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FOOD Spring – Summer 2012

The Milky Way

May 18, 2012 | Tim Shuff | Farming

Imagine, milk with terroir. Two local Ontario dairy farms are about to revolutionize the way we think about that most basic of foods.

The World According to Asparagus

May 18, 2012 | Jennifer Clark | Back Issues

Jennifer Clark welcomes the first tender spears of spring with a gardener’s guide to growing and cooking our favourite vegetable.

Love among the ruins at the Alton Mill

May 18, 2012 | Liz Beatty | Back Issues

Set in the stone ruins under the stars, a rustic summer wedding and vegetarian feast was like a mid-summer night’s dream come true.

The Practical Art of Preserving

May 18, 2012 | Cathy Hansen | Back Issues

Learn to make canning part of your food strategy and keep the whole thing manageable, by year-round canning.

The Heirloom Tomato Club

May 18, 2012 | Nancy Falconer | Farming

How a couple of avid tomato lovers are helping preserve the amazing variety of their favourite heritage fruit.

A Cook’s Tour of Bolton

May 18, 2012 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

Here, for the uninitiated, is Food In The Hills’ tour of Bolton’s gourmet highlights:

Kitchen Consequential

May 18, 2012 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

It’s the little things that make the Fanzo kitchen special. But it’s the big things that make it great!

Putting Headwaters on the culinary map

May 18, 2012 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

Headwaters is emerging as the hottest new culinary region in Canada!

Off the shelf

May 18, 2012 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

Our roundup of fabulous quality items produced by local artisans.

Food for Thought

May 18, 2012 | Douglas G. Pearce | Back Issues

A battery consisting of a slice of boiled potato between two electrodes can power a small light for 20 hours, after which a new potato slice is inserted.

The morel index

May 18, 2012 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

Morels should never be eaten raw as they contain small amounts of toxins that are removed by cooking. Even cooked morels can cause mild intoxication when consumed with alcohol.