Posts Tagged ‘pie’

Rhubarb Cream Pie

 

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It is no secret that we here at Fiesta Farms have a thing for rhubarb. For many, spring means fiddleheads and ramps, little robin red-breasts and daffodils. But for the rest of us, it’s rhubarb. And though we enjoy it in a multitude of ways,  nothing beats a good old-fashioned rhubarb pie.

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A Pie Chart of Canada

Recently Tenderflake conducted a survey to determine a few things about Canadians’ love of pie.  You know what Tenderflake is, right? It’s lard. Do you know what lard is? Simply put, it is rendered pig fat, and, as it turns out, it has been making a comeback for the last few years, both in high-end restaurants and bakeries. A few years ago Sasha Chapman wrote an excellent article for Toronto Life extolling the virtues of this misunderstood, and, to a certain extent, vilified fat. If you have a few minutes, you should definitely check out this fascinating piece, it will probably change the way you look at lard. Really.


So, get yourself some lard and let’s get down to what this post is really about; pie crust, pies sweet-and savory- and Canada’s love affair with them. Continue »



Quench – Raspberry Lemonade

Lemonade is a summertime favourite and it never tastes better than when it is made with fresh squeezed lemons. We like to add fresh Ontario fruit to our lemonade as well. Raspberry is a favourite, but you can use strawberry, blueberry or cherry. Continue »