Posts Tagged ‘Dessert’

Heaven is a Place on Earth: 2nd Annual LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show

12 Dec, 2015  |  by Linda Dianne

While Los Angeles may be known to most non-Angelinos as a low-fat, no-fat, vegan, green juice paradise, the City of Angels also knows a pâte sucrée from a pâte à choux. And while we tend to keep our love of pastries on the down low, we come together once a year to celebrate all things sweet at the Los Angeles Cookie Con and Sweets Show. Returning for its second year on February 6 & 7 2016, the West Coast’s largest…

Handcrafted Perfection – Upping your Candy Game with Cake and Loaf

8 Aug, 2014  |  by Carly Mcleod

Located on Dundurn and Aberbeen is one of my favourite places in Hamilton – Cake and Loaf Bakery. They produce a excellent variety of breads and pastries that perfectly compliment a good home cooked meal and punctuate your gatherings. With a strong commitment to community, Cake and Loaf is successful in their ability to create a neighbourhood bakery that works with the local economy, making local and seasonal ingredients a staple in every single thing they make. This summer, the…

50th Annual Elmira Maple Syrup Festival

4 Apr, 2014  |  by FGFSadmin

By Megan Stulberg I was recently invited to spend a weekend at the farm where my best friend grew up in Elmira, Ontario. Visiting a town with a whopping population of 9,931, you’d expect a relaxing and quiet weekend in the country, no? Well, it certainly started off that way: I spent Friday evening playing with the family’s seven household pets and watching Come Dine With Me reruns. The next morning, I dragged myself out of bed at 7am and then walked…

The 8th Annual KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival

8 Aug, 2013  |  by Ama Scriver

There is a huge trend that has been happening in food for awhile now: street food.  One culture that has mastered the art of fine street eats are the Filipinos and to celebrate, KULTURA will be holding their 8th annual Filipino Arts Festival from August 7 to 11, 2013. The festival will celebrate all things Filipino with culinary, music and art events being held throughout the city of Toronto with a grand finale event taking place at the beautiful Artscape…

Chilly Ribbons ain’t yo mamas frozen dessert!

7 Jul, 2013  |  by Ama Scriver

A new cool treat has hit the block in the middle of the Ontario heat-wave, straight from Asia and it ain’t yo’ mama’s shaved ice snow cone, frozen yogurt, or ice cream.  This here is called Chilly Ribbons and it’s bringing frozen desserts to a whole new level of awesome. Na Tran is the owner and operator of the new Toronto mobile Chilly Ribbon’s kiosk.    When I asked her what exactly a Chilly Ribbon was she disclosed, “It’s a light…