaves both us and our little ones with lots of lunches to pack, and lots of time to snack, and let’s face it the choices available to us are not always that great; cheezies, chips, chocolate bars…the vending machines offering these dubious snacking choices are only a loonie toss away, they are not as the healthy Melbourne vending machines.

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New Line of Hot Sauces From No7

Toronto based hot sauce company, No7, is launching a new line of flavours and they’ll be sampling them at the store later this month (March 15-16th to be precise, follow them on twitter if you want a reminder.). We emailed the husband and wife team of Carlos Flores and Sandra DaSilva to get the scoop on what hot new tastes we can expect.

 

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Sandra told me, “Carlos had discovered a passion for creating and experimenting in his mom’s kitchen. At a very young age he quickly took over and began making anything from simple meals to complex Mexican dishes. What was always served with every meal at the table was his family recipe for hot sauce. After making it here in Toronto for friends and clients he developed No 7 hot sauce.” Continue »