Tagged with food

8 Things to do in Toulouse, France

I ended up in Toulouse in southwest France almost by accident, but loved every minute. This great city is small enough to walk around in, yet big enough to offer great food, shopping, music and theatre. And it’s old enough to be architecturally magnificent, from its churches to its bridges. Half-way between the Atlantic and the … Continue reading

Tovolo Petite Pie Mold

Grab and Go is the hottest trend in food right now. With this adorable little mold, you can now make your own portable pies, sweet or savory. One side of the mold cuts pastry dough into scalloped circles. Transfer the dough to the mold’s smooth interior, fill with a few spoonfuls of pre-cooked filling and … Continue reading

Fresh-squeezed

A few years back, I interviewed MaryGrace Sexton, CEO of Orchid Island Juice Co. in Fort Pierce, Florida, for a citrus story. Two days later, a Styrofoam box full of juice landed on my doorstep – enough for the entire neighbourhood. It tasted so fresh and rich, everyone wanted to know where to buy it. … Continue reading

Say Brie!

I finally met Albert Borgo of Quality Cheese Inc. in Vaughan, cheese master behind Bella Casara buffalo mozzarella and creamy white rounds of fior di latte, my personal favourite. Borgo says he teamed up with an English cheesemaker last year to learn how to make brie cheese with pasteurized milk that’s just as flavourful as … Continue reading