How To Burn A Candle

An 18 hour citronella candle from Camping Survival.

 

It’s citronella season and you’re doing it wrong.

Luckily, we can help.

Do you want your flickering flames to be the envy of all who glimpse them? Do you want your candles to burn properly with a nice even melt and without turning black around the sides?

 

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Bloomin’ Onion Inspired Mushrooms

 

Chef Adrienne Cheatham’s free master class in mushrooms for Epicurious is a must see.

 

Everything you ever wanted to know about mushrooms but kept forgetting to look into because the algorithm keeps distracting you with Garfield cartoons and vegan cupcake recipes. Now is the time for a deep dive into the endlessly fascinating world of mushrooms. Continue »



Our Proud Producers: Good Wheel Pizza

 

A young Toronto knifemaker couldn’t find a frozen pizza that was delicious enough to suit him, so he started making his own. Alex Commons experienced a sharp drop (pun intended) in business when the pandemic hit. The free time led to a pizza obsession. We’re excited to support the results of that obsession, and showcase another in Our Proud Producers series –  Good Wheel frozen pizzas, made by Alex and his brother Jordan. Continue »



Say It With (Local) Flowers

 

UPDATE: we can’t guarantee that we’ll have Floralora flowers left, but we have plenty of bouquets in-store today for Mother’s Day

We don’t often think of where our flowers come from – especially in the spring when we’re starved for fresh blooms and any kind of vibrant colour. But here at Fiesta we’re proud to carry Ontario blooms from Floralora Flowers. This stellar cut flower grower from Prince Edward County just delivered their first order of the season last week and it sold out in record time. Continue »



Thoughts On Jewish Food

matzoh ball soup from Lox & Schmear

We want to share an essay with you today written by a local Jewish chef. Lev Levine is the owner of Lox & Schmear, one of our favourite bagel spots in the city. They recently posted their thoughts on Instagram on the topics of Jewish food, kosher food, and cultural appropriation. It was so well presented we asked their permission to share it with you here. Continue »