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Charcuterie Series: Presentation

By | 2019-05-15T15:34:08-07:00 May 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Charcuterie is the PERFECT appetizer to serve to guests because there is so little fuss involved...no mixing, stirring, baking or heating! Creating a great Charcuterie is all about balance. I like to balance color, texture, and flavour profiles. Something savory, something creamy, something with a kick, something crunchy, something sweet. Choosing your board: While charcuterie could be [...]

Charcuterie Series: Dips, Condiments & Spreads

By | 2019-05-01T10:25:13-07:00 May 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Dips and spreads are not something you see very often on Charcuterie, but I think that is a mistake! We carry several dips and spreads that are perfect to add some creaminess, punch, or sweet to your next board. Lemon & Basil Ricotta: This ricotta dip is really simple, clean tasting, and adds such a nice creamy [...]

Charcuterie Series: Salami

By | 2019-04-24T11:13:25-07:00 April 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

So, what is salami? Salami has come a long way from it's roots with European peasants who coveted this meat for it's stability without refrigeration for long periods of up to 40 days, when fresh meat wasn't an option. Salami is a type of sausage consisting fresh ground meat (typically beef or pork) that has various spices added, then it is fermented, [...]

Charcuterie Series: Cheese

By | 2019-05-14T09:31:36-07:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We carry an wide variety of local and imported cheese perfect for charcuterie board presentations. Depending on how many people your charcuterie is for, typically three cheese choices is perfecto! You will want to have a great classic hard cheese like a really good White Cheddar, a soft cheese like a flavoured Ricotta, or Goat Chevrai, [...]

Why we should be eating more Nuts-n-Seeds

By | 2019-03-26T07:35:03-07:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

The new Canada Food Guide includes nuts and seeds as important as part of consuming more high protein foods. Nuts & seeds are a good source of healthy fats (omega 3 & 6), fiber, antioxidants, and of course, protein. Best nut for your brain: Walnuts Walnuts are very high in omega 3 fatty acids which is [...]

Sugar Showdown

By | 2019-02-28T07:59:09-07:00 February 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Come by the store THIS Saturday March 2nd, 2019 starting at 11am to try several different sugar alternatives and find your new fave!  Low carb Sweeteners & Sugar Alternatives There are many reasons people are choosing to cut sugar from their diet. For some it is a medical related decision, and for some it is a [...]

Chinese Lunar New Year

By | 2019-02-06T08:33:04-07:00 February 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

If you are looking for an inspired reason to celebrate with friends and family, Chinese New Year is a super fun, colorful & flavorful celebration full of tradition and interesting symbolism. After all, this celebration is the cause of the "largest annual mass human migration" in the world, with the number of journeys taken during this [...]

Meyer Lemons

By | 2019-01-22T14:06:46-07:00 January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

I love anything lemon flavoured. Baking with lemon, cooking with lemon. Literally anything lemon, I am in. Therefore, this time of year when citrus is at it's best, in my world its all about the meyer lemons. Meyer lemons are another natural hybrid fruit. They are the product of a cross between a citron and a [...]

Tangelo’s

By | 2019-01-22T14:06:28-07:00 January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Tangelo's are a hybrid fruit. They are a cross between a tangerine and a grapefruit. Contrary to what some believe, they are NOT genetically modified. They are a product of natural hybridization. They are great for fresh eating, but I also found a few recipes to try: While this Pistachio Crusted Scallops with Winter Citrus Salsa [...]

Seville Oranges

By | 2019-01-22T14:06:04-07:00 January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

 It is Citrus season, and we are seeing citrus fruits at their very best. There was some concern late last year that due to weather events down south that it may affect both pricing and quality of the citrus crops this year. So far, so good. One of the citrus fruits that is often overlooked except [...]