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The power of labelling

January 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on The power of labelling

An environmental case for less meat on the table

In Australia, labelling for egg cartons must state if the eggs come from caged hens. Photo by Terri Chu

In Australia, labelling for egg cartons must state if the eggs come from caged hens. Photo by Terri Chu

By Terri Chu

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Toronto City Council bans shisha

December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Toronto City Council bans shisha

Proposed hookah lounge category voted down

 

Bampot Bohemian House of Tea & Board Games on Harbord Street will remove shisha from its menu after a city-wide ban takes effect in April 2016. Corrina King, Gleaner News

Bampot Bohemian House of Tea & Board Games on Harbord Street will remove shisha from its menu after a city-wide ban takes effect in April 2016. Corrina King, Gleaner News

By Dilara Kurtaran

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Pot herb survivors for your home

November 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Pot herb survivors for your home

Summer’s over but they can still grow indoors

Lisa Lomax, Gleaner News

Lisa Lomax, Gleaner News

In this reprint of an article from October 1997, landscape architect Bardi Vorster helps us identify which herbs we can bring indoors and enjoy long after the first frost.

By Bardi Vorster

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Breaking bread with friends

August 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Breaking bread with friends

Harbord Bakery marks 70 years

Harbord Bakery’s special beet borscht beverage, developed in honour of its 70th anniversary. AXILE GERONA/GLEANER?NEWS

Harbord Bakery’s special beet borscht beverage, developed in honour of its 70th anniversary.
AXILE GERONA/GLEANER?NEWS

By Annemarie Brissenden

For Rafi Kosower, Roslyn Katz, and Susan Wisniewski, VE day will always be a little extra special. Because it was on May 8, 1945, that their parents, Albert and Goldie Kosower, bought “the little bakery next to the fish market [at] the corner of Harbord and Major streets”.

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A sensory experience

August 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on A sensory experience

Farmers’ market produce attracts shoppers from near and far

“You have to touch and smell the goods to appreciate them,” says Doug Eiche, beekeeper and honey farmer, pictured above at the Bloor-Borden Farmers’ Market.

“You have to touch and smell the goods to appreciate them,” says Doug Eiche, beekeeper and honey farmer, pictured above at the Bloor-Borden Farmers’ Market.

By Axile Gerona

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Bring nuts to the party

July 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Bring nuts to the party

Simple, tasty, and healthy

I try very hard to bring the right little seasonal gift to anyone I visit in their home for a BBQ, or summer gathering. Unless it is an assigned dish for a potluck or a BYOB, I am loath to arrive with yet another little package of shortbread cookies. No point competing with the hosts’ Aunt Martha.

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Cinnamon, the magic ingredient

May 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Cinnamon, the magic ingredient

How to spice up the kitchen this spring

Nothing seemed more delicious to us as kids when we got in the door right after school on a cold day than hot buttered raisin bread toast lavishly sprinkled with cinnamon and white sugar with a cup of hot chocolate.

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Hearty oatmeal cookies

May 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Hearty oatmeal cookies

Cheap, wholesome and supereasy

By Susan Oppenheim

How does it happen that an entire family and their friends become cookie people?

That would be me, my two daughters, and a favourite tenant, just as an example.

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Easy meringue

April 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Easy meringue

Use whatever you have in the pantry for crust

By Susan Oppenheim

Who didn’t grow up 50-odd years ago with something that was totally special, totally yummy, and very, very easy to make?

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Shop shows passion for pasteries

June 4th, 2014 · Comments Off on Shop shows passion for pasteries

New business owner turns trauma into dream fulfilled

By Chantilly Post

 

Sugary Swirl's owner Sonia Esteves displays just a very small sample of the rich variety of her baked goods crafted exclusively on site. The shop is located just south of Dupont on the east side of Bathurst Street.

Sugary Swirl’s owner Sonia Esteves displays just a very small sample of the rich variety of her baked goods crafted exclusively on site. The shop is located just south of Dupont on the east side of Bathurst Street. Brian Burchell/Gleaner News

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