Posts Tagged ‘Fruit’

Let’s Eat Persimon® persimmons

12 Dec, 2015  |  by Geo Peck
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Apparently, it’s persimmon season! I havn’t heard much about this vegetable/fruit until recently, which makes sense as they are only grown in a few different places in the world, and are all shipped to Canada. But I’m glad that they are shipped here, because it turns out they are pretty tasty, and will surely be permanently added to my rotation of veggies. Kind of like a cross between a tomato and a plum, these guys are slightly sweet and have…

Not Far From the Tree’s Fruitful Project — Preserving Toronto’s Urban Bounty

7 Jul, 2014  |  by Yuli Scheidt
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Toronto will soon be able to enjoy the fruits of Not Far From The Tree’s labour year-round with the launch of Fruitful, a line of artisanally-produced preserves made from hand-picked fruit. Not Far From The Tree is a city-wide, volunteer-based program that harvests the bounty from our very own urban forest. The organization aims to activate the abundance of local food found in our city, bring attention to our urban ecology, and build community through local people working together. Not…

Friday Foodie Five

8 Aug, 2013  |  by Yuli Scheidt

Every Friday we bring you our favourite foodie sights and sounds. Everything from food packaging and food inspired art, to recipes and reviews.  1. Fruit – Pretty Pink Raspberries & White Currants What a heavenly treat. Are these just young berries, or is this a variety? I need to get my hands on some. 2. Food Art – Meet Me at the Market by Katie Daisy I would love this hanging in my kitchen (if I could find the wall space). See…

Sweet Snow Shave Ice Bringing Delight to Heat Stroked Toronto

7 Jul, 2013  |  by Yuli Scheidt

On what would turn out to be the first day of Toronto’s first official Heat Advisory for 2013, the hometown Squad hoofed it over to the Sony Centre to try and beat the heat with a new ice treat food truck that’s cruising around town. Sweet Snow Shave Ice‘s adorable truck was set up along with a handful of others offering lunch time eats to the Bay St. Boys and tourists alike. But this was something different. Bringing back from Hawaii the secret to…

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…

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