Kit Market 2018
Kit Market 2018
Local Dish Blog

Maple Magic: How Sweet it is!

Maple Magic: How Sweet it is!
In case you haven’t already guessed, this blog is about Maple Syrup, something we can be very proud of! Did you know that Canadians produce close to 90% of it globally? It’s great on its own, in a variety of recipes or of course on a stack of fluffy pancakes. We’re indeed lucky to have so many local maple syrup producers here in Waterloo Region. It’s that time of year when we start getting excited as chefs, foodies or farmers. When the sap starts flowing it means spring is officially here, or just around the corner. It also reminds us about the many local goodies to come such as asparagus, ramps, morels and rhubarb to name a few.   As a chef, I...

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Taste Local! Taste Fresh! Wrap Up

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Taste Local! Taste Fresh! - A Feast for the Senses!

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Stuck on Honey: Nith Valley Apiaries

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Farm-to-Table: The Over-Utilized Phrase of an Under-Applied Philosophy

Farm-to-Table: The Over-Utilized Phrase of an Under-Applied Philosophy This post was oringally written and published by Local Line user and popular Waterloo Region chef,  Aaron Clyne  of  B-Hospitality . The phrase “farm-to-table” gets thrown around so much these days it almost seems to...