A Bulbous Bash: The Toronto Garlic Festival

In 1948, author Angelo Pellegrini, in “The Unprejudiced Palate”, in reference to garlic stated “My final, considered judgment is that the hardy bulb [garlic] blesses and ennobles everything it touches”. He continues on to say “ with the possible exception of ice cream and pie.”  Fast forward to the year 2014, to the fourth annual…

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All Hands on the Sfoglia to Let the Good Times Roll

It’s easy to let the good times roll, gathered around a communal table on a Sunday afternoon with tiny hands working homemade dough learning l’arte del martarello. Organized in collaboration with the Rainbow Caterpillar bookstore and The Amarcord Associazione Emiliaromagnoli dell’Ontario, my daughters (and I) had the opportunity to learn about making sfoglia from Master…

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