In the Kitchen
Sardinia – Delicate and impossible to replicate, su filindeu – or the “threads of God” – is a pasta made of hundreds of tiny strands by a single woman in a hillside town in Sardinia. Pocket/Saveur reports. | READ MORE
Denver, CO – The Annex by Ardent Mills will partner with Colorado Quinoa to clean, mill and market quinoa grown in Colorado’s San Luis Valley.
Do you build your pizzas with the cheese on the top of the toppings, or do you put the cheese on the bottom, meaning, underneath the toppings? What's the difference? Is there a difference?
Edmonton – Cheese’s high fat content has made it a dietary culprit in the minds of many people, but a new University of Alberta study suggests it helps control blood sugar levels. | READ MORE
I hope you had a nice holiday season and found a way to have some time off and away from your business.
Hamilton, Ont. – Dairy consumption of around three servings per day is associated with lower rates of cardiovascular disease and death, compared to lower levels of consumption, according to a study led by a team of McMaster University researchers. | READ MORE
Last year's Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions saw many great pizza moments. Here are a few – to whet your appetite for the next Summit on Oct. 21.
Las Vegas, NV – Canadian Pizza Chef of the Year Giuseppe Cortinovis, of Ignite Pizzeria in Vancouver, talks about his winning pizza and why he likes to compete.
Las Vegas, NV – Canadian Pizza Chef of the Year Dean Litster, of Armando's Pizza in Windsor, Ont., talks about his winning pizza and why he likes to compete.
Summer's coming! Here are tips for matching liquor with fruit to create delicious fruit cocktails, courtesy the Joey Restaurants.
Sofia Butera, owner of Il Sorriso Cafe & Pizzeria in Niagara Falls, Ont., since 2010, has a pizza on her menu called Fragoni (also pronounced Fraguni). It’s a light version of the pizza rustica loved by many of Italian heritage and traditionally enjoyed – hot or cold – by so many at Easter and on other family occasions.
Sofia Butera, owner of Il Sorriso Cafe & Pizzeria in Niagara Falls, Ont., has a pizza on her menu called Fragoni (also sometimes pronounced Fraguni). It’s a version of the pizza rustica loved by many of Italian heritage and traditionally enjoyed – hot or cold – by so many at Easter and other family occasions.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. – City officials in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., have their eyes on an asphalt-compacting technology that could eliminate small cracks that lead to potholes. Soo Today reports. | READ MORE
The wood-fired oven outside the Montgomery Inn Museum in Etobicoke, Ont., is a 19th-century tool used to teach 21st-century students.
Toronto – The Canadian pizza scene is different from any other. The Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions celebrates the tradition, diversity and passion of Canadian pizza. It is the only event in Canada dedicated to the art and business of making pizza.
Bainbridge Island, WA – A small pizzeria near Seattle, Wash., says it's maintaining a genuine piece of Klondike Gold Rush history – a sourdough starter that has been alive about 120 years. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
This week's episode of Bakers Journal This Week marks the launch of a new three-part series on sourdough baking. Part 1 features Karl De Smedt, communication and training manager at Puratos, who shares some key aspects of sourdough’s fascinating nature. Our sister magazine, Bakers Journal reports. | READ MORE
Atlantic Canada's Piatto Pizza offers tips on how to make Neapolitan-style pizza, including opening the dough, saucing and topping the pie.
Considering opening a bakery café or adding house-made desserts to your menu? Looking to learn new baking skills to enhance your pizza dough? The new Artisan Baking Expo, held in conjunction with the International Pizza Expo, was the place to pursue those aspirations.
Troy, OH – Hobart, a manufacturer of commercial food equipment has announced the winners of both a custom-painted mixer and a food processor.
Troy, OH – Hobart will give away a Legacy HL662 mixer designed on a craft beer theme at the International Pizza Expo and, in a separate online giveaway, an FP150 continuous-feed full hopper food processor.
Today's marketing wisdom from Hilary Drago, marketing manager at Pizzeria Libretto in Toronto.
Here are the answers to Michelle Brisebois' Marketing Insights trivia:
Las Vegas, NV – Hobart has announced it will give away a custom-painted Legacy HL662 Pizza Mixer valued at $20,000 during the 2017 International Pizza Expo next week in Las Vegas.
Carbone Coal Fired Pizza signs franchise deal with 1169071 B.C. Ltd.Toronto – Western pizza chain Carbone Coal Fired Pizza Inc.…
Rare Sardinian pasta made of tiny strandsSardinia – Delicate and impossible to replicate, su filindeu –…
New Winnipeg pizzeria lets customers donate a slice to others in needWinnipeg – A Winnipeg takeout pizza place, SFC Pizzeria, is…
Government to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021: SourceOttawa – The federal government will ban single-use plastics – including plastic…
Health Canada sets guidelines, timeline for marijuana ediblesOttawa – The federal government has announced the timeline and…
Canadian Coffee and Tea Show
September 22-23, 2019
Toronto Franchise Show
October 5-6, 2019
Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions
October 21, 2019
Canadian Restaurant Leadership Summit
November 5, 2019