Grub By Eating Niagara

Welcome to Grub by Eating Niagara

This website is a space that brings together my passion for food and farming in Niagara — and elsewhere — and the different ways I tell stories about the people and places feeding us.

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Meet Hey Modest Marce + Rhubarb Oat Squares

Meet Hey Modest Marce + Rhubarb Oat Squares

Posted Jun 6th, 2019 in Eating Niagara, Recipes, Spring Recipes, Food Stories

Marcella DiLonardo, author of the food blog, Modest Marce, shows us why we should turn our ovens on at any time of year in her cookbook Bake the Seasons. These rhubarb oat squares from Bake the Seasons are one to bookmark for spring.

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Lemony Asparagus Risotto (or How to Achieve Peace at the Dinner Table)

Lemony Asparagus Risotto (or How to Achieve Peace at the Dinner Table)

Posted May 29th, 2019 in Marketplace, Spring Recipes

Lemony Asparagus Risotto is a classic way to celebrate this spring vegetable — and other vegetables if the green spears aren't your thing.

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Timing + Asparagus with brown butter-tarragon vinaigrette

Timing + Asparagus with brown butter-tarragon vinaigrette

Posted May 24th, 2019 in Recipes, Spring Recipes

This asparagus with brown butter-tarragon vinaigrette checks all the proverbial boxes for an easy spring dish you'll keep on repeat.

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Just Matty + Blackberry Coffee Cake

Just Matty + Blackberry Coffee Cake

Posted May 8th, 2019 in Eating Niagara, Summer Recipes, Food Stories

The blackberry coffee cake recipe from Matty Matheson: A Cookbook is one of many worth dog-earing  in the debut offering from Canada's most recognizable culinary export. 

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Welcome to Grub by Eating Niagara, a blog that combines my passion for food and farming in Niagara and beyond. 

I’m Tiffany Mayer, a journalist, author and blogger with a serious passion for food, especially the stories about the people who feed us. 

I launched the first incarnation of this site, Eating Niagara, in 2009. I focused strictly on the bounty my home, Niagara, has to offer. Over time,  I started exploring food and food culture beyond the Niagara Peninsula, and so Grub by Eating Niagara was born to include my stories from farther afield.

Grub by Eating Niagara takes readers around and beyond our region. This is where you'll find my recipes and experiences inspired by my work and travels, and on occasion guest posts by others exploring the world of food, too.

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Lemony Asparagus Risotto (or How to Achieve Peace at the Dinner Table)

Lemony Asparagus Risotto (or How to Achieve Peace at the Dinner Table)

Posted May 29th, 2019

Lemony Asparagus Risotto is a classic way to celebrate this spring vegetable — and other vegetables if the green spears aren't your thing.

Read more

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

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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