We Heart Jamaican Patties!


 

What comes to mind when you think of must have Toronto foods – the peameal sandwich at Carousel Bakery? The egg tarts at Nova Era, macarons from Nadége, roti from Pam’s? The list goes on. There’s a new taste in town and it’s time you added it to your list.

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Tutti a Tavola!

Contributed by: Louise Boultbee

“Tutti a tavola!” In Italian, that means ‘everyone at the table. For a young Tony Cammalleri, hearing those words meant good food was about to be served in the company of family and friends.

So when he launched his latest culinary endeavour in 2020, “Tavola” felt like the perfect name. Fiesta welcomes Tavola to the table with its full line of prepared dishes, salads, pastas and sauces in our new kitchen.

Tavola at Fiesta Farms

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Persimmons in January

 

 

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This is the perfect fruit to seek out right now. Fill your fruit bowl and let them ripen (the Hachiya variety can  take forever, but they’re so worth it) or not (the Fuyu pictured above, can be eaten when still hard, like an apple). Here’s our little primer on the varieties and how to enjoy them.
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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

 

a classic coffee cake by Preppy Kitchen

 

Coffee cake is one of life’s little pleasures. Simple, humble, sweet but not overly cloying, it manages to be hearty and delicate at the same time. And it freezes beautifully – so you can have some on hand whenever the craving strikes. Continue »



The Magic Of Fresh Coriander

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People either love cilantro or loathe it. Those in the latter camp often describe its flavour as soapy, while those in the former rhapsodize about its floral, delicate citrus tones and bright aroma. This post is for you, the unabashed cilantro lover. It is August, the time of year for this lovely annual herb to manifest its destiny in the form of fresh coriander seeds.  Continue »