Tagged with Italy

Fabulous favas

Fabulous favas

By: Cynthia David Special to the Star, Published May 16, 2013 If there were a design award for legumes, the fava bean would win hands down. Crack open a shiny green pod and you’ll understand why. Each bean is nestled in a velvety white bed attached to a jaunty nightcap that snaps off when you … Continue reading

Letters from Italia

March 28 Arriving in Agrate When I showed my 75-year-old brother-in-law my blog, with its photo of fennel, he looked bemused. I can’t blame him; when fennel is part of your DNA and grows in your garden, why would you write an article about it? Even after a night in business class, day 1 was … Continue reading

Try Italian sushi!

Try Italian sushi!

If Torontonians can be Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, why shouldn’t we all be a little Italian for a day? Santa Maria Foods in Brampton, which owns the Mastro and San Daniele brands and imports Lavazza coffee, took over St. Lawrence Market June 1 to show off their brand new ready-to-heat pork back ribs and … Continue reading