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From Field to Kitchen

From Field to Kitchen -SOY TASTY! THE VERSATILITY OF TOFU- There are many delicious ways to add soy to your diet. And lots of great reasons why you should eat it too! “Soybeans are a good source of high-quality protein,” explains Lisa Mardlin-Vandewalle a registered dietician and Ontario grain farmer. “Soybeans also contain healthy monounsaturated [...]

By | March 29th, 2018|Articles & Tips|0 Comments

MUSHROOMS: The Ultimate Superfood

  MUSHROOMS: The Ultimate Superfood   Mushrooms are one of the greatest superfoods for a wide variety of reasons. Not only are they available and grown all year long, they are packed with essential nutrients, antioxidants and fibre. Recent studies show that mushrooms can help with blood pressure, arthritis, diabetes, weight management and boosting your [...]

By | March 29th, 2018|Articles & Tips|0 Comments

Bringing Honour & Tradition Into The Kitchen

  Bringing Honour & Tradition Into The Kitchen Long-held Japanese virtues have stood the test of time; patience, honour and hard work. The fruits of these virtues certainly shine through in the production of swords and knives. The result is most often meticulously-forged blades that come with a steep cost, but for good reason. However, [...]

By | March 29th, 2018|Articles & Tips|0 Comments

A Chocolate Company With Heart

A Chocolate Company With Heart From day one fair trade has been essential to Zazubean’s mission. When visiting the Dominican Republic, where a lot Zazubean’s beans come from, I was struck by the prevalence of poverty in the region and just how much our partner cocoa farmers rely on the premiums from the [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Articles & Tips|0 Comments

Come For The Sunsets, Stay For The Wine

Come For The Sunsets, Stay For The Wine Just minutes from the shores of Lake Huron and its world-famous sunsets, you’ll find Dark Horse Winery, the first and only estate winery in Huron County. Aptly named, we are an enigmatic vineyard who, by hard work, tenacity, and heart, has successfully created a new [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Articles & Tips, Drink|0 Comments

A Fresh Start This Winter

A Fresh Start This Winter With the new year upon us it’s time for a fresh start! At Toronto’s historic St. Lawrence Market fresh starts take on a very literal meaning with the delicious fresh foods offered by the Market’s over 120 merchants and farmers. Luckily for us, these fresh experts have shared [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Articles & Tips|0 Comments

From Field to Kitchen

From Field to Kitchen -ACRES AND ACRES OF BARLEY- ONTARIO GRAIN FARMERS grew just over 100,000 acres of barley last year! You may have seen it in a field, and it looks a lot like wheat. Both crops are members of the grass family, and both have grain found in the ear. However, [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Articles & Tips|0 Comments

Escape from the Ordinary at COPA

Escape from the Ordinary at COPAIf you’re looking for a refreshing change from the typical dining experience, Copacanbana (COPA) is the place to be. Offering no shortage of flair, this Brazilian rodizio style restaurant is famous for its palate pleasing all-you-can-eat format and larger-than life table-side theatrics.Owner, Michael Rudan, was inspired to start COPA [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Articles & Tips|0 Comments

Savour The Best Of The Best

Savour The Best Of The Best Food has always fascinated me: its ability to enchant all of our senses, to delight, surprise, and unite us. A plate can tell a story, draw us in and make us fall in love. Surrounded by my mother’s quality cooking while growing up, my love for exceptional [...]

By | February 2nd, 2018|Articles & Tips|0 Comments