Posts Tagged ‘The Stop Community Food Centre’

Q&A With A Local Food Expert


Should we be worried about food shortages? Does it make a difference what apple I buy? Will I have to give up coffee? How do I bake with spelt?

These are all questions that are going through our heads right now as we try to grocery shop responsibly. To get some clarity, we talked to local chef and food activist, Joshna Maharaj. She has some great advice that will help us all be better consumers during this pandemic and in the months to come. And she has a great recipe for spelt.  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 »

Summer Fun in Toronto

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While it is still officially spring, it sure feels like summer and the beautiful weather means that so many outdoor events will be happening across the city. We recently shared an interview with the Halal Food Festival and that got us looking into what else might be happening around Toronto in the coming months. Here’s our roundup of some of the best: Continue »

Community Calender- July 2014

lobster rolls

lobster rolls

Since the summer in Ontario can become so jam-packed with events and festivals, vacations and trips to the beach – we thought we should do a quick round-up of a few things going on in the city that you shouldn’t miss out on. We’ve illustrated it with photos of our favourite summer dishes – maybe they’ll inspire your menu this sunny July weekend! Continue »

Night Market Vendor Profile: Rossy Earle

Over the next few weeks we are going to profile some of the vendors who’ll be participating in the Stop’s June fundraiser, The Night Market. Fiesta Farms is a proud sponsor and is helping to supply food to the vendors.
The Night Market was so popular last year that organizers decided to add a second night this year, the two night event sold out in two hours!


Rossy Earle is the chef behind the super popular SupiCucu hot sauce