There’s nothing more I love then an event that showcase the great culinary finds within our city. Toronto’s gastronomic scene is constantly involving and refining our collective palette as we grow together. Whenever I get a chance to taste a multitude of eateries within the same night without the need to teleport, I get overly excited and blissful. Eat to the Beat is one of my favourite events and it has a special place within my heart as it showcases all the amazing female chefs and their dishes. This year, 60 female chefs came together to cook in support of the Canadian Cancer Society at Roy Thompson Hall and it was truly a night to remember and savour.Read More
Italian cuisine will always have a special place within my heart (and my stomach). One of the first jobs I had was being a hostess at a restaurant in Toronto named Verona. This was where I had my first bowl of risotto and learned why cognac was in a cream sauce and how ricotta was added to desserts. That summer at Verona taught me a lot about the service industry and developed my interest in food. Two years later, I was able to visit Italy and made a stop in Verona. With the sceneries from Romeo & Juliet and endless pasta and pastries in sight, it felt surreal to be in the city that inspired the restaurant that started my culinary interests.
Recently at I was able to attend the Flavour Your Life event featuring Redoro, an Olive Oil maker from Verona. Thanks to Linda’s invite, I got to learn about how the city that has impacted me so much is leaving a mark within the olive oil industry.Read More