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A Slice of Naples in Niagara

A Slice of Naples in Niagara

Posted Nov 28th, 2018 in Eating Niagara, In The Kitchen, Food Stories

Mario Cesta, co-owner of Pie'za Pizza in Niagara-on-the-Lake, is one of three pizzaiolos in Ontario to be certified by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN) for making authentic Napoli-style pizza.

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A Sip of La Dolce Vita at Illy Commisso's Bistro + Cafe

A Sip of La Dolce Vita at Illy Commisso's Bistro + Cafe

Posted Nov 15th, 2018 in Eating Niagara, Marketplace, Food Stories

The Illy Commisso Bistro + Cafe has become a community gathering place for coffee klatches to take part in the comforting ritual of sipping a good cup of coffee or tea.

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Feeding the Foodie Feline

Feeding the Foodie Feline

Posted Nov 5th, 2018 in Marketplace

Rayne Clinical Nutrition is a Canadian pet food company dedicated to providing cats and dogs with the highest quality nutrition. Here's what my cats thought of Rayne's Pork and Potato formula.

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Niagara's Olive Farmers

Niagara's Olive Farmers

Posted Aug 30th, 2018 in In The Kitchen, Food Stories

George and Katherine Kubarakos are known around Niagara as the couple behind The Olive Oil Lady. They sell olives and olive oil from George's family grove in Sparta, Greece, each year at the Niagara Greek Festival, and it's entirely worth stocking up on both.

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Entirely Worth it: Tahini Fudge

Entirely Worth it: Tahini Fudge

Posted Aug 21st, 2018 in Recipes, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes, Fall Recipes, Winter Recipes

Tahini fudge is an indulgence without the guilt. Packed with healthy fats and no refined sugar, you can eat this stuff for breakfast and feel like this day's got nothing on you.

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Four Local Beers to Drink this Summer

Four Local Beers to Drink this Summer

Posted Jul 20th, 2018 in Eating Niagara, Food Stories

Niagara is no slouch when it comes to beer. These local brews will keep you cool this summer.

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How to Pair Beer and Food Like a Cicerone

How to Pair Beer and Food Like a Cicerone

Posted Jul 20th, 2018 in How To's, In The Kitchen, Food Stories

Pairing beer with food doesn't have to be stressful. Suds are forgiving but there are definitely ways to bring out the best on your plate and in your glass.

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A Rad(ler) Collaboration

A Rad(ler) Collaboration

Posted Jul 20th, 2018 in Eating Niagara, Food Stories

Lock Street Brewery in Port Dalhousie has teamed up with Small Batch Co. to make a series of radlers that use real fruit juice and unexpected flavours.

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The Wonders of White Asparagus

The Wonders of White Asparagus

Posted May 31st, 2018 in Beyond Niagara, On the Farm, Food Stories

White asparagus is a unique spring vegetable popular in Europe but it's catching on in Ontario thanks to one Norfolk County farmer.

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A Trip to Bakeland + Blueberry Crepe Torte

A Trip to Bakeland + Blueberry Crepe Torte

Posted May 5th, 2018 in Recipes, Summer Recipes, Food Stories

Marit Hovland's cookbook, Bakeland: Nordic Treats Inspired by Nature, is a real beauty filled with seasonal recipes like this easy blueberry crepe torte.

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