In the Kitchen
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
Belgium – If you bake a lot of sourdough bread, your hands might look like your loaves. Bacterially speaking, that is. The microbes found on bakers' hands mirror the microbes within their starters – the bubbly mix of yeast, bacteria and flour that's the soul of every loaf. NPR reports. | READ MORE
Verona, Italy – Veronafiere, a trade association in Italy, and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council have signed an agreement and launched an initiative specifically dedicated to olive oil called the World of Olive Oil.
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.
In celebration of Pi day on March 14, Lagostina cookware has shared a recipe developed by its corporate chef for mushroom and sausage pizza (including the dough).
This recipe was inspired by the fresh dill at Wenkai Vegetable Stand at the St. Norbert Farmers Market near Winnipeg where Red Ember Common owner Steffen Zinn shops for vegetables for the specials on the food truck.
Halloween is one of the busiest times of the year for the restaurant business given the fact that this day captivates children and adults alike.
This pizza was known as Chef’s Choice until chef Wayne deGroot and wife and business partner Jocelyn Morwood-deGroot learned the owner of the highrise where they live and work in London, Ont., loves the pizza.
Toronto chef Massimo Bruno shares his recipe for a popular street food that has its roots in Bari, Italy
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.
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.
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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.
Spicing up pizza toppings with ethnic influences was a noticeable trend from ingredient exhibitors at this year’s Canadian Pizza Show, but it was simplicity that won over the judges in the Canadian Pizza magazine Chef of the Year competition, which saw a repeat champion showcasing a very modern-world pie.
Fire devastates landmark Italian restaurant in Ottawa's ByWard MarketOttawa – Vittoria Trattoria, located within restaurateur Domenic Santaguida's 147-year-old building…
Recipe: Fragoni, a light version of pizza rusticaSofia Butera, owner of Il Sorriso Cafe & Pizzeria in…
MTY Foods to acquire Papa Murphy's for C$253MMontreal – Papa Murphy’s has signed a $253-million Cdn definitive…
Lallemand’s Eagle fresh bakers yeast rebrands as Lal^FermMontreal – Lallemand Baking has introduced Lal^Ferm as the new…
Boston Pizza to 'Feed the Parade' if Winnipeg Jets win Stanley CupWinnipeg – Boston Pizza is pledging 25,000 slices of the…
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