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Is Manni Olive Oil the World’s Best?

Armando Manni’s whirlwind visit to Toronto in late September began, appropriately, with a short lecture at George Brown College, where he walked a select group of culinary students through the process of how to taste olive oil properly. And not…

Halloween Baking with The Domestic Gothess

Want to elevate your Halloween menu beyond black, white and orange? You need to meet the Domestic Gothess. Birmingham UK food blogger Hannah Hossacktaken is the Domestic Gothess.  She takes Halloween baking into epic Tim Burton territory with these 3…

Andrea Stewart Kitchen Kitchen Shorts

Canada’s 100 Best Throws a Kitchen Party

Everyone loves a kitchen party, and ours was no exception. The excuse? Andrea Stewart's new cookbook Recipe Shorts. Recipe Shorts is the cookbook answer to our time-constrained world.  All of the Tweet-length recipes contain 140 characters are short and sweet…

Roasted Beet & Heirloom Carrot Salad

ROASTED BEET AND HEIRLOOM CARROT SALAD Head to your farmers market right now, and you'll find gorgeous hues of in-season beets: ruby red, sunny yellow and candy-striped. Their earthy flavour combines beautifully with sweet carrots, and the addition of Frisée…

Braising Pan

Braising Pan Season is Here

Is your braising pan ready? The braising pan (sometimes called a casserole pan) is one of the most versatile pieces of kitchen equipment. Not only are they the perfect braising vehicle, they are also versatile enough for you to sauté, broil, roast, boil,…

Brunello

Dinner Invite: World of Brunello

Drink Toronto is the newly-launched business from CityBites' (and associate C100B editor) Dick Snyder and sommelier Erin Henderson of The Wine Sisters. The premise?  Thoroughly enjoyable, boozy walking tours of  Toronto’s best bars and restaurants in some of the city’s hottest neighbourhoods.  But…

Tulum Food Spirits & Wine Festival

If you haven't had the chance yet to indulge your inner hippie in Tulum, the first Tulum Food Spirits & Wine Festival might be the excuse you've been waiting for. Tulum has the most stunning beaches and a much better…

Saeco PicoBaristo Makes Dreamy Coffee

Coffee fanatics take note:  Saeco's PicoBaristo is a super-automatic home espresso machine that produces coffee so great it may just put an end to your perfect-cup-of-coffee quest. Fancy an espresso or latte macchiato? What about a flat white?  No problem.…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever?

This chocolate chip cookie recipe from the prettily named Vanilla Bean Blog has just been sprinkled with internet fairy dust. Sarah Kieffer is a self-taught baker who has won the Reader’s Choice Best Baking & Desserts in the SAVEUR Best Food Blog Awards.  Her…

Terroir

Terroir Budapest

Canada's Terroir just got a little exotic. Terroir founder Arlene Stein has paired with Budapest wine grower Robert Gilvesy to organize Hungary’s first professional development event for the gastronomy industry. Gilvesy is the owner of Gilvesy Winery and recently founded Volcanic Wines…

Shangri-La’s Taste of the Six: Momofuku’s Jed Smith

October 19th brings Momofuku chef Jed Smith to the final Taste of the Six at Toronto's Shangri-La Hotel. Created as a celebration of  Toronto’s vibrant food scene, Taste of the Six is the dinner series with a cause from Toronto's Shangri-La…

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